Survivorship | Integrative Care

Community-Based Physical Activity Programs Help to Improve in HRQOL in Underserved Breast Cancer Survivors
November 29, 2021

Breast cancer survivors who are minorities or medically underserved appear to experience a benefit in health-related quality of life after taking part in a community-based physical activity program.

Marginalized Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of New-Onset Cardiovascular Disease
September 29, 2021

Several factors among cancer survivors, such as rural residence, low income, and low education were found to be independently associated with a higher risk of developing new-onset cardiovascular disease.

Primary Survivorship Care In Patients With Breast Cancer and Other Malignancies May Be Feasible Versus Secondary Care
August 31, 2021

Survivorship incorporated into primary cancer care may be more cost effective and lead to better clinical and patient-reported outcomes in patients with breast cancer and other malignancies.

Association Between Frailty and Cognitive Decline Noted in Young-Adult Cancer Survivors
August 24, 2021

Young-adult cancer survivors who met criteria for being prefrail and frail were more likely to experience a cognitive decline compared with those considered to be nonfrail.

Self-Coping Required as Coping Resources Were Limited for Older Cancer Survivors During the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 24, 2021

Specific resources needed for survivors of cancer to effectively cope during the first year after treatment were limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, causing survivors to self-cope with known mechanisms.

Prescription Opioid Use Among Cancer Survivors Does Not Correlate with High Risk of Misuse
September 10, 2020

Researchers suggested these findings support “continued access to opioid medications for cancer survivors who may benefit from such therapy.”

MyVictory Fitness Platform Launched for Cancer Survivors
September 02, 2020

The platform was launched to provide cancer survivors live and on-demand workouts specifically geared towards survivors all types of cancers.

Moderate Physical Activity Leads to Better QOL in Women Taking Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy
August 13, 2020

Researchers found that breast cancer survivors who were prescribed adjuvant endocrine therapy and regularly performed moderate physical activity reported better health-related quality-of-life.

Breast Cancer Screening With MRI for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
August 07, 2020

Jennifer M. Yeh, PhD, spoke about study findings which indicated that instituting annual breast cancer screening with MRI at ages 25 to 30 years may reduce breast cancer mortality by 50% or more in survivors of childhood cancer.

Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, on Next Steps in Acupuncture for Managing Pain in Cancer Survivors
July 27, 2020

Using acupuncture to help manage pain associated with cancer treatment, may offer additional tools to help manage function and quality of life in survivors, according to Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE.