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).
Rachel Lynn Yung, MD
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).
Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH
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.
Mary McCabe, RN
Mary McCabe, RN, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses various models of delivering survivorship care.
Dana Barnea, MD
Dana Barnea, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses data that suggest annual palpation of the thyroid is an adequate and safe means of screening childhood and young adult cancer survivors, a population at high risk for this type of cancer (Abstract 254).
Kevin C. Oeffinger, MD
Kevin C. Oeffinger, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, summarizes the main take-home messages of the conference.