How a Survivorship Program Saves, Improves Lives

August 4, 2009

Patient advocate and cancer survivor Andrew Schorr comments in his blog about the role of cancer survivorship programs in improving lives of patients after they’ve completed their treatment.

Schorr interviewed Dr. Debra Friedman, who directs Vanderbilt’s new REACH for Survivorship Program on his webcast on July 28. He also spoke with Dr. David Carbone, a lung cancer physician-scientist and cancer survivor as well as young adult cancer survivor Caroline Hale, who recently graduated from University of the South and has started her first job at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

To read Andrew’s blog: http://blog.patientpower.info/2009/07/29/how-a-cancer-survivorship-program-saves-lives/

Caroline also shared her insights: http://blog.patientpower.info/2009/07/31/309/

And to listen to the archived webcast: http://www.vicc.org/news/?p=650

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