CME/CE: Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors

CME/CE: Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors
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Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH

Strategic Director, Cancer and Aging Research
American Cancer Society

Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

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Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH (click to view)

Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH

Strategic Director, Cancer and Aging Research
American Cancer Society

Corinne R. Leach, PhD, MS, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has or has had no financial interests to report.

Experts have issued guidelines for managing the care of women with a history of invasive breast cancer. The recommendations can help clinicians increase awareness of and better manage potential long-term and late effects of the disease as well as assist with providing timely and appropriate screening and surveillance.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

Runowicz CD, Leach CR, Henry NL, et al. American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology breast cancer survivorship care guidelines. J Clin Onc. 2016; 34:611-635. Available at: http://ascopubs.org/doi/full/10.1200/JCO.2015.64.3809.

Earle CC, Ganz PA. Cancer survivorship care: don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:3764-3768.

Cowens-Alvarado R, Sharpe K, Pratt-Chapman M, et al. Advancing survivorship care through the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center: developing American Cancer Society guidelines for primary care providers. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013;63:147-150.

Khatcheressian JL, Hurley P, Bantug E, et al. Breast cancer follow-up and management after primary treatment: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31:961-965.

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