Survivorship | Integrative Care

Increasing Knowledge About Integrative Oncology May Serve to Reduce Cancer Burden
March 31, 2022

Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, reviews how traditional, complementary, and integrative medicine can assist clinicians to better treat patients with cancer all over the world.

Economic Factors, Treatment Facility Type Produce Notable Survival Impact in Multiple Myeloma
March 22, 2022

Survival among patients with multiple myeloma appears to be influenced by factors such as socioeconomic status and treatment facility type.

Cancer Survivors in Active Treatment Likelier to Endorse COVID-19 Misinformation Vs Those With No Cancer History
March 22, 2022

A survey suggests individuals with cancer who were undergoing active treatment were more likely to endorse COVID-19 related misinformation than those with no history of cancer.

Education/Behavioral Interventions Reduced Depressive Symptoms in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
March 06, 2022

Compared with a wait-list control group, mindful awareness practices and survivorship education significantly reduced depressive symptoms from preintervention to postintervention in younger survivors of breast cancer.

Lack of Physical Activity Associated with High Mortality in Cancer Survivors
February 14, 2022

A combination of sitting for longer periods a day and a lack of physical activity resulted in a higher risk of death than those who partook in physical activity.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Low Among Breast and Prostate Cancer Survivors in Single Center Study
February 04, 2022

According to a study conducted at a single cancer center in Southern Maryland, patients who survived breast or prostate cancer were less likely to receive a colorectal cancer screening.

American Cancer Society Report Sheds Light on Cancer Statistics and Racial/Ethnic Disparities
February 04, 2022

For World Cancer Day, CancerNetwork® reviews key highlights from the Cancer Facts & Figures 2022 report from the American Cancer Society, with updates in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival across patient subgroups.

Family Model Analysis Provides Insights Into of Fear of Cancer Recurrence in Multiple Myeloma Survivors
January 28, 2022

It is important to tap into interventions that can mitigate a fear of cancer recurrence in the partners of multiple myeloma survivors in addition to improving family hardiness and social support in order to aid in patients' psychological adjustment and wellbeing.

Large Proportion of Veteran Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer Who Experience Suicidal Self-Directed Violence Likely to Die
December 17, 2021

Veteran survivors of head and neck cancer who experienced suicidal self-directed violence were found to most likely die from their injuries.

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.