Mohammad Abu Zaid, MD, on Testicular Cancer: Study Results on Metabolic Syndrome
2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium
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).
Lauren P. Wallner, PhD, MPH, of the University of Michigan, discusses her findings on the type of providers women prefer when it comes to handling survivorship care after breast cancer treatment and the need to clarify and discuss provider roles with patients (Abstract 99).
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.
K. Holly Mead, PhD, of George Washington University, discusses specialized survivorship-specific programs, which are gaining prominence, with over 40% of cancer centers in her study providing this type of care (Abstract 1).
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).
Shoshana M. Rosenberg, ScD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, talks about ways to help young women move from active treatment to survivorship, based on findings from focus groups in which patients discussed their unexpected physical and psychological experiences after surgery (Abstract 180).