survivors

Why these knitted bra inserts are in demand with breast cancer survivors
That's where Knitted Knockers comes in. These prosthetics are exactly what they sound like — knitted inserts that are "comfortable, beautiful and when placed in a regular bra they take the shape and feel of a real breast," the organization behind the ... [...]
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MAAT can improve cognitive symptoms in breast cancer survivors with long-term …
A new analysis indicates that a type of psychotherapy delivered by videoconference may help prevent some of the long-term memory issues caused by chemotherapy. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ... [...]
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Exercise can help cancer survivors maximize health
Not only can exercise during cancer treatment improve physical functioning, it can enhance quality of life. While it is well known that exercise can lower one's risk of developing breast cancer by about 25%, women who exercise after completing breast ... [...]
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Spring Fashion Show Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors
WESTFIELD, NJ — Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, sixteen survivors of breast cancer — men and women — starred in a special Susan G. Komen for the Cure spring fashion event at the Lord & Taylor in Downtown Westfield Sunday night, one ... [...]
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Breast cancer survivors inspires Kenilworth pair to cycle over 1000 miles
The courage of two Kenilworth women who have been through breast cancer treatment has inspired two friends to cycle more than 1,000 miles for charity. After dipping their toes in the lake at Abbey Fields in Kenilworth, Andy Honess and his close friend ... [...]
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Effects of exercise intervention in breast cancer survivors: a meta-analysis …
Results: Thirty-three randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis, including 2,659 breast cancer survivors. Compared with the control group, quality of life was significantly improved in exercise intervention group, especially in ... [...]
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Breast cancer survivors take on Hever Castle Triathlon
MIND – Many breast cancer survivors are mentally impacted by the disease. They often do not seek any therapy or support at all even though studies have shown depression of survivors can be 70% higher than cancer free peers. Team Phoenix allows ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Survivors Gain Short-term Benefits From Weight-loss Intervention
In the ENERGY trial, 692 overweight/obese women who had completed treatment for early stage breast cancer were randomized to either a 12-month group-based behavioral intervention designed to achieve and maintain weight loss or to a less intensive ... [...]
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EAU 2016 State-of-the-art lecture: Long term quality of life in survivors …
Dr. Johansson concludes that minimizing negative perceived side-effects should remain a high priority in prostate cancer care. We need to avoid over-treatment. We also need to provide appropriate counseling to all patients on evolving side effects with ... [...]
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Friday Feedback: How Safe Is Vaginal Estrogen for Breast Cancer Survivors?
This week, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) endorsed the use of vaginal estrogen in breast cancer survivors to treat urogenital symptoms, if more conservative therapies have failed. Vaginal estrogen contains a black box ... [...]
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Behind the ribbon: Breast cancer survivors mentor those newly diagnosed
Katrina Lewis, a nurse at the cancer center and co-founder of the program, said that through Behind the Ribbon, mentors visit with newly diagnosed women before they have surgery to give them information on what to expect through their treatments. [...]
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Prostate Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Dying from Heart Disease
A recent study suggests that prostate cancer survivors have higher risk of dying from heart disease than from their cancer. Researchers believe that a common form of treatment prostate cancer patients need to undergo may up their risk of cardiovascular ... [...]
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Prostate cancer survivors more likely to die of other diseases
Cardiovascular disease is already the top killer of men in the United States, which researchers said should make it a bigger concern anyway, regardless of treatment for prostate cancer. ADT reduces serum testosterone levels, which can slow or stop ... [...]
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New follow-up care guidelines released for breast cancer survivors
Once out of treatment, breast cancer patients come to a tough juncture. After months of close monitoring by an oncology team, many are suddenly deemed “survivors” and set free. While some continue to see their oncologist every few months, others ... [...]
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Penile implants offer new lease on life for prostate cancer survivors
It's natural to snicker when the words penile implant are uttered, but for many men the operation is no joke. It's actually a ... Many of the urologist's patients are prostate cancer survivors and are despondent with being left impotent following ... [...]
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Jackson, Summit Township firefighters give $7500 to three breast cancer survivors
Stephens, a retired administrative assistant at Consumers Energy, learned she had breast cancer in August and is undergoing treatment. Wearing a white scarf on her head and a smile on her face, she looked in awe at a fire truck and thanked the ... [...]
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