Patricia A. Ganz, MD, on Looking Beyond the Scans: What to Look For and How
2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, of the University of California at Los Angeles, discusses the limited sensitivity and specificity of surveillance testing for cancer recurrence and finding a better way to reassure patients about their continuing care.
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).
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).
Tim A. Ahles, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses “chemobrain” and what can be done to help patients cope with this symptom.
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).
Mary McCabe, RN, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses various models of delivering survivorship care.