Penn's Online Survivorship Care Plans Empower Cancer Survivors


April 23, 2009

Penn Medicine

DENVER – An online tool that provides cancer survivors and their family members with an easy-to-follow roadmap for managing their health as they finish treatment and transition to life as a survivor got high marks from users, according to new University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine research which was presented April 19 at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 100th Annual Meeting 2009 in Denver. Ninety-seven percent of people who used OncoLife, the first online cancer survivorship care plan tool – developed by physicians and nurses from Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center – rated their experience with the tool as “good” to “excellent,” and 84 percent said they planned to share their plan with their health care team... Read More