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Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Research and Practice

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09.06.2021 Open Access

Conceptualizing problems with symptoms, function, health behavior, health-seeking skills, and financial strain in breast cancer survivors using hierarchical clustering

Over the past two decades, many patient-reported assessment tools have been developed to identify common problems experienced in cancer survivors following curative treatment [ 1 – 3 ]. These approaches have allowed for improved identification and …

07.06.2021 Open Access

“I have to do things differently now, but I make it work”—young childhood cancer survivors’ experiences of self-management in everyday living

Treatment progress has resulted in dramatic increases in survival for patients diagnosed with childhood and adolescence cancers, yet receiving such a diagnosis remains a life-changing event [ 1 ]. Surviving cancer comes at a cost, with ongoing high …

04.06.2021 | Review

Use of active video games with or without videoconferencing on health outcomes in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: a systematic review

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors are a medically underserved population [ 1 ] recognized by the National Cancer Institute [ 2 ] and the American Cancer Society [ 3 ]. The age range for this population has been defined as 15 to 39 …


Long-term neurocognitive and quality of life outcomes in survivors of pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant

Hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) is increasingly performed as a potentially curative treatment for both malignant and non-malignant disorders. However, survivors are at higher risk for developing chronic health conditions, which contributes to …


Health-related and cancer risk concerns among siblings of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)

Greater than 85% of childhood cancer patients will achieve five-year survival with the vast majority being cured of their cancer [ 1 ]. It is estimated that there are now over 420,000 childhood cancer survivors in the United States (US) [ 2 ]. The …

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Cancer survivorship is a worldwide concern; currently there are 13 million cancer survivors in the US alone. More and more cancer survivors are searching for legitimate sources of health information and educating themselves via the internet. In addition, the research in this area is growing rapidly and requires a forum. The Journal of Cancer Survivorship publishes basic research, systematic and meta-analytic literature reviews, clinical investigations and policy-related research that can impact the quality of care and quality of life of adult cancer survivors.

The journal presents peer reviewed papers relevant to improving the understanding, prevention, and management of the multiple areas related to adult cancer survivorship that can affect quality of care, longevity and quality of life.

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