The interface between primary and oncology specialty care: treatment through survivorship.

@article{Grunfeld2010TheIB,
  title={The interface between primary and oncology specialty care: treatment through survivorship.},
  author={Eva Grunfeld and Craig C. Earle},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  year={2010},
  volume={2010 40},
  pages={25-30}
}
The period after completing primary and adjuvant cancer treatment until recurrence or death is now recognized as a unique phase in the cancer control continuum. The term "survivorship" has been adopted to connote this phase. Survivorship is a time of transition: Issues related to diagnosis and treatment diminish in importance, and concerns related to long-term follow-up care, management of late effects, rehabilitation, and health promotion predominate. In this article, we explore the unique… CONTINUE READING

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