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CANCER NETWORK.COM: The cancer survivor population in the US is nearing 14 million and is growing at a rate of about 10% each year. Unfortunately, cancer patients who have completed treatment do not always have access to comprehensive follow-up care. READ MORE>

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DAILY MAIL: UK Researchers studied the number of cancer survivors living up to 10 years after being diagnosed with the disease and the result is the country’s first ever “cancer map” which breaks down survival rates. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Cancer survivors are more likely to undergo a bone density scan, flu vaccination, and cholesterol testing than those who haven’t had cancer, a big UK study has found. READ MORE>

Prostate cancer survivors are less likely to have their blood pressure tested, according to the analysis. Breast cancer survivors are less likely to receive a blood pressure or cholesterol evaluation.

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JUNE 28: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: A study on the possibility that lifestyle modification will help cancer survivors to avoid the risks that they are at for second malignancies, other co-morbidities, and accelerated functional decline seems worthwhile. READ MORE>

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