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Cancer treatment and survivorship statistics, 2016
The number of cancer survivors continues to increase because of both advances in early detection and treatment and the aging and growth of the population. For the public health community to betterExpand
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Fatigue in breast cancer survivors: occurrence, correlates, and impact on quality of life.
PURPOSE To describe the occurrence of fatigue in a large sample of breast cancer survivors relative to general population norms and to identify demographic, medical, and psychosocial characteristicsExpand
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Quality of life in long-term, disease-free survivors of breast cancer: a follow-up study.
BACKGROUND Women with breast cancer are the largest group of female survivors of cancer. There is limited information about the long-term quality of life (QOL) in disease-free breast cancerExpand
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Information needs and sources of information among cancer patients: a systematic review of research (1980-2003).
Understanding what cancer patients need to know and from whom they receive information during the course of care is essential to ensuring quality care. We reviewed 112 articles published from 1980 toExpand
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Life after breast cancer: understanding women's health-related quality of life and sexual functioning.
PURPOSE To describe the health-related quality of life (HRQL), partner relationships, sexual functioning, and body image concerns of breast cancer survivors (BCS) in relation to age, menopausalExpand
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Riding the crest of the teachable moment: promoting long-term health after the diagnosis of cancer.
PURPOSE Cancer survivors are at increased risk for several comorbid conditions, and many seek lifestyle change to reduce dysfunction and improve long-term health. To better understand the impact ofExpand
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Health behaviors of cancer survivors: examining opportunities for cancer control intervention.
PURPOSE A population-based investigation was conducted to examine the prevalence of health behaviors (smoking, alcohol use, physical activity, and cancer screening) of cancer survivors by age, timeExpand
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Cancer survivors in the United States: age, health, and disability.
BACKGROUND Relatively little is known about the health and disability of adult cancer survivors. As a way to explore these issues, data from the National Health Interview Survey (years 1998-2000)Expand
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Cancer Survivors in the United States: Prevalence across the Survivorship Trajectory and Implications for Care
Background: Cancer survivors represent a growing population, heterogeneous in their need for medical care, psychosocial support, and practical assistance. To inform survivorship research andExpand
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Quality of life at the end of primary treatment of breast cancer: first results from the moving beyond cancer randomized trial.
BACKGROUND During the last decade, survival rates for breast cancer have increased as a result of earlier detection and increased use of adjuvant therapy. Limited data exist on the psychosocialExpand
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