Improving Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

Improving Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

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In collaboration with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), this timely volume provides a comprehensive review on all areas of breast cancer survivorship research, highlighting research that is underway or in development. The range of topics covered include the biology and management of fatigue and cognitive dysfunction on breast cancer survivorship, the biology and management of Neuropathy and Arthralgias, the ongoing research on the biology of diet and lifestyle interventions in survivors, and more. With the tremendous growth in the number of breast cancer survivors, researchers have moved beyond describing the outcomes of breast cancer treatments and are focusing their research on understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of the late effects of breast cancer treatment, as well as the development and evaluation of interventions to mitigate some of the persistent symptomsa€”topics which are also explored in this volume. In addition, current research on how to improve survivorship and reduce recurrence of breast cancer through behavioral and lifestyle modifications is also discussed.Perspectives on Research Challenges and Opportunities Patricia A Ganz ... Post- diagnosis weight gain has also been associated with a higher risk of recurrence and mortality (Caan 2012; Bradshaw et al. ... outline research priorities for energy balance interventions, with a specific focus on physical activity and weight lossanbsp;...

Title:Improving Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors
Author: Patricia A Ganz
Publisher:Springer - 2015-06-09

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