Navigation Links
LIVESTRONG and Penn Medicine announce partnership to bring online care plan tool to cancer survivors
Date:5/27/2009

AUSTIN, Texas; PHILADELPHIA The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) and Penn Medicine announced today a four-year partnership to further develop and disseminate the LIVESTRONG Care Plan Powered by Penn Medicine's OncoLink. This free service gives cancer survivors, their families and physicians the ability to create an individualized plan of care using up-to-date treatment information based on Institute of Medicine recommendations, as well educating them about their options to maintain optimal health once they are out of treatment.

The LIVESTRONG Care Plan assists adults diagnosed with cancer in understanding and planning for such issues as: potential late effects of treatment; recommendations for cancer screening (recurrence or new primary); psychosocial effects (including relationships and sexuality/fertility); recommendations for a healthy lifestyle; genetic counseling (if appropriate); effective prevention options; and a list of resources made available through the LIVESTRONG cancer survivorship support services.

"There are currently 12 million cancer survivors in the United States and 28 million worldwide," said Doug Ulman, President and CEO of the Lance Armstrong Foundation. "The lack of post-cancer medical care leaves a staggering number of people without support. The LIVESTRONG Care Plan is a simple, easily accessible resource to help people manage the ongoing effects of cancer treatments, communicate with their medical team and get the support they need in all aspects of their fight."

Originally launched as OncoLife on Penn Medicine's OncoLink website in 2007, the tool is the only one of its kind, created and updated continuously by a team of cancer physicians and nurses. With its transition to the LIVESTRONG Care Plan, it will be able to reach tens of thousands of additional cancer survivors, their friends, families and health care providers through the LAF's many supportive activities and programs. Available in Spanish as we
'/>"/>

Contact: Marc Kaplan
marc.kaplan@uphs.upenn.edu
215-662-2560
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Lance Armstrong Marks 5th Annual LIVESTRONG(TM) Day with Nationwide Fly-Around
2. LIVESTRONG.COM Survey Reveals 86 Percent of Americans Attempt Changes to Improve Their Health but Less Than Half are Successful
3. Lance Armstrong Foundation and Demand Media Launch LIVESTRONG.COM
4. Lance Armstrong Foundation to Welcome Senator John McCain to LIVESTRONG(TM) Cancer Summit
5. Lance Armstrong Foundation Selects Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide to Support the LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Campaign
6. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 21, 2007, issue
7. Investigational Agent Targeting Metabotropic Glutamate 2/3 Receptors Demonstrates Antipsychotic Activity in Humans, Study in Nature Medicine Finds
8. FDA Seeks to Regulate Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Products Such as Vegetable Juice Could Be Restricted for Medical Use
9. £5 million investment in personalized medicines to cut patient deaths
10. The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes EURIDIS/ADONIS Study Results Showing Dronedarone Maintained Sinus Rhythm in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter With no Observed Pro-Arrhythmia
11. Temple Emergency Medicine receives $1.8M to find best MRSA treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/22/2014)... cancers are small cell lung cancers (SCLC), which ... However, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer ... leading to this resistance that may lead to ... mediating B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) family proteins, which ... their function, this family of proteins can trigger ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... for Molecular Pathology (AMP) released a report today ... on recommendations for a molecular diagnostics curriculum at ... The report was prepared by the Medical Laboratory ... Training and Education Committee. "Our goal was to ... laboratory scientists appropriately in order to manage the ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... and rabbits, Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way ... preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the main cause of ... death among humans. The condition develops when fat builds ... narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ability to feed ... , In a series of experiments, described April 7 ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... in German . ... molecules, but their mode of action is complex: In ... and behavior, while at high concentrations they can cause ... analyze how redox signaling unfolds in single cells and ... been developed jointly by the teams of LMU Professor ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... a new RAND study concludes that U.S. policy makers ... device makers to develop products that produce more value. ... use, a new study suggests the study identifies options ... in the first place. The aim is to help ... health as possible and to ensure that costlier advances ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Scientists pinpoint protein that could improve small cell lung cancer therapies 2Health News:AMP publishes curriculum recommendations for medical laboratory scientists 2Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 2Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 3Health News:Scientists alter fat metabolism in animals to prevent most common type of heart disease 4Health News:Neuroimaging: Live from inside the cell 2Health News:US medical innovation needs smarter incentives to cut health spending, study finds 2Health News:US medical innovation needs smarter incentives to cut health spending, study finds 3
... disease are receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) to maintain proper ... the 1980s, but little is known about how well ... 1 percent of recipients. A report in the April ... the largest pediatric experience to date. It finds the ...
... In a major step toward a practical energy ... development of a new generation of sub-microscopic nanomotors that ... motors. Their study is scheduled for the May 27 ... the new study, Joseph Wang and colleagues point out ...
... Campaign Encourages Consumers to Get Active and Give Back By Logging Miles ... ... A healthy lifestyle is always,important and to encourage consumers to get active, ... Breast,Cancer Organization with a donation of up to $200,000. Running from May ...
... Management to Host Conference Call Today at 11:30 a.m. ET ... a provider of liquid nutritional, functional foods, beverages and,nutritional supplements, ... 2008., Financial and operational highlights for First Quarter ... year period to $1.6 million -- Gross profit was ...
... Fla., May 1 Blue Cross and ... David Pizzo has been appointed Market,President - ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080501/CLTH034 ), (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000427/BLUELOGOA ... ), Pizzo has served in a ...
... Mich., May 1 Perrigo Company,(Nasdaq: PRGO ... Directors declared a,quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, ... on May 25, 2008., Perrigo Company is ... distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription,pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Largest study to date finds benefits of ICDs in children 2Health News:Bumble Bee Foods Launches BeeWell Miles; An Interactive Health and Wellness Program Benefitting the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation 2Health News:Bumble Bee Foods Launches BeeWell Miles; An Interactive Health and Wellness Program Benefitting the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation 3Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 2Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 3Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 4Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 5Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 6Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 7Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 8Health News:David Pizzo Appointed Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Market President - West Florida 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Ky. , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers ... must be able to protect their most important ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/CL46586LOGO ) Because of ... it steadfastly remains one of the most litigious ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... R.I. , Jan. 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, ... filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of ... to achieve targeted tumor cell death.  ... small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium ... technology market intelligence, the United States ... (TEO) device markets will expand moderately through 2022, ... segments. In particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: