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Survivor uterine cancer

Omar Abdel-Rahman
 Background: Population-based data on the risk of cardiac death among cancer survivors are needed. This scenario was evaluated in cancer survivors (>5 years) registered within the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database. METHODS: The SEER database was queried using SEER*Stat to determine the frequency of cardiac death compared to other causes of death; and to determine heart disease-specific and cancer-specific survival rates in survivors of each of the 10 most common cancers in men and women in the SEER database...
June 21, 2017: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
Sang-Won Kim, Mison Chun, Hee-Sug Ryu, Suk-Joon Chang, Tae Wook Kong, Young-Taek Oh, Seung Hee Kang
BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to investigate the long-term survival outcomes and toxicities associated with our experienced early administration of adjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). METHODS: Ninety-eight patients with pelvic lymph node metastasis, positive resection margin, and/or parametrial invasion who received adjuvant CCRT between 1995 and 2011 were analyzed retrospectively. The first cycle of platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy was initiated within 2-3 weeks after surgery (median, 12 days) and continued every 4 weeks for a total of 4 cycles...
April 28, 2017: BMC Cancer
Noriko Kobayashi
In the malignant tumors in women, uterine cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, and breast cancer are representative diseases. The cancer treatment is classified roughly into an operation, medical treatment, and radiation therapy and has an extremely big influence on ovarian function. With the improvement in survival of cancer patients, the importance of the health care for the cancer survivors increases. It is necessary to prevent the onset of the osteoporotic fractures to maintain QOL. This paper describes the action that the malignant tumors of the women affect bone metabolism mainly from the viewpoint of ovarian function...
2017: Clinical Calcium
Geena X Wu, Rebecca A Nelson, Jae Y Kim, Dan J Raz
BACKGROUND: Patients with previous malignancies could be at increased risk of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, the extent of the risk is unknown for many cancer types; thus, it is unclear who might benefit from screening. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data set from 1992 to 2012 was used to identify patients with previous malignancies who received a diagnosis of NSCLC ≥ 6 months after their initial cancer diagnosis...
March 2, 2017: Clinical Lung Cancer
Yu-Ming Wang, Chong-Jong Wang, Fu-Min Fang, Hui-Chun Chen, Hsuan-Chih Hsu, Yu-Jie Huang, Chang-Yu Wang, Eng-Yen Huang
PURPOSE: To evaluate the differences in the treatment outcomes and complications between elderly patients and younger patients with uterine cervical cancer (CxCa). METHODS AND MATERIALS: From April 1993 to December 2007, 138 CxCa patients aged ≥75years (Elderly group) and 334 CxCa patients aged <60years (Young group) who underwent definitive radiotherapy/chemoradiotherapy at our institution were reviewed. Two propensity score-matched cohorts of patients were selected from both age groups to evaluate the differences in the outcomes and complications...
May 2017: Gynecologic Oncology
Dimitrios A Koutoukidis, Rebecca J Beeken, Ranjit Manchanda, Matthew Burnell, M Tish Knobf, Anne Lanceley
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January 18, 2017: Trials
Alex K Bryant, Matthew P Banegas, Maria Elena Martinez, Loren K Mell, James D Murphy
Background: Although the number of cancer survivors has increased substantially over the past several decades, the composition of survivors treated with radiotherapy is not well defined. Radiotherapy carries unique long-term toxicity risks for cancer survivors. This study describes the current estimates and future projections of the epidemiology of 5-year cancer survivors who receive radiation therapy.Methods: We used cancer incidence and survival data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results (SEER) database linked to U...
January 17, 2017: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Kimberly D Miller, Rebecca L Siegel, Chun Chieh Lin, Angela B Mariotto, Joan L Kramer, Julia H Rowland, Kevin D Stein, Rick Alteri, Ahmedin Jemal
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 better serve these survivors, the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute collaborate to estimate the number of current and future cancer survivors using data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results cancer registries. In addition, current treatment patterns for the most prevalent cancer types are presented based on information in the National Cancer Data Base and treatment-related side effects are briefly described...
July 2016: CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Rashmi Kudesia, Satu Kuokkanen
Receptive endometrium is essential for successful implantation and ongoing pregnancy. Significant health issues and associated therapies, especially oncologic therapies, have potential to negatively impact future fertility in young women. Irradiation and chemotherapeutic alkylating agents are known to cause ovarian failure in most females; however, less well is characterized the impact of irradiation on uterine development and integrity. With an increasing number of cancer survivors, women are seeking infertility treatment after such therapies...
September 2016: Gynecological Endocrinology
Dimitrios A Koutoukidis, Rebecca J Beeken, Ranjit Manchanda, Matthew Burnell, M Tish Knobf, Anne Lanceley
BACKGROUND: Endometrial cancer survivors comprise a high-risk group for obesity-related comorbidities. Healthy eating and physical activity can lead to better health and well-being, but this population may experience difficulties adopting healthy lifestyle practices. Personalised behaviour change programmes that are feasible, acceptable and cost-effective are needed. The aim of this trial is to pilot a manualised programme about healthy eating and physical activity. METHODS/DESIGN: This is a phase II, individually randomized, parallel, controlled, two-site, pilot clinical trial...
March 10, 2016: Trials
Jessica L Krok-Schoen, Jill M Oliveri, Electra D Paskett
BACKGROUND: Patient navigation (PN) is a patient-centered health-care service delivery model that assists individuals, particularly the medically underserved, in overcoming barriers (e.g., personal, logistical, and system) to care across the cancer care continuum. In 2012, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) announced that health-care facilities seeking CoC-accreditation must have PN processes in place starting January 1, 2015. The CoC mandate, in light of the recent findings from centers within the Patient Navigation Research Program and the influx of PN interventions, warrants the present literature review...
2016: Frontiers in Oncology
Jason D Wright, Ana I Tergas, June Y Hou, William M Burke, Yongmei Huang, Jim C Hu, Grace Clarke Hillyer, Cande V Ananth, Alfred I Neugut, Dawn L Hershman
OBJECTIVE: To examine the use of periodic surveillance testing for early-stage endometrial cancer survivors. METHODS: We performed a population-based analysis using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare database, which was used to identify patients with stage I-II endometrioid endometrial cancer treated from 1992 to 2011. Three surveillance periods (7-18, 19-30, 31-42 months) after hysterectomy were examined. Use of vaginal cytology and imaging were quantified...
March 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Åsa H Everhov, Angelique Flöter Rådestad, Tommy Nyberg, Karin E Smedby, Karin Bergmark, Angelica Lindén Hirschberg
INTRODUCTION: Radiotherapy or radical hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy (SOE) as treatment for uterine cervical cancer causes estrogen deprivation in premenopausal women. The effects on androgen production have rarely been examined but could be relevant for survivors of cervical cancer because insufficiency has been associated with low sexual function. AIM: To investigate the effects of pelvic radiotherapy, hysterectomy with SOE, or surgery without SOE on androgen levels and to explore potential associations with sexual function...
March 2016: Journal of Sexual Medicine
Åsa H Everhov, Sara Ekberg, Angelica Lindén Hirschberg, Karin Bergmark, Angelique Flöter Rådestad, Ingrid Glimelius, Karin E Smedby
PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to examine the risk of lost workdays due to sick leave and disability pension by treatment modality and relapse in a population-based cohort of cervical cancer survivors versus matched comparators. METHODS: We identified 1971 cervical cancer patients aged ≤60 years (median 42) at diagnosis in Sweden 2003-2009 and 9254 population comparators. Information on sociodemographic and clinical characteristics, sick leave, and disability pension was retrieved from nationwide prospective registers...
2016: Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice
Suneeta Krishnan, Preet K Dhillon, Afsan Bhadelia, Anna Schurmann, Partha Basu, Neerja Bhatla, Praveen Birur, Rajeev Colaco, Subhojit Dey, Surbhi Grover, Harmala Gupta, Rakesh Gupta, Vandana Gupta, Megan A Lewis, Ravi Mehrotra, Ann McMikel, Arnab Mukherji, Navami Naik, Laura Nyblade, Sanghamitra Pati, M Radhakrishna Pillai, Preetha Rajaraman, Chalurvarayaswamy Ramesh, G K Rath, Richard Reithinger, Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Jerard Selvam, M S Shanmugam, Krithiga Shridhar, Maqsood Siddiqi, Linda Squiers, Sujha Subramanian, Sandra M Travasso, Yogesh Verma, M Vijayakumar, Bryan J Weiner, K Srinath Reddy, Felicia M Knaul
PURPOSE: Oral, breast, and cervical cancers are amenable to early detection and account for a third of India's cancer burden. We convened a symposium of diverse stakeholders to identify gaps in evidence, policy, and advocacy for the primary and secondary prevention of these cancers and recommendations to accelerate these efforts. METHODS: Indian and global experts from government, academia, private sector (health care, media), donor organizations, and civil society (including cancer survivors and patient advocates) presented and discussed challenges and solutions related to strategic communication and implementation of prevention, early detection, and treatment linkages...
November 2015: Cancer Causes & Control: CCC
Dionne Gesink, Lilian Nattel
OBJECTIVE: The childhood sexual abuse (CSA) survivor population is substantial and survivors have been identified as part of the population who were under-screened or never-screened for breast, cervical and colon cancer. Our objective was to learn CSA survivor perspectives on, and experiences with, breast, cervical and colon cancer screening with the intention of generating recommendations to help healthcare providers improve cancer screening participation. DESIGN: A pragmatic constructivist qualitative study involving individual, semistructured, in-depth interviews was conducted in January 2014...
2015: BMJ Open
Jessica L Chan, Joseph Letourneau, Wael Salem, Aylin Pelin Cil, Sai-Wing Chan, Lee-May Chen, Mitchell P Rosen
OBJECTIVE: To determine if sexual satisfaction and sexual quality of life (QOL) are different in survivors of localized cervical and ovarian cancers who undergo fertility-sparing surgery (FSS) as compared with standard surgery. METHODS: 470 survivors of localized cervical and ovarian cancers diagnosed between the ages of 18-40 were recruited from the California Cancer Registry to complete a cross-sectional survey. Validated questionnaires were used to assess sexual satisfaction and sexual QOL...
October 2015: Gynecologic Oncology
Tanja Planinšek Ručigaj, Vesna Tlaker Žunter
The goal of our study was to determine clinical characteristics of women cancer survivors treated for secondary lymphedema, the time from cancer treatment to the development of lymphedema, and the effect of therapy on reduction of lymphedema and occurrence of erysipelas. We performed a retrospective study of women with secondary lymphedema after breast cancer (BR) and gynecological (cervical, uterine, ovarian, vulvar) cancers (GYN) treated at our Department from 2004 to 2010. The average time from cancer treatment to the development of lymphedema in our patients was 2...
2015: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
Katherine C Kurnit, Kristy K Ward, Michael T McHale, Cheryl C Saenz, Steven C Plaxe
OBJECTIVES: To compare comorbidities of women with uterine cancer (UC) to controls so as to aid in development of survivorship care plans and programs. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study using the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) database that compared women who had a hysterectomy for UC to women without UC undergoing hysterectomy. Frequencies and odds ratios (ORs) of 26 comorbidities were calculated. Mantel-Haenszel stratified ORs were determined to correct for different age distributions between the UC and control groups using UHC predetermined age groups...
September 2015: Gynecologic Oncology
Yu-Ting Lee, Chia-Jen Liu, Yu-Wen Hu, Chung-Jen Teng, Cheng-Hwai Tzeng, Chiu-Mei Yeh, Tzeng-Ji Chen, Jen-Kou Lin, Chun-Chi Lin, Yuan-Tzu Lan, Huann-Sheng Wang, Shung-Haur Yang, Jeng-Kai Jiang, Wei-Shone Chen, Tzu-Chen Lin, Shih-Ching Chang, Ming-Huang Chen, Hao-Wei Teng, Jin-Hwang Liu, Chueh-Chuan Yen
The purpose of this study is to determine the features of second primary malignancies (SPMs) among patients with prior colorectal cancer (CRC) using a nationwide population-based dataset.Patients with CRC newly diagnosed between 1996 and 2011, and >1 year of follow-up were recruited from the Taiwan National Health Insurance database. Standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) of SPMs in patients with CRC were calculated.During the 16-year study period, 4259 SPMs developed among 98,876 CRC patients. The median duration of follow-up was 4...
July 2015: Medicine (Baltimore)
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