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New NCCN Guidelines® for Survivorship Care

Jennifer A. Ligibel and Crystal S. Denlinger

.” Subtopics included in the Guidelines are anxiety and depression, cognitive function, exercise, immunizations/infections, fatigue, pain, sexual function, and sleep disorders. The select subtopics presented by Drs. Ligibel and Denlinger were exercise

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Sexual Function in Cancer Survivors: Updates to the NCCN Guidelines for Survivorship

Michelle E. Melisko and Joseph B. Narus

not so obvious ways,” stated Dr. Melisko. For instance, adverse effects of treatment may include reduced sexual desire, decreased libido, and fatigue. In addition, “Endocrine therapy has a profound impact on both men and women,” she added. Along with

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BRAF-Mutated Erdheim-Chester Disease: Profound Response to Vemurafenib Visualized With Serial Multimodality Imaging

Javaughn Corey R. Gray, Jongho Kim, Michael Digianvittorio, Nancy K. Feeley, Paul J. Scheel, Stanley S. Siegelman, Elliot K. Fishman, and Steven P. Rowe

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, anemia, and pericardial effusion initially presented with severe fatigue, cognitive impairment, and diffuse bone pain. He also reported muscle pain in his thighs and calves, diminished appetite, and severe lethargy. In a

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Improving Care Coordination to Optimize Health Outcomes in Cancer Survivors

Linda Overholser and Carlin Callaway

unmet needs after treatment. Many patients have also suffered physical side effects and have seen the relationships in their lives undergo dramatic shifts. Patients’ needs often relate to quality of life (fatigue, fear of recurrence) and/or their ability

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Updates in the Systemic Therapy Options for Clear Cell and Non–Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Presented by: Philippe E. Spiess, Peter A.S. Johnstone, and Eric Jonasch

-old male presented with weight loss and fatigue. Workup revealed an exophytic, enhancing right renal mass, mediastinal adenopathy, and multifocal bilateral pulmonary nodules. Biopsy of the primary tumor revealed clear cell histology. The patient was started

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia/Myelofibrosis: TKI Therapy and Toxicity Management

Presented by: Gabriela S. Hobbs and Christopher Bell

of response or intolerance. TKI toxicities include fatigue, headaches, fluid retention, gastrointestinal toxicity, rashes, and cytopenias. 1 These adverse events can reduce quality of life and may impact outcomes as a result of decreased adherence

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Patient Case Studies and Panel Discussion: Plasma Cell Neoplasms

-Ineligible, Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma In the first case study, a 75-year-old man presented with new back pain and fatigue. The patient was able to perform all activities of daily living and resided approximately 70 miles away from the treatment center

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Challenges and Opportunities in Marginal Zone Lymphoma: Implications of Biology on Treatment

Presented by: Stephen D. Smith

.4 months. The safety of ibrutinib in MZL is similar to that seen in other diseases. Frequently occurring adverse effects include fatigue, diarrhea, and anemia. Atrial fibrillation should be a reason for concern in patients with cardiac history, said Dr

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Anemia and Functional Disability in Older Adults With Cancer

Cynthia Owusu, Harvey Jay Cohen, Tao Feng, William Tew, Supriya G. Mohile, Heidi D. Klepin, Cary P. Gross, Ajeet Gajra, Stuart M. Lichtman, Arti Hurria, and on behalf of the Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG)

confounders into the study and may make it difficult to draw conclusions regarding specific tumor types. Last, our study did not collect any data on biomarkers of inflammation or on fatigue, and therefore could not account for the mediating role of chronic

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Survivorship: Healthy Lifestyles, Version 2.2014

Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Don Dizon, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Jeffrey Peppercorn, Muhammad Raza, M. Alma Rodriguez, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole R. McMillian, and Deborah A. Freedman-Cass

, fatigue, distress, or nutritional deficits can facilitate the initiation of an exercise program. Risk Assessment for Exercise-Induced Adverse Events: Exercise is considered safe for most survivors. 16 , 17 , 36 However, a significant portion of