Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, on Breast Cancer Survivorship in Young Women
2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the physical activity behaviors and weight changes in a study cohort of young women with breast cancer (Abstract 166).
Erin Elizabeth Hahn, PhD, MPH, of Kaiser Permanente Southern California, discusses the use of recommended post-treatment services for adolescent and young adult Hodgkin lymphoma survivors (Abstract 107).
Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses these side effects and some practical approaches to managing them with educational, medical, behavioral, and lifestyle interventions.
Rachel Lynn Yung, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses her study of a clinic-based intervention for overweight cancer survivors, which resulted in weight loss and improvements in fitness and physical functioning (Abstract 167).
Lewis E. Foxhall, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, summarizes this session in which presenters covered a range of issues, including the medical home, tools to facilitate communication with cancer survivors, EMRs, reimbursement, and coordinating care with primary care providers (Abstract 76 was presented in this session).
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, discusses long-term and late effects experienced by cancer survivors.