Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, leads study that says breast cancer survivors call for more "survivorship care"

January 21, 2009

Penn Study: Breast Cancer Survivors Call for More "Survivorship Care" from Primary Care Physicians

Findings Illustrate Need for More Coordinated Care to Protect Long-Term Cancer Survivors

PHILADELPHIA - As the nation's growing population of breast cancer survivor ages, many patients will likely develop common chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease, and they'll need specialized care to balance those problems with the late effects of cancer therapies they received. They'll also need screenings and advice about new strategies for preventing recurrences of their disease ... read more