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Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, on Breast Cancer and Quality of Life: Expert Perspective

Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, of the Mayo Clinic, summarizes a special spotlight session that included discussion of interventions to improve quality of life and the importance of lifestyle in the prevention of cancer and cancer recurrence.

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Learning About Fertility Is Important to Young Patients With Cancer

It is more and more common for people to wait until their 30s or 40s to have children. Consequently, many young adults have not completed their desired childbearing when they are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer treatments can impair fertility directly (usually via gonadotoxicity from chemotherapy,...

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Fertility Concerns Affect Treatment Choices in Young Women With Breast Cancer, but Few Use Preservation Options

Little is known about how fertility concerns affect treatment decisions or fertility preservation strategies at the time of initial diagnosis of breast cancer. In an ongoing multicohort study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ruddy et al found that most young women with breast cancer...

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Young Breast Cancer Patients With Poorer Financial Status May Experience Delays in Seeking Care

Researchers seeking to determine why breast cancers are more deadly in young women found that although only a minority of young women experience long delays between the time they detect a breast abnormality and the time they receive a diagnosis, delays in seeking care are more common in women with...

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