Professional resources for care of
breast cancer survivors

Information for breast cancer education for primary care providers in their follow up of
breast cancer survivors.

Below you will find professional breast cancer education articles to provide primary care providers with breast cancer information. This is tailored to help professionals like physicians, internists, general medicine physicians, nurses, and social workers understand and care for breast cancer survivors in a primary care setting:

  • Nationally recognized Guidelines for breast cancer patient follow up.
  • Assessment  of late medical and psychosocial adverse effects of breast cancer treatment
  • Intervention for physical and psychological consequences of cancer and treatment
  • Coordination of care between providers
  • Review of Hereditary/Genetic issues of breast cancer occurrence.

FEATURED ARTICLES

Determinants of Increased Primary Health Care Use In Cancer Survivors

This original research found in a November, 2012 issue of The Journal of Clinical Oncology can be found in the Primary Care Library section entitled "Creating a Link between Cancer Care and Primary Care: Clinical Literature on Survivorship."  Access this article from the Library on this page.

Effects of Integrative Medicine on Pain and Anxiety Among Oncology Inpatients

Read more of the beneficial effects of Integrative Therapies found in the Primary Care Professional's Library in the Integrative and Alternative Medicine section.

Determinants of Increased Primary Health Care Use In Cancer Survivors

This original research found in a November, 2012 issue of The Journal of Clinical Oncology can be found in the Primary Care Library section entitled "Creating a Link between Cancer Care and Primary Care: Clinical Literature on Survivorship."  Access this article from the Library on this page.

The Pink Ribbon Survivors Network:

An organization dedicated to summarizing breast cancer survivorship health care issues to the primary care provider.

We will provide clinically relevant publications concerning breast cancer survivorship.

"How I Treat Hot Flashes in Cancer Survivors"

A clinical discussion of hot flashes.  In the virtual library section entitled, " Lifestyle Modifications," Mayo Clinic Cancer Center's Charle Loprinzi, MD discusses a rational approach to this issue.