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Survivor Care; Diabetes and Cancer; Lung Cancer Ignorance

The rapidly growing population of cancer survivors deserves coordinated, comprehensive, and personalized care, according to an American Cancer Society report that delineates priorities for patient ... read more

The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative: new and emerging evidence on the ongoing needs of cancer survivors

In this supplement, Maher and McConnell (2011) build on the overall prevalence figures for breast, colorectal and lung cancer to estimate the numbers of patients likely to be alive at different phases ... read more

Cancer Research News: A Weekly Roundup of New Developments in Cancer Research and Treatment

News breaks in the cancer arena all the time. Sometimes it’s big — like word that a breakthrough drug has increased survival ... risk for lung cancer risk. The greatest benefit was among people ages ... read more

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Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cancer and reduces post-cancer survival

Having diabetes is linked with an increased risk of developing a number of cancers as well as poorer survival ... develop cancer in later life", says, Bjornsdottir, who led the study. The findings ... read more

Activity trackers motivate cancer survivors to move

and heart and lung function. That’s important because cancer survivors are often at heightened risk for short- and long-term conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, weakened bones, and ... read more

Coping With Common Comorbidities of Lung Cancer

The second [most prevalent comorbidity] was diabetes – 16 percent ... put you at higher risk of developing lung cancer, but it can alter the way you'll be treated for lung cancer. "By default, the ... read more

Heal With Exercise: Exercise for cancer survivors

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR CANCER SURVIVORS ... such as diabetes and heart disease. 7. Reducing overall risk of mortality. Exercise is an adjunct treatment for cancer. It should embedded as ... read more

When Cancer Strikes Twice

Though it may seem counterintuitive, patients successfully treated for early breast or lung ... survivors about caring for their general health. “When patients survive cancer, it doesn’t mean they won ... read more

Aging Population, Rising Morbidity Add to Challenge of Survivorship

“People are living years with lung ... diabetes, congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular. Overholser said these conditions may be a bigger threat than cancer to long-term survival. Again, there’s ... read more

Narrating Medicine: What I Learned About Cancer Survivorship Clinics

When a friend recently finished her grueling year of breast cancer chemotherapy ... restrictive lung disease, substance abuse and anxiety — 21 times in the Survivorship Clinic group, but only once in ... read more

FDA approves Roche's Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy for the initial treatment of adults with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer

Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy (carboplatin and etoposide) is the first and only cancer immunotherapy approved for the initial treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung ... of care to ... read more

Why cancer remains on the rampage in Nigeria

The oncologist also attributed the rise in cancer cases to ignorance ... Primary health care in Nigeria is expensive and in most cases unavailable. Thus, the country lacks the basic facilities for ... read more

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