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).
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).
Shawna V. Hudson, PhD, of Rutgers University, discusses a survivorship program designed to improve the quality of life for Hispanic and Latino breast cancer survivors (Abstract 183).
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).
Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses childhood cancer survivors and the protection from late-occurring anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity conferred by a RARG coding variant.
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).