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Insights Into Preferences for Psycho-Oncology Services Among Women With Gynecologic Cancer Following Distress Screening

Sylvie D. Lambert, Brian Kelly, Allison Boyes, Alexander Cameron, Catherine Adams, Anthony Proietto, and Afaf Girgis

distress screening programs in cancer care as a way of improving the management of distress. Routine distress screening at periods of increased vulnerability is now an integral part of international cancer control plans 7 , 8 and best practice guidelines

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HSR19-079: Disparities in Accessing Screening Mammography: Opportunities for Improving Diagnostic Outcomes

Nila Alsheik, Zhaohui Su, Anna Lafontant, Gregory Donadio, Kathleen Troeger, Scott Pohlman, Melinda Talley, Vandana Menon, and Emily Conant

Introduction: Screening mammography is a key component of secondary prevention programs targeting reductions in breast cancer mortality. The early detection of cancers facilitates treatment at a more curable, locoregionally limited stage. We

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Secondary Neoplasms of the Female Lower Genital Tract After Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Howard A. Chang, Saro H. Armenian, and Thanh H. Dellinger

with HPV will mount an effective immune response to clear the infection within 2 years. 18 Those who are unable to do so may develop cervical, vulvar, or vaginal dysplasia. Screening with Papanicolaou (Pap) smears detects cytologic abnormalities such

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Adverse Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy: Defining the Problem and Promoting Health Among Men with Prostate Cancer

Philip J. Saylor and Matthew R. Smith

treated with ADT, a statistically significant ADT-associated elevation in the risk for diabetes was observed (HR, 1.16; 95% CI, 1.11–1.21). The observed greater risk for diabetes in these analyses argues for diabetes screening among men on ADT. Diabetes

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A Survey of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network on Approaches Toward Addressing Patients’ Transportation Insecurity

Krisda H. Chaiyachati, Diana Krause, Jessica Sugalski, Evan M. Graboyes, and Lawrence N. Shulman

Institutional Review Board. Results In total, 25 of 31 (81%) NCCN Member Institutions responded to the survey. Among the respondents, 24 (96%) supported the transportation needs of patients by implementing processes for screening, coordinating, or

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Cancer-Related Fatigue

Ann M. Berger, Amy Pickar Abernethy, Ashley Atkinson, Andrea M. Barsevick, William S. Breitbart, David Cella, Bernadine Cimprich, Charles Cleeland, Mario A. Eisenberger, Carmen P. Escalante, Paul B. Jacobsen, Phyllis Kaldor, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Barbara A. Murphy, Tracey O'Connor, William F. Pirl, Eve Rodler, Hope S. Rugo, Jay Thomas, and Lynne I. Wagner

clinically indicated. Screening should identify fatigue. Patients and families should be informed that managing fatigue is an integral part of total health care, and all patients should undergo symptom management. Furthermore, if patients cannot tolerate

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The Potential Utility of HPV Genotyping in Screening and Clinical Management

Philip E. Castle

: Cervix Cancer Screening . Lyon, France : IARC Press ; 2005 . 2. Jemal A Siegel R Ward E . Cancer statistics, 2007 . CA Cancer J Clin 2007 ; 57 : 43 – 66 . 3. Kitchener HC Castle PE Cox JT . Chapter 7: achievements and

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BPI19-012: Differences in Stakeholder Perspectives Regarding Key Components of Shared Decision-Making for Mammography in Breast Cancer Screening for Women Ages 40–50

Lori L. DuBenske, Sarina B. Schrager, Terry A. Little, and Elizabeth S. Burnside

Background: National health organizations offer contrasting guidelines for women aged 40–49 regarding when to begin and how often to use mammography screening for breast cancer. The ACS recommends average risk women aged 40–44 receive annual

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HSR19-100: CancerSupportSource®-15: Development and Evaluation of a Short Form of a Distress Screening Program for Cancer Survivors

Shauna McManus, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Melissa F. Miller, Joanne S. Buzaglo, Julie S. Olson, Sara Goldberger, and Kevin Stein

Background: CancerSupportSource (CSS) is a 25-item distress screening tool implemented at community-based cancer support organizations and hospitals nationwide. CSS assesses distress over 5 domains: (1) emotional concerns (including depression and

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

This article summarizes the NCCN clinical practice guidelines for screening for colorectal cancer. This guideline provides recommendations for appropriate screening and management of abnormal findings in groups at both average and high risk. In its deliberations, the Colorectal Cancer Screening Panel identified populations at high risk to include both patients with inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) and individuals at risk because of a genetic predisposition.

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