Rachel Lynn Yung, MD, on Weight-Loss Intervention in Obese Survivors
2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
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).
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).
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.
Mary McCabe, RN, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses various models of delivering survivorship care.
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, discusses long-term and late effects experienced by cancer survivors.
Craig E. Pollack, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, discusses a study of survivorship care plans for this special population (Abstract 1).