Cancer Survivor

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A person who has survived for a prolonged period of time after the diagnosis and treatment of an aggressive cancer; 8.4 million Americans are long-term cancer survivors; aggressive cancers do not include 'garden variety' basal cell carcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas of the skin, which respond well to local excision
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Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds childhood cancer survivors are 14 percent more likely than peers to be obese; genetics may increase risk of treatment-related obesity for some survivors[[/para]]
SMOV is a 501 (c)(3) charity with the mission of sending breast cancer survivors on vacations to rejuvenate their body, mind and spirit.
London, April 24 ( ANI ): Breast cancer survivors who were able to let go of old goals and set new ones showed an improved well-being overall, researchers have found.
CHICAGO - The quality of care that older cancer survivors receive for comorbid conditions such as diabetes and heart failure varies by tumor type, according to a retrospective, cross-sectional analysis of database records for more than 25,000 people.
PSYCHOLOGICAL distress severe enough to disrupt a person's life is twice as common among long-term cancer survivors as the general population, research shows.
This marked the beginning of Lance's role as an advocate for cancer survivors and a world representative for the cancer community.
Aimee Sznewajs, RN, MS, PNP, describes the Passport Program developed at the University of California, a tool to help pediatric cancer survivors communicate their history and obtain the continual care needed.
The district has had several employees pass away from cancer and two principals are cancer survivors, Rossall said.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Menopausal breast cancer survivors may have a 29%-32% higher risk of sustaining fractures at specific sites than do other menopausal women, according to data from the Women's Health Initiative.
Cancer survivors use more mental health services than do people without a history of cancer, and many survivors Want such services but are unable to afford them, Maria Hewitt, Dr.
For breast cancer survivors, the benefits of tamoxifen far outweigh the low risk (now estimated at 2 per 1,000 women) of triggering an endometrial cancer within 5 years.
Cancer survivors are invited to the Pivot Point Academy salons for a selection of complimentary salon and spa services.

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