How Cancer Survivorship Care is Changing

Survivorship experts Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, (left) and Lisa Diller, MD, (right). Partridge is the director of Dana-Farber’s Adult Survivorship Program and Diller is the medical director of the David…

‘Chemobrain’ Added to Cancer Survivorship Guidelines

Survivorship Guidelines. Although there is no specific screening tool for chemobrain, the NCCN’s Survivorship Guidelines recommend the following: Clinicians should assess other factors that may be affecting cognitive function, such…

Survivorship care brings peace of mind

…he beat colon cancer with the help of the Dana-Farber. Conboy joined a support group for cancer survivors after having the disease for the second time. He receives survivorship care,…

Classes Help Survivors Move Beyond Cancer

…a comprehensive series of survivorship classes and programs designed to help not just patients who are new to survivorship, but also those who have been cancer free for years. What…

Tips for Caring for Yourself after Cancer

…spiritual care, individual counseling, nutritionists, physical therapists, pain clinics, or support groups. Read More: How Cancer Survivorship Care Is Changing The Best Foods and Diet for Cancer Treatment and Survivorship

Why pediatric survivor programs are so important

In celebration of Living Proof week, Insight honors cancer survivors with daily posts about survivorship. When Dana-Farber launched its David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic nearly 20 years…

Tips every new cancer survivor should know

…when you need it. Richard Boyajian, RN, MS, ANP , is an oncology nurse practitioner in Dana-Farber’s Adult Survivorship Program, a member of the LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Network….

What Care Do I Need After a Stem Cell Transplant?

…array of long-term health problems, often caused by the high doses of chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy used prior to the transplant. Dana-Farber’s Adult Stem Cell Survivorship Clinic helps transplant survivors…

Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

…research has looked at the details of an individual’s diet and sugar intake and how it may affect cancer risk or survivorship outcomes, but there have not been any randomized,…

Helping Cancer Survivors Get a Good Night’s Sleep

…pediatric project was so successful that it has been adapted and expanded; Zhou recently also introduced a version of it to the Adult Survivorship Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer…