Younger Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Late Effects
In this interview we discuss a study that found that survivors of thyroid cancer diagnosed with the disease at a young age had an increased risk of late effects from therapy.
High Anxiety Rates in Partners of Young Breast Cancer Survivors
Anxiety is common among partners of young breast cancer survivors, even several years after the diagnosis, according to a new analysis. Anxiety was correlated with the use of less constructive and more maladaptive coping strategies.
Most Cancer Patients Reduce Physical Activity Despite Potential Benefits
Most patients with cancer decreased their physical activity levels following their diagnosis, in spite of the potential benefits associated with exercise, according to a new study.
Survivors of Pediatric Cancers Report Poor Health Despite Treatment Advances
Despite evolution of treatments and substantial improvements in survival, the self-reported health status among adult survivors of childhood cancers has not improved over 3 decades.
Use of Anxiety, Depression Medication Twice As High Among Cancer Survivors
Cancer survivors in the United States were taking medications to treat depression and anxiety at almost twice the rate of the general population between 2010 and 2013.
Dexrazoxane Can Mediate Cardiotoxicity in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Survivors of childhood cancers are at significantly increased risk of cardiotoxicity if treated with anthracyclines, according to a new review of the literature.
Follow-Up Care and Screening for Cancer Survivors
In this interview we discuss follow-up care and screening for second primary cancers in cancer survivors.
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