Rethinking cancer survivorship: the Prostate Cancer Survivorship Essentials Framework

Jeff Dunn, Bogda Koczwara, Suzanne Chambers

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    Abstract

    To the Editor: The broadly accepted definition of a cancer survivor recognises that the survivorship begins at diagnosis.1 However, survivorship care pathways conventionally begin at completion of active treatment, presenting a challenge for addressing survivorship needs at diagnosis and for people living with incurable cancer.2 A revision of the concept of cancer survivorship is needed, placing the survivor at the centre of a dynamic experience of life after a cancer diagnosis and opening up the survivorship experience to persons at any stage of cancer and at any phase of their disease trajectory...
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)94-94.e1
    Number of pages2
    JournalMedical Journal of Australia
    Volume215
    Issue number2
    Early online date15 Jun 2021
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021

    Keywords

    • Cancer
    • Physician-patient relations
    • Prostate

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