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Keeping Cancer Survivors Healthy

For more than 15 years, the “Eight Ways to Stay Healthy and Prevent Cancer” message campaign has provided an evidence-based, user-friendly approach to cancer prevention. Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, and colleagues developed a parallel set of recommendations to help care for cancer survivors.…

CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a guideline for preventing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) among adult cancer survivors. Although there is no panacea for managing CIPN, it is critical that clinicians address these issues when they emerge.

Opioid-Induced Constipation in Cancer Patients

Patients with advanced cancer who experience opioid-induced constipation (OIC) often experience psychological distress and negative cognitions. Understanding the nature of this burden may improve how clinicians recognize and assess the problem and promote more intensive management strategies that address the distress OIC often produces.

A Look at Smoking Among Cancer Survivors

The 2014 Surgeon General’s Report concluded that smoking by cancer patients and survivors increases overall mortality, cancer- specific mortality, and risk for second primary cancers. Studies have found that quit rates are initially quite high for patients with definitive smoking-related cancers.…

Assessing the Surgical Care of Breast Cancer

Use of bilateral mastectomy has increased significantly over the past decade despite not being associated with lower mortality when compared with other surgical options. Recent study findings may help inform decision making about surgical treatment for breast cancer.

Enhancing Care With Robotic Prostatectomy

During the last decade, the number of robot-assisted prostatectomies performed in the United States has risen steadily throughout the country. Several factors have led to more complex patients being offered surgery for organ-confined prostate cancer, including refined surgical techniques, a better understanding of anatomy, and more experience.…


Hello Darkness My Old Friend

"Somehow my worth as a person has gotten all mixed up with my worth as a surgeon. There seems no separation or balance anymore."

Cancer Care as a Business Decision

Once again, this was a business decision dressed up to look like innovative care and backed up by BigHealth’s dominant market share.

Medicine 2064

Medicine 2064 With Dr. Daniel Kraft

Curing half of the world’s known cancers, granting movement to the paralyzed, preventing Alzheimer’s. Visionary medical expert Dr. Daniel Kraft believes all of this and more can happen by 2064. In this first film in our “Conversations with Tomorrow” series, take a glimpse at the future of medicine and its impact on our lives.…

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