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    Distress and Mental Health

    In 2022, it was estimated that 18.1 million US adults were cancer survivors. By 2032, this number is projected to increase to 22.5 million. All patients with cancer experience some degree of psychological distress associated with the diagnosis. This can include mental health...

    Nutrition and Physical Activity

    A minority of cancer survivors meet guideline recommendations for nutrition and physical activity. There is a high prevalence of obesity in adult cancer survivors. It has been shown to increase cancer recurrence risk and be associated with poorer survival. There also is a...

    Special Issues for Prostate Cancer Survivors

    In the United States, prostate cancer is the most common nonskin cancer in men. Approximately 12.6% of US men will be diagnosed with this cancer in their lifetimes. Although the overall 5-year relative survival rate is high (96.8%), ethnic and racial disparities have been...

    Special Issues for Colorectal Cancer Survivors

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) survival is influenced by numerous factors, including age, sex, race and ethnicity, familial cancer syndromes, stage and location of tumor, and comorbid conditions. The 5-year survival rate for patients with stage I CRC is 91%, but it is only 15% for...


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