Tag: National Cancer Institute

The First Mobile Clinic to Serve Cancer Survivors

by Owen Carson CancerForward was on hand earlier this year at the debut of a custom-built $1 million big rig that’s a first-of-its-kind mobile cancer survivor clinic. Mid-February, UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Moncrief Cancer Institute and Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center unveiled an 18-wheeler equipped with a 3-D digital mammography suite and two exam…

What Is A Survivor’s Role in Survivorship Care Planning and Why Is It Important

By Tayla Salz, PhD I am a researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and I am interested in determining if cancer survivors get the information they need to get the best possible health care after they finish cancer treatment. After finishing cancer treatment, many cancer survivors become lost in the medical system….

CancerForward Rolls Out New Free National Program to Connect Cancer Survivors

CancerForward: The Foundation For Cancer Survivors today announced the creation of ConnectToForward, a fundamental initiative of the Foundation’s three-prong mission to connect, educate and share information among cancer survivors through its website, cancerforward.org. ConnectToForward is a national outreach and partnering program developed to introduce CancerForward’s virtual cancer survivor community to constituents of the 300 U.S….