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Advocates Reveal Cancer Survivorship Challenges and Resources during National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Patient Advocacy Summit

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Cancer survivors and patient advocates joined clinicians, employers, policy makers, and pharmaceutical and biotech industry representatives to address survivorship in cancer care. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN®) convened a Patient Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., on December 1, to examine the most pressing issues facing cancer survivors and their caretakers and discuss available resources. Survivors and patient advocates were …

How to get healthy after the cancer treatments are done

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From the Washington Post By Christie Aschwanden No hospital sends a stroke patient home without a detailed plan to help them regain as much of their normal functioning as possible. Yet cancer patients are routinely released with no guidance on how to deal with the impairments that may linger after their treatment is done. “A lot of cancer survivors feel …