Navigation Links
Cancer Survivors Prefer to Stay With Cancer Doctors: Study
Date:9/14/2012

By Mary Brophy Marcus
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Even after cancer patients beat their disease, many still grapple with health issues related to their treatments, including cardiovascular and bone problems. But, survivors often say it's unclear which doctor to turn to for follow-up care.

A new study of 18 prostate and 24 breast cancer survivors suggests the majority would prefer to continue seeing their oncologists when health issues crop up, because they aren't confident their primary care physicians are equipped to address their post-cancer health needs.

Study author Dr. Shawna Hudson, an associate professor of family medicine and community health at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, said the finds are concerning.

"For early stage cancer survivors, we expect your primary care physician is going to play a stronger role in follow-up after cancer treatment," said Hudson.

She said statistics show almost one-third of 36.6 million annual office visits made for cancer care are at primary care doctors' offices, and it's expected that number will increase by 2020, when a shortage of cancer specialists is predicted.

The patients in the study were all diagnosed in the early stage of their disease and had finished treatment two or more years before participating in the research, which was published online Sept. 10 and in the September/October print issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

The participants, whose median age was 64 and three-quarters of whom were women, answered questions during an in-depth telephone interview. Fifty-two percent said they preferred to visit their cancer specialist for follow-up medical care, while 79 percent believed that cancer follow-up care requires a specialist's knowledge of cancer that primary care physicians do not possess. One-third did think there could be a role for their primary care doctors, as long as they were kept
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
2. New Stool Test Might Aid in Early Detection of Colon Cancer
3. Study reveals how cancer drug causes diabetic-like state
4. How a cancer drug leads to diabetes
5. You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health
6. New drug prevents spread of human prostate cancer cells
7. Eliminating the good cholesterol receptor may fight breast cancer
8. Taller, Heavier Women May Face Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk
9. Experimental Chemo Combo for Colon Cancer Disappoints
10. Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study
11. Targeted therapeutics for colon cancer to be presented at AACR meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Cancer Survivors Prefer to Stay With Cancer Doctors: Study
(Date:7/26/2014)... Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Another ... subsidiary, DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., has been filed by Wright & ... been filed on behalf of an Erie County, Ohio ... in his left hip and groin since receiving his Pinnacle ... the Ohio man will be forced to undergo a complex ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 ... recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide ... eliminate unwanted tattoos . This book also teaches ... to imitate common medical procedures in their own home ... review that "Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" book includes step-by-step ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... PersonalInjurySolicitorsIreland, a legal claims company ... who have suffered from a variety of injuries, ... new company, and a website, http://www.PersonalInjurySolicitorsIreland.com . ... explained, http://www.personalinjurysolicitorsireland.com/personal-injury-claims , the law firm specialises ... company is always on the client, and everyone ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 26, 2014 According to a ... by Product (vibration monitoring, thermography, ultrasound emission, lubricating ... Component, Application and Geography - Global Forecast to ... health monitoring market is expected to reach $2.50 ... 2020. , Browse 117 market data Tables and ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by the New Orleans Advocate in ... (7/3), the state of Louisiana has recently seen a large ... cocaine. Officials believe the increase is due to a misconception ... marijuana. However, both doctors and police confirm that that belief ... call it “poison,” doctors have acknowledged that the Louisiana Poison ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 4Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant 5Health News:"Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" Book Review Exposes Jason Carter's Tattoo Removal Guide – Vkool.com 2Health News:"Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" Book Review Exposes Jason Carter's Tattoo Removal Guide – Vkool.com 3Health News:PersonalInjurySolicitorsIreland.com Announces the Launch of their New Company and Website 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Louisiana Recognizes Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana 2
... Nearly half of women treated for breast cancer did ... years are roughly the same whether they undergo mastectomy or ... be aware of this important factor of their treatment decision, ... Cancer Center. , Minority women were also less likely to ...
... new products introduced at the AHRMM08 Annual Conference & Exhibition, ... for purchase on limited release. , ... ... the company who pioneered web-based http://www.vendorclear.com/ [vendor ...
... July 30 Wounded Warrior Project,(WWP), a ... warriors,today announced that Michael Ward, chairman and ... wife Terry have personally contributed $1 million,toward ... donation is to support WWP,s new initiative ...
... strong, 85.6 million U.S., adults have doubted their opinion or ... information ... Hispanics most likely to rely on friends and family, NEW ... say they have doubted a medical professional,s,opinion or diagnosis because it conflicted ...
... (NYSE: ACS ) today announced a $4 million ... of New Orleans Emergency,Medical Services (EMS) agency., Under ... all New,Orleans, ambulances with the state-of-the-art FIREHOUSE (FH) Mobile ... patient data in,real-time, whether in the field at a ...
... 30 In conjunction,with DURECT Corporation,s (Nasdaq: ... you are invited to listen to the conference ... on Wednesday, August 6, 2008,at 9:00 a.m. EDT ... A live audio webcast of the presentation ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Minorities less likely to know about breast cancer treatment options 2Health News:Minorities less likely to know about breast cancer treatment options 3Health News:VendorClear™ Announces Limited Release of New Products for Healthcare Facilities and Vendor Representatives 2Health News:Michael and Terry Ward Donate $1 Million to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) 2Health News:Dr. Web Makes Many Americans Question Trusted Health Providers 2Health News:Dr. Web Makes Many Americans Question Trusted Health Providers 3Health News:ACS Awarded $4 Million Contract to Provide Electronic Patient Records for City of New Orleans EMS 2Health News:DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Capsule ... data on the Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems market. The ... (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within ... , Capsule Endoscopes , Capsule ... The report also provides company shares and ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... MISSION, Kan. , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... , and TCGRx, of Powers Lake, ... exclusive partners in a distribution and co-marketing agreement ... to retail pharmacies throughout the United ... of robotics-based pharmacy management and workflow systems to ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ... Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with LaurelCo, LLC, an ... acquisition of both cultivation and dispensary medical marijuana licenses in ... the MOU, GBLX will acquire a 20% equity interest in ... GrowBLOX TM growing chambers, as well as all technology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 2Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 3Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 4Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 5ScriptPro and TCGRx Integrate Pharmacy Automation Technologies 2ScriptPro and TCGRx Integrate Pharmacy Automation Technologies 3GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Partners with LaurelCo, LLC to Obtain Licenses to Cultivate and Dispense Medical Marijuana in Illinois 2GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Partners with LaurelCo, LLC to Obtain Licenses to Cultivate and Dispense Medical Marijuana in Illinois 3
... ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,(OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP) announced ... performed by Access collaborators at two,prominent institutes ... the joint,symposium of the American Association for ... European Organization for Research and Treatment,of Cancer ...
... Cells has Potential to Yield High ... and Therapeutic Products, ST. LOUIS and RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. ... Inc.,(Nasdaq: SGMO ) announced today the publication of data ... human stem,cells. This work represents a significant advance in the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Two Poster Presentations Reporting Significant Preclinical Data on ProLindac(TM) at the AACR-NCI-EORTC 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics' Conference 2Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Two Poster Presentations Reporting Significant Preclinical Data on ProLindac(TM) at the AACR-NCI-EORTC 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics' Conference 3Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells 2Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells 3Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells 4Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells 5
... three conventional measurement modes (Phakic, Aphakic, and ... new axial length measuring mode. Normal phakic ... velocity for conversion at 1550m/s. The new ... each tissues sonic velocity for conversion: anterior ...
... very high frequency digital ultrasound eye arc-scanner. ... microscopic resolution images and precision measurement capabilities ... the human eye. Artemis is a very ... use, the patient leans forward placing their ...
... the most advanced ophthalmic ultrasound available today. ... a single Macintosh desktop or laptop computer ... internal probe rotator. Every aspect of the ... 12 MHz B-probe operates on an entirely ...
... The AB5500 is a combination A-scan and ... capabilities. The A-scan incorporates a high frequency, ... which enables scan capture immediately upon application ... In cases where the axial length of ...
Medicine Products: