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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27253694/cancer-treatment-and-survivorship-statistics-2016
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27129096/thin-endometrium-after-radiation-therapy-as-an-unresolved-treatment-challenge-a-case-report
#2
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...
April 29, 2016: Gynecological Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26965165/diet-and-exercise-in-uterine-cancer-survivors-deus-pilot-piloting-a-healthy-eating-and-physical-activity-program-study-protocol-for-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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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...
2016: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26858934/cancer-care-delivery-and-women-s-health-the-role-of-patient-navigation
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REVIEW
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26855104/trends-in-periodic-surveillance-testing-for-early-stage-uterine-cancer-survivors
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26843116/serum-androgen-levels-and-sexual-function-before-and-one-year-after-treatment-of-uterine-cervical-cancer-a-pilot-study
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26563951/lost-workdays-in-uterine-cervical-cancer-survivors-compared-to-the-general-population-impact-of-treatment-and-relapse
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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...
June 2016: Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26335262/report-from-a-symposium-on-catalyzing-primary-and-secondary-prevention-of-cancer-in-india
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26246075/a-qualitative-cancer-screening-study-with-childhood-sexual-abuse-survivors-experiences-perspectives-and-compassionate-care
#9
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26232519/sexual-satisfaction-and-quality-of-life-in-survivors-of-localized-cervical-and-ovarian-cancers-following-fertility-sparing-surgery
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26228821/lymphedema-after-breast-and-gynecological-cancer-a-frequent-chronic-disabling-condition-in-cancer-survivors
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26160712/increased-prevalence-of-comorbid-conditions-in-women-with-uterine-cancer
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26131831/incidence-of-second-primary-malignancies-following-colorectal-cancer-a-distinct-pattern-of-occurrence-between-colon-and-rectal-cancers-and-association-of-co-morbidity-with-second-primary-malignancies-in-a-population-based-cohort-of-98-876-patients-in-taiwan
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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)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26110510/are-we-missing-an-opportunity-for-cancer-prevention-human-papillomavirus-vaccination-for-survivors-of-pediatric-and-young-adult-cancers
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REVIEW
Sarah M Temkin, Nita L Seibel
Survivors of pediatric and young adult cancers remain at risk for subsequent diseases, including those related to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Prevention of HPV acquisition through vaccination has become possible over the last decade. HPV vaccines have been shown to be safe and effective, yet rates of vaccination among childhood cancer survivors have remained low. Multiple factors, including stronger advocacy for this intervention from providers, could potentially increase vaccination and lead to lower HPV disease burdens for childhood cancer survivors...
October 1, 2015: Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26026734/cardiorespiratory-fitness-in-survivors-of-cervical-endometrial-and-ovarian-cancers-the-cooper-center-longitudinal-study
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Amanda B Peel, Carolyn E Barlow, David Leonard, Laura F DeFina, Lee W Jones, Susan G Lakoski
BACKGROUND: Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), a strong predictor of mortality, is impaired among cancer patients. There is limited data, however, regarding CRF levels in women diagnosed with gynecologic cancers. METHODS: We compared CRF among ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer cases (n=89) to age-matched controls (n=89) in the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study (CCLS). CRF was evaluated by a maximal treadmill exercise tolerance test using a modified-Balke protocol...
August 2015: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26010727/who-s-missing-predictors-of-attrition-following-participation-in-culturally-targeted-educational-breast-and-cervical-cancer-outreach-programs-for-latinas
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Jamilia Sly, Lina Jandorf, Deborah O Erwin
Rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are suboptimal. The Esperanza y Vida program was developed to increase awareness of screening methods among Latinas. Lay health advisor cancer survivors are trained to deliver the program and use a narrative communication approach to promote breast and cervical cancer awareness and screening. This study aimed to identify characteristics of participants, within the larger study, who were lost, due to attrition, for follow-up assistance. Participants (N = 908) completed questionnaires that assessed knowledge, perceptions, and beliefs about breast and cervical cancer and were contacted after the program to assess screening and offer assistance in obtaining screening exams...
2015: Journal of Health Communication
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25966932/lifestyle-and-weight-management-counseling-in-uterine-cancer-survivors-a-study-of-the-uterine-cancer-action-network
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Jill H Tseng, Kara Long Roche, Amelia M Jernigan, Ritu Salani, Robert E Bristow, Amanda Nickles Fader
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences, attitudes, and preferences of uterine cancer survivors with regard to weight and lifestyle counseling. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Members of the US Uterine Cancer Action Network of the Foundation for Women's Cancer were invited to complete a 45-item, Web-based survey. Standard descriptive statistical methods and χ tests were used to analyze responses. RESULTS: One hundred eighty (28...
September 2015: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25890827/-gonadal-function-after-treatment-for-a-childhood-or-adolescent-cancer
#18
REVIEW
Christine Rousset-Jablonski, Sandrine Giscard d'Estaing, Valérie Bernier, Jacqueline Lornage, Cécile Thomas-Teinturier, Françoise Aubier, Cécile Faure-Conter
Due to high cure rate in childhood and adolescent cancer, fertility preservation is a major concern. Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery may alter gonadal function, and uterine cavity in women. In women, combined toxicity affecting both endocrine function and ovulation are observed leading to premature ovarian insufficiency. In men, spermatogenesis is frequently affected whereas endocrine function is almost always preserved. The current article focuses on investigations concerning gonadal function after treatment for a cancer during childhood or adolescence and treatment of subsequent infertility or hypogonadism...
July 2015: Bulletin du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25858440/sexual-issues-among-cervical-cancer-survivors-how-can-we-help-women-seek-help
#19
MULTICENTER STUDY
Willemijn M Vermeer, Rinske M Bakker, Gemma G Kenter, Cor D de Kroon, Anne M Stiggelbout, Moniek M ter Kuile
OBJECTIVE: Many women treated for cervical cancer (CC) report sexual complaints and sexual distress. It is important to assess these women's and their partners' sexual healthcare needs. This study aims to (a) investigate the prevalence of psychosexual healthcare needs and help-seeking behaviour among CC survivors, (b) identify the association between psychosocial variables and help-seeking intentions among CC survivors and (c) assess survivors' and partners' preferences regarding psychosexual healthcare services...
April 2015: Psycho-oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25818667/a-manifesto-on-the-preservation-of-sexual-function-in-women-and-girls-with-cancer
#20
Stacy Tessler Lindau, Emily M Abramsohn, Amber C Matthews
Malignancies that affect females who survive cancer commonly originate in, invade, and/or metastasize to the sexual organs, including the ovaries, uterine corpus, uterine cervix, vagina, vulva, fallopian tubes, anus, rectum, breast(s), and brain. Females comprise most of the population (in number and proportion) with cancers that directly affect the sexual organs. Most females in the age groups most commonly affected by cancer are sexually active in the year before diagnosis, which includes most menopausal women who have a partner...
August 2015: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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