Items Tagged ‘survivors’

March 21st, 2016

Long-Term Survival of Childhood Cancer Survivors Continues to Improve

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Among childhood cancer survivors, long-term survival continues to improve as treatment has been modified to reduce life-threatening, long-term side effects. These results were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among children diagnosed with cancer in the 70s and 80s, nearly 20% of those who survived for 5 years following diagnosis died within […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, childhood cancer, long-term survival, News, research, survivors


January 25th, 2016

ASCO Publishes Breast Cancer Survivorship Guidelines

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS), have released updated guidelines regarding follow-up care for breast cancer survivors. The updated guidelines were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. There is an estimated 3.1 million breast cancer survivors alive today in the United States. At present, […]

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Tags: ACS, American cancer society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Breast Cancer, Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer, follow-up, guidelines, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, News, Recurrent Breast Cancer, Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer