Improving outcomes for breast cancer survivors : perspectives on research challenges and opportunities /

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Imprint:Cham : Springer, [2015]
Description:1 online resource (xv, 273 pages).
Series:Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; volume 862
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; volume 862.
Subject:Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Breast -- Cancer -- Research.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients.
Breast -- Cancer -- Research.
Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment.
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Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Ganz, Patricia, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In collaboration with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), this timely volume provides a comprehensive review on all areas of breast cancer survivorship research, highlighting research that is underway or in development. The range of topics covered include the biology and management of fatigue and cognitive dysfunction on breast cancer survivorship, the biology and management of Neuropathy and Arthralgias, the ongoing research on the biology of diet and lifestyle interventions in survivors, and more. With the tremendous growth in the number of breast cancer survivors, researchers have moved beyond describing the outcomes of breast cancer treatments and are focusing their research on understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of the late effects of breast cancer treatment, as well as the development and evaluation of interventions to mitigate some of the persistent symptoms--topics which are also explored in this volume. In addition, current research on how to improve survivorship and reduce recurrence of breast cancer through behavioral and lifestyle modifications is also discussed.
Other form:Printed edition: 9783319163659
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-16366-6