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Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Research and Practice

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09.08.2019 | Review

The relationship between diet and cognitive function in adult cancer survivors: a systematic review

Advancement in medicine has led to increased survival across cancer types [ 1 ]. In 2012, there was an estimated 33 million cancer survivors worldwide [ 2 ]. This has necessitated looking beyond survival-related outcomes, into broader psychosocial …

08.08.2019 | Review

Evidence-based recommendations for the organization of long-term follow-up care for childhood and adolescent cancer survivors: a report from the PanCareSurFup Guidelines Working Group

Long-term follow-up (LTFU) care is important for childhood, adolescent, and young adult (CAYA) cancer survivors due to their high risk of late effects [ 1 – 5 ]. Prevention, early detection, and management of late effects are recommended to improve …


Psychological intervention (ConquerFear) for treating fear of cancer recurrence: mediators and moderators of treatment efficacy

Fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) has been defined as ‘fear, worry or concern relating to the possibility that cancer will come back or progress [ 1 , p. 3265]’. FCR has been consistently found to be problematic amongst cancer survivors, with up to …

25.07.2019 Open Access

Implementing physical activity programs for patients with cancer in current practice: patients’ experienced barriers and facilitators

Physical activity (PA) has been shown to improve both the psychological and physiological functioning [ 1 – 5 ] of patients affected by cancer, by decreasing fatigue [ 2 , 6 – 15 ] and improving cardiopulmonary fitness [ 6 ] and the quality of life …

24.07.2019 | Review

Interventions to improve adherence to surveillance guidelines in survivors of childhood cancer: a systematic review

Improvements in treatment and supportive care for children with cancer have resulted in markedly improved survival, resulting in an increase in the number of childhood cancer survivors. Unfortunately, the treatment needed to cure the primary …

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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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