Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivorship research must look at quality of life: report

Assessing the quality of life experienced by cancer survivors is becoming increasingly important, say researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. Such an assessment has a number of important applications when doing ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer and fertility -- young women speak up

Young female cancer survivors are concerned about their future fertility and parenthood options and want better information and guidance early on, according to a new study by Jessica Gorman and her team from the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

Barrier to effective treatment for seniors -- the cost of medicine

As many as one in ten elderly people in the US, registered with Medicare, do not stick to their prescribed medication because it is too expensive, according to Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov and colleagues from Harvard Medical School. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Chemobrain -- the flip side of surviving cancer

One of the most problematic side effects of cancer treatment, chemobrain - a range of symptoms including memory loss, inability to concentrate, difficulty thinking and other subtle cognitive changes following chemotherapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Long-term cancer survivors struggle to keep regular work hours

Long-term cancer survivors take sick leave more often than their disease-free colleagues, suggesting that they struggle at work despite their ability to work five years after diagnosis. These findings by Steffen Torp, from ...

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