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survivorship

Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer May Be at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer were at a greater than twofold increased risk for cardiovascular disease than their counterparts without cancer, according to a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Chao et al. Study Details The study involved data from a...

survivorship

Low-Magnitude, High-Frequency Mechanical Stimulation May Improve Bone Mineral Density in Young Childhood Cancer Survivors

In a small trial reported in JAMA Oncology, Mogil et al found that low-magnitude, high-frequency mechanical stimulation improved the whole-body bone mineral density score in childhood cancer survivors with low bone mineral density. Study Details In the double-blind trial, 65 survivors of...

solid tumors
hematologic malignancies
issues in oncology
survivorship

Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among Survivors of Some Adult-Onset Cancers

In a study using managed-care organization data reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Armenian et al found that survivors of adult-onset multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, lung/bronchus cancer, and breast cancer had an increased risk for subsequent cardiovascular disease. Study...

survivorship
cns cancers
issues in oncology

Increased Risk of Severe Neurocognitive Impairment in Adult Survivors of Pediatric CNS Tumors

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Brinkman et al, a study in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort showed that adult survivors of pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumors are at increased risk of severe neurocognitive impairment. Study Details The study involved 224 survivors of CNS...

hematologic malignancies
lymphoma
survivorship

Dutch Study Shows Increased Risk of Second Cancer for Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma During Long-Term Follow-up

In a Dutch study reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, Schaapveld et al found that survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma treated between 1965 and 2000 were at a 4.6-fold greater risk of second cancer vs the general population during long-term follow-up. There was no significant difference in the ...

breast cancer
survivorship

ACS/ASCO Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Guideline

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and ASCO have issued a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care guideline, published jointly in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The guideline recommendations were formulated by a multidisciplinary expert work group and are based on...

leukemia
lymphoma
survivorship

Reduction in Late Mortality in Childhood Cancer Survivors in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Cohort

In a study reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, Armstrong et al found that late mortality decreased over time among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort. The reduction is consistent with efforts during recent decades to modify treatment with ...

survivorship
issues in oncology

Material and Psychological Financial Hardship for U.S. Cancer Patients

In a population-based study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Yabroff et al found that cancer and its treatment were associated with material financial hardship for 29% and psychological financial hardship for 32% of patients aged 18 to 64 years in the United States. Financial hardship...

breast cancer
supportive care
survivorship

Risk Factors for Lymphedema in Patients Treated for Breast Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ferguson et al found that cellulitis in the affected arm, but not blood draws, injections, trauma to the affected arm, or air travel, was associated with an increased risk of lymphedema in women treated for breast cancer. Study Details In...

survivorship

Tailored Education Improves Awareness of Risk for Therapy-Related Complications Among Childhood Cancer Survivors

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Landier et al found that education tailored to personal risk for therapy-related complications improved risk awareness in survivors of childhood cancer. The level of awareness appeared to reach a maximum after several educational sessions....

survivorship

ASCO Statement: Recommendations for Obesity Clinical Trials in Cancer Survivors

As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Ligibel et al, ASCO has issued a statement providing recommendations for obesity clinical trials in cancer survivors. ASCO convened the Research Summit on Advancing Obesity Clinical Trials in Cancer Survivors in November 2014. The meeting involved...

breast cancer
survivorship

Group-Based Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention Successful in Overweight/Obese Breast Cancer Survivors

Obesity increases the risk for overall and breast cancer mortality and comorbidity. As reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Rock et al, the Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) study has shown that a group-based behavioral intervention can produce...

survivorship

Dose Equivalence Analysis Indicates Reduced Risk of Late Heart Failure With Daunorubicin vs Doxorubicin in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Feijen et al found that daunorubicin may be associated with reduced risk of late heart failure vs doxorubicin in survivors of childhood cancer. Study Details The study included data from 15,815 survivors of childhood cancer who survived...

breast cancer
supportive care
survivorship
issues in oncology

Sham and Real Electroacupuncture Reduce Hot Flashes vs Gabapentin and Pill Placebo in Breast Cancer Survivors

In a study assessing placebo effects reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mao et al found that sham electroacupuncture produced a greater reduction in hot flashes than placebo pills and gabapentin, with the greatest reduction being achieved with real electroacupuncture. Study Details In...

survivorship

Increased Risk of Cancers After Age 40 in Childhood Cancer Survivors

In an analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Turcotte et al found that survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk of subsequent malignant neoplasms after age 40 years. Study Details The study involved data from 3,171 survivors of...

survivorship

Increased Risk of Intestinal Obstruction and Mortality in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

As reported by Madenci et al in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, an analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study showed that childhood cancer survivors are at increased risk of intestinal obstruction requiring surgery at ≥ 5 years after cancer diagnosis and poorer overall survival. Study...

survivorship

Psychosocial and Neurocognitive Impairment in Adult Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

In an analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Prasad et al found evidence of impaired psychosocial and neurocognitive function among long-term cancer survivors diagnosed during adolescence and young adulthood. Risk of Impairment In the...

pancreatic cancer
survivorship

National Cancer Database Analysis Identifies Characteristics of 10-Year Survivors of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

In an analysis reported in JAMA Surgery, Paniccia et al identified patient and treatment characteristics that were associated with survival of at least 10 years after diagnosis of invasive pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, including lower positive lymph node ratio, receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy, ...

leukemia
lymphoma
survivorship

Long-Term Follow-Up Suggests No Detrimental Survival Effect of Dexrazoxane in Pediatric Patients With Leukemia or Lymphoma

In an analysis of Children’s Oncology Group (COG) trials reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Chow et al found that dexrazoxane use did not appear to be associated with poorer survival among pediatric patients with leukemia or lymphoma in long-term follow-up. Study Details The...

survivorship

Increased Risk of Long-Term Pulmonary Dysfunction in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Who Received Pulmonary Toxic Treatments

In a single-center study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Armenian et al found that childhood cancer survivors who had received potentially pulmonary toxic treatment were at a significantly increased risk of long-term pulmonary dysfunction compared with healthy controls. Study Details ...

lymphoma
survivorship

Good Prognosis for Parenthood for Women Treated for Hodgkin Lymphoma During Childhood or Adolescence

In a German study reported in The Lancet Oncology, Brämswig et al found that women treated for Hodgkin lymphoma during childhood or adolescence had a good prognosis for achieving parenthood. Study Details This prospective longitudinal study included 467 female patients aged < 18 years at...

lymphoma
survivorship

Excessive All-Cause and Second Primary Malignancy-Related Mortality and Frequent Late Morbidity in Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Treated During Adulthood

In a single-institution study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Matasar et al found that Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated during adulthood were at increased risk of all-cause and second primary malignancy mortality compared with SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and...

survivorship

Poor Health Status More Common Among Childhood Cancer Survivors vs Siblings, With Age‑Related Increase in Prevalence

In a study in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Cohort reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hudson et al found that poor health status was more common in survivors than in siblings, with an age-related increase in prevalence particularly evident in female survivors. In the study, 22,568...

issues in oncology
survivorship

Advanced-Practice Nurse Telephone Counseling Improves Rate of Cardiomyopathy Screening in At‑Risk Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer

In the ECHOS trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hudson et al found that the addition of two tailored telephone counseling sessions by an advanced-practice nurse to a mailed personalized survivorship care plan including cardiac screening recommendations resulted in a greater than...

lymphoma
survivorship

Vigorous Exercise Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Adult Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

In a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Jones and colleagues found that vigorous exercise reduces the risk of major cardiovascular events in adult survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. Study Details In the study, 1,187 survivors of...

survivorship

Scoring to Predict Individual Risk of Heart Failure Among Childhood Cancer Survivors

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Chow and colleagues developed risk scoring that can identify likelihood of heart failure among childhood cancer survivors. Study Details The study involved survivors in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) free of significant...

survivorship

Higher Alkylating Agent Exposure Associated With Impaired Spermatogenesis in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

In a study in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study population reported in The Lancet Oncology, Green et al found that increasing alkylating agent exposure was associated with impaired spermatogenesis in adult male survivors of childhood cancer who did not undergo radiation therapy as part of their...

survivorship

ASCO Issues Clinical Expert Statement on Cancer Survivorship Care Planning

Efforts at implementing survivorship care plans have met with limited success in oncology practice, in part due to the time required to complete survivorship care plans, lack of role clarity, and lack of reimbursement for time to complete the documents. In response, ASCO convened a Survivorship...

breast cancer
survivorship

Dutch Study Finds No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Mortality in 5-Year Survivors of DCIS

In a Dutch study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Boekel et al found no increase in risk of cardiovascular mortality among 5-year survivors of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) compared with the general population. Among DCIS patients, risk of cardiovascular events did not...

survivorship

Chemoradiotherapy vs Radiotherapy Alone Linked to Increased Risk of Subsequent Malignancies in Long-Term Survivors of Hereditary Retinoblastoma

Increased risk of subsequent malignant neoplasms has been reported in hereditary retinoblastoma survivors after radiotherapy. In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Wong et al found that chemotherapy plus radiotherapy was associated with increased risk of subsequent malignant...

survivorship

Poorer Psychosexual Functioning in Adult Female Survivors of Childhood Cancer

In an analysis in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study population reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ford et al found that adult woman survivors of childhood cancer have poorer psychosexual function than their siblings without childhood cancer. Risk factors for poorer function included...

supportive care
survivorship

No Clinical Outcome Benefit With Aerobic Training Program in Cancer Patients With Heart Failure

In a retrospective analysis in the HF-ACTION trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Jones et al found that a program of aerobic training did not reduce the rate of all-cause mortality or hospitalization in cancer patients with heart failure. Some evidence suggested that patients who...

leukemia
survivorship

Excess Risk of Chronic Late Effects of Treatment in Children With Standard-Risk ALL

Given the changes in treatment of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the risk of late effects in those treated with current protocols may be different from that in children treated decades ago. In a study of survivors of childhood standard-risk ALL reported in The Lancet Oncology,...

survivorship

Danish Study Shows Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Throughout Life in Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

In a Danish cohort study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Rugbjerg and colleagues found that survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease throughout life, with cardiovascular disease profiles differing according to cancer...

survivorship

Minority of Oncologists and Primary Care Physicians Fully Discuss Survivorship Care Plans With Cancer Survivors

Of 53 National Cancer Institute cancer centers, only 43% report implementing survivorship care plans for at least some of their cancer survivors. In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blanch-Hartigan et al found that a minority of a nationally representative sample of oncologists ...

breast cancer
survivorship

Cumulative Risk of Breast Cancer Reaches 30% by Age 50 After Chest Irradiation for Childhood Cancer

The incidence of breast cancer in women treated with chest radiation therapy for childhood cancer previously has been estimated at 5% to 14% by age 40 years and is among the highest reported for any population. In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Moskowitz et al found that the...

survivorship

Childhood Cancer Survivors at Very High Risk of Later Endocrine Disorders in Scandinavian Study

In a population-based cohort study (Adult Life after Childhood Cancer in Scandinavia, or ALiCCS) reported in The Lancet, Licht et al assessed the lifetime risk of endocrine disorders in Scandinavian long-term survivors of childhood cancer. They found a nearly fivefold increased risk of hospital...

breast cancer
supportive care
survivorship
integrative oncology

Yoga Improves Inflammation, Fatigue, and Vitality in Breast Cancer Survivors

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Kiecolt-Glaser et al found that yoga reduced levels of inflammatory cytokines and fatigue and increased vitality in breast cancer survivors. Study Details In the study, 200 women with stage 0 to IIIA breast cancer who had completed...

survivorship

Is the Traumatic Impact of Cancer Overestimated in Children With Cancer?

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Phipps et al found no evidence of increased post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in children with cancer and observed a heightened sense of perceived growth related to cancer events in these children. ...

leukemia
survivorship

Persistent Significant Neurocognitive Impairment in Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Kevin R. Krill, PhD, and colleagues from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital assessed neurocognitive function in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). They found pervasive significant impairment across...

survivorship

Association Between Prevalence of Symptoms and Impaired Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, I-Chan Huang, PhD, of University of Florida at Gainesville, and colleagues investigated the association between prevalence of symptoms and health-related quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer enrolled in the St. Jude...

survivorship

Improvements Needed in Use of Survivorship Care Plans

Survivorship care plans, consisting of treatment summaries and follow-up plans, are intended to promote coordination of post-treatment cancer care, but little is known about how they are being used in routine oncology practice. In a study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer...

survivorship

Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer Exhibit Vascular Endothelial Damage

In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cornelia A.J. Brouwer, of the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands, and colleagues assessed vascular parameters in long-term childhood cancer survivors and sibling controls. They found that survivors who had received...

survivorship

Modifiable Risk Factors Potentiate Therapy-Associated Risk for Major Cardiac Events in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Gregory T. Armstrong, MD, of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, and colleagues assessed the frequency of major cardiac events and cardiovascular risk factors among adult survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings. They...

breast cancer
survivorship

Quality of Life Improves Over Time and Is Similar in Long-Term Breast Cancer Survivors and Women With No History of Breast Cancer

In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Pamela J. Goodwin, MD, and Tina Hsu of University of Toronto and colleagues assessed changes in quality of life from time of breast cancer diagnosis to long-term survivorship and compared quality of life in long-term survivors to that of...

survivorship

Danish Study Evaluates Risk of Mental Disorders in Siblings of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for long-term adverse physical and mental effects, but little is known about the effects of illness in siblings of these patients. In a study reported in Lancet Oncology, Lasse Wegener Lund, MD, of the Danish Cancer Society Research Centre in...

lymphoma
survivorship

Decreased White Matter Integrity and Neuropsychological Function Seen Decades After Cranial Radiotherapy for Pediatric Lymphoid Malignancies

CNS-directed chemotherapy and cranial radiation therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia or lymphoma have neurotoxic effects. In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ilse Schuitema, MSc, of Leiden University, The Netherlands, and colleagues evaluated white matter changes ...

survivorship

Female Survivors of Childhood Cancer Have Increased Risk of Infertility

Decreased pregnancy rates and early menopause have been reported in female cancer survivors, although there is less information on infertility rates and reproductive interventions in these patients. In a study reported in Lancet Oncology, Sara E. Barton, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

colorectal cancer
survivorship

Chemotherapy-induced Neuropathy Has Long-term Effect on Colorectal Cancer Survivors

In a study reported in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Floortje Mols, PhD, of the Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, and colleagues assessed the prevalence and severity of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy and its affect on health-related quality of life in...

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