Survivorship

Currently, there are 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States.
Throughout the seasons of survival, healthcare providers should continually offer the components of survivorship care in the forms of prevention through health and wellness promotion, surveillance for recurrence and screening for new cancers, intervention for management of lasting physical and psychosocial effects, and coordination of care for the cancer survivor.
The Hopemore spa offers specialty spa services to cancer survivors, but it is also just like any other luxury spa. This unique dual-focus design allows it to provide an inviting and relaxing spa atmosphere to all their clients while at the same time providing discreet services to patients with cancer, according to Jeanna Doyle, spa owner, and Kris Astroff, director of skincare at The Hopemore spa.
Timely integration of palliative care (PC) in the management of patients with advanced cancer is a quality benchmark in oncology. PC is often underutilized due to delayed identification and referral of appropriate patients.
10 clever ways for patients to engage in survivorship care and 3 important ways for you to advocate for their rights.
This year, there are no accepted abstracts within this research category.
Many breast cancer survivors experience changes in their sexual health related to cancer treatment.
Studies demonstrate that many gynecological (Gyn) cancer patients are reluctant to exercise during and after treatment due to fatigue and general weakness. This is the most distressing symptom affecting their quality of life.
Our team implemented a survivorship needs assessment in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to determine the specific needs of the cancer survivors in a specified geographic area.
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