Survivorship

Interventions relieve depression in younger breast cancer survivors

A mindfulness intervention and a survivorship education intervention both reduced depressive symptoms in younger breast cancer survivors in a phase 3, randomized trial. The mindfulness intervention also reduced fatigue, hot flash severity, and sleep disturbances. These results, from the Pathways to Wellness trial, were reported at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
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#BCSM brings breast cancer survivors, clinicians closer together

Since it was first used in 2011, the Twitter hashtag #BCSM – an abbreviation for “breast cancer social media” – has created an online community of patient advocates, clinicians, and researchers.

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Sleep quality linked to cognitive decline in older breast cancer survivors

For some older breast cancer survivors, getting a good night’s sleep could be essential to maintaining a healthy brain, according to a recent study.
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