Tracking survivors long after treatment ends helps inform medical decisions for today’s patients and much more
Jan. 26, 2018
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Every year since its inception in the early 1980s, the Fred Hutch Long-term Follow-up Program sends out a detailed questionnaire to every transplant survivor. The answers to these questions inform a host of research topics on the long-term effects of transplantation, from graft-vs.-host disease to cataracts, from secondary cancers to infertility and sexual dysfunction.
Some see it as invaluable for education and advocacy while others, including male breast cancer patients, may feel left out
Oct. 12, 2017
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Breast Cancer Awareness Month definitely means different things to different people. For some, it’s about celebrating strength and survival. For others, it's about advocacy and a push to educate people about the realities of the disease. Read on for a few thoughts about BCAM from breast cancer patients, researchers and caregivers.
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