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Cancersurvivorship3.16.11 - Cancer Survivorship: A...

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Unformatted text preview: Cancer Survivorship: A Transition for Patients and Providers Elissa T. Bantug, MHS, CHES Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Survivorship Program Cancer Survivors n More than 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer n Over 11 million people in the U.S. have a personal history of cancer n The number of cancer survivors is expected to increase rapidly with aging of the Baby Boomer population Facts n About 15% of the 11 million cancer survivors were diagnosed over 20 years ago n The current avg. age for cancer survivors n Men-69 years n Women 64 years n The majority of cancer survivors are over the age of 65 (60%) n Co-morbid conditions 1980 2000 65+ in the United States: 2005. U.S. Census Bureau millions millions Baby Boomers are Getting Older Top 10 Cancer Sites Male and Female, 2005 (All Races) Age-adjusted cancer death rates Age- adjusted invasive cancer incidence rates US Cancer Statistics: 1999-2005 Cancer Incidence and Mortality Data http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/uscs/ How We Have Achieved Progress n Earlier detection n New drugs n Prevention education (social media, marketing) n More advanced treatments (targeted, neoadjuvant, & combined therapies) n Prolonged therapies n Improvement of toxicities n More patients living long enough to develop 2nd malignancies Defining Survivorship n Survivorship starts at the time of diagnosis and proceeds along a continuum through and beyond treatment, recurrence, cures, and final stages of life regardless of the causeit can refer to the person with cancer and/or their family and friends n NCCS, 1996 Survivorship Care Diagnosis and Staging Treatment with Intent to Cure Cancer-Free Survival Managed Chronic or Intermittent Disease Treatment Failure Palliative Treatment Death Recurrence/ Second Cancer Start Here Survivorship Care IOM 2005 Realities of Survivorship...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course HLTH 471 taught by Professor Carolynvoorhees during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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