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The cost of survival

Treatment complications can impact lives for years after cure but some cancers survivors are reluctant to reveal their pain

Nov. 4, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Some survivors say it’s hard for those untouched by cancer to understand the scales of life don’t always balance with survival on one side and a jumble of complications heaped on the other.

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Study factors activity into cancer survival

Leisenring reports survivors who are at risk for an inactive lifestyle should be high priority for the development and testing of intervention approaches

April 27, 2009

According to a new study co-authored by Dr. Wendy Leisering of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Childhood cancer survivors were less active than a sibling comparison group or an age- and sex-matched population sample.

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Focused on survivorship

Dr. Scott Baker, a pediatric oncologist, is the new director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program

March 23, 2009 | By Christi Ball Loso

Dr. Scott Baker, a pediatric oncologist from the University of Minnesota, recently joined the Clinical Research Division and is the new director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program along with co-director Dr. Karen Syrjala. Baker will also work in pediatric blood and marrow transplantation at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, lead the pediatric survivorship program at Seattle Children's and serve as professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington.

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