Tag: "survivorship" at medical news
Cancer survivors require distinct care
...d be covered by insurers. The concept of a cancer survivorship
plan was previously suggested by the President's Cancer Panel. For survivorship
plans to be carried out successfully, an organized set of clinical practice guidelines based on the ...
UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center named Survivorship Center of Excellence
... will build on the Jonsson center's two decades of survivorship
research and put into place critical clinical prog... the Jonsson Cancer Center and director of the new survivorship
center. "This is a great opportunity for us to organize all of UCLA's existing survivorship
Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center study exercise to curb 'chemo brain'
... the country and in Rome, Italy, to receive cancer survivorship
and testicular cancer research grants from the Lance Armstrong Foundation....
Funding for, and societal impact of, cancer research to be discussed during AACR press briefing
... treatment of a variety of tumors. Overall, cancer survivorship
has increased from 30 percent in the early 1970s to 64 percent today. The statistics are even better for those diagnosed before the age of 65, with roughly seven out of every 10 surviving their disease in this age group. But funding cuts will put a b...
Young patients more likely to die in countries where health care is funded by private insurance
...Cancer Panel is working on a similar report on the survivorship
of young Americans with cancer. Both efforts include a review of the role of health insurance and health care delivery systems in the new medical frontier that is TYA oncology."...
Jefferson team designs program that helps elderly perform daily living tasks and live longer
...each older people strategies that appear to have a survivorship
benefit," Dr. Gitlin says. "These findings are very important and suggest that occupational therapy and physical therapy should be integrated in the care of older people who have functional difficulties and chronic conditions."...
Cancer survivors at risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts
...to suggest a link with physical functioning in the survivorship
period Recklitis and colleagues conducted the study with the participation of 226 adult survivors of childhood cancer 100 men and 126 women with a mean age of 28. The participants were interview an average of 18 years after their initial diagno...
Tamoxifen discontinuation rates surprisingly high in clinical practice
...nded for breast cancer in the future and as cancer survivorship
becomes a priority area in clinical practice and research."...
ISHLT membership explores expansion of computer modeling system for organ allocation
...pe and elsewhere. "While some people argue that survivorship
should be central in the choice for organ allocation, others argue that each patient should get a fair chance at receiving the organ. During this session, we will evaluate how systems used around the world create an equal and ethical playing field f...
Increasing survival of organ transplant patients by reducing time interval for transported organs
...that need immediate attention in order to increase survivorship
in transplant patients. The amount of life years gained through better efficiency within the organ transport system is astonishing, continued Dr. Rosengard. ...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...d Second Life will team up once again to celebrate survivorship
and raise money for the fight against cancer by holding the Societys third annual virtual Relay For Life in the Second Life virtual world. This years event, supported by the Societys Futuring and Innovation Center, is expected to attract nearly 2...