Electra D. Paskett, PhD, on Preventing Lymphedema: Results of a CALGB Study
2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Electra D. Paskett, PhD, of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses an intervention that increased knowledge of lymphedema in breast cancer, and the personal story that drove her research (Abstract 104).
Dong Wook Shin, MD, DrPH, MBA, of Seoul National University Cancer Hospital, discusses the risk of coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke in patients with thyroid cancer taking levothyroxine (Abstract 105).
Angela R. Bradbury, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses genetic testing, tumor profiling, and the identification of those at increased risk for second cancers.
Mohammad Abu Zaid, MD, of Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, discusses findings from a multicenter study of North American testicular cancer survivors, their prevalence of hypertension, risk factors for metabolic syndrome, and the need for screening and treatment (Abstract 102).
Arti Hurria, MD, of City of Hope, discusses the assessment of older patients with cancer.
Sophia Kustas Smith, PhD, MSW, of Duke University, discusses study findings on an online, symptom self-management curriculum, known as www.reimagine.me, employed for breast cancer survivors with chronic pain (Abstract 182).