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Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Research and Practice

Journal of Cancer Survivorship OnlineFirst articles

10.08.2020

Factors associated with pneumococcal vaccination uptake by cancer survivors

Cancer survivors are more likely to be at increased risk of pneumonia and related disease burden compared with individuals without cancer, because of their immunosuppressed status associated with prior cancer treatments or comorbidity [ 1 – 5 ].

06.08.2020

Evaluation of the discussion of late effects and screening recommendations in survivors of adolescent and young adult (AYA) lymphoma

The incidence of cancer in adolescent and young adults (AYAs) has increased over the past few decades, with lymphoma representing a large proportion of these cancers [ 1 ]. The survival of AYA cancers, including lymphoma, has improved over this …

01.08.2020 Open Access

Cumulative financial stress as a potential risk factor for cancer-related fatigue among prostate cancer survivors

An estimated 1.3 million new prostate cancers (PCas) are diagnosed worldwide each year, and it is the most common cancer among men in the WHO regions of Europe, the Americas and Africa [ 1 ]. Prevalence is increasing due to early detection and …

28.07.2020

Mammography use in relation to comorbidities and functional limitations among older breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer is an age-related disease that is more likely to occur among older women [ 1 ]. According to recent data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, an estimated 268,600 women in the USA were diagnosed with …

26.07.2020 Open Access

Living with leg lymphedema: developing a novel model of quality lymphedema care for cancer survivors

Lymphedema is a chronic lymphatic disease, affecting more than 200 million individuals worldwide [ 1 ]. In North America, lymphedema is commonly caused by cancer treatment, leaving many patients with lifelong discomfort, pain and impaired physical …

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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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