Survive and Thrive Video Series
|Exercise During and After Cancer|
Physical therapist and personal trainer Jay Herdson discusses the importance of exercise during and after cancer, the advantages to exercise, challenges with staying active, potential risks with specific activities, modifications for lymphedema, setting and meeting exercise goals, and finding qualified practitioners to work with.
|Clinical Trials During and After Breast Cancer|
Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Program Dr. Vered Stearns discusses the importance of clinical trials from diagnosis through survivorship, the way they shape medical care, regulatory and ethical practices in place to ensure patient safety, and how to find out about specific clinical trials in your area.
|Using the Internet and Social Media to Obtain Health Information|
Medical Oncologist Dr. Robert Miller discusses utilizing the internet to obtain credible health information, the use of social media for patients and caregivers, and blogging throughout the cancer experience.
|Addressing Nutritional Concerns After Cancer|
Registered dietitian Mary-Eve Brown discusses how to eat healthy after cancer. Questions addressed include-what are the dietary recommendations, how can patients achieve and maintain a healthy weight, are organic foods essential, what foods should be avoided, and are there nutritional supplements that should be considered.
|Survivorship Care Planning|
Nurse Practitioner, Carol Riley discusses common side-effect after treatment, the importance of survivorship care plans, coordination of medical care between oncology and primary care providers, and wellness activities after breast cancer.
|Gynecological Health After Breast Cancer|
Gynecologist Dr. Wen Shen discusses GYN health after cancer. Topics include menopausal issues, sexual dysfunction, recommendations for symptom management, family planning while on endocrine therapy, pap smear guidelines, the importance of knowing your family history, and potential warning signs that may warrant a call to your medical provider.
|Fertility After Breast Cancer|
Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Lisa Kolp discusses childbearing after cancer, the risk of infertility, reproductive technologies, associated costs and insurance coverage for specific procedures, and how to work with all of your medical providers to ensure family planning goals are addressed.
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|Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer|
Medical Oncologist and Director of Palliative Care for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Thomas Smith discusses tips for staying healthy and living well for as long as possible, what to expect going forward, when treatment should stop, and how friends and family can be supportive.
|Seeing Your Primary Care Provider (PCP) After Cancer|
Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Kimberly Peairs discusses common challenges after cancer treatment, what diagnosis and treatment information is most helpful for PCP to know, and screening and surveillance recommendations to monitor overall health and wellness.
|Rehabilitation After Cancer Treatment|
Physical Therapist Laurie Sweet discusses some of the issues cancer rehab can address such as returning to daily activities, fatigue management, exercise, sleep/wake cycles, and pain.
|Breast Cancer Survivorship in Young Women|
Nurse Navigator, Beth Thompson discusses unique issues that young women with breast cancer face including suggested coping strategies, fertility after cancer, and important tips for healthy survivorship.
|Lymphedema After Breast Cancer|
Occupational Therapist Beth Erhardt discusses lymphedema including tips for preventing it, common symptoms, and treatments.
|Integrative Medicine During and After Cancer Treatment|
Gastroenterologist and Director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center, Dr. Linda Lee defines the difference between integrative, complementary, and alternative medicines, provides suggestions for how integrative medicine can be used to address side-effects of cancer treatments, offers tips for discussing these treatments with your oncology team, and tackles a few potential barriers to care.
|Sexuality and Intimacy After Cancer|
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Barsky Reese who specializes in interpersonal relationships of individuals with cancer discusses sexuality challenges after cancer, suggestions for tackling some of these issues, and potential resources for patients and couples to overcome barriers.
|Follow-Up Care After Breast Cancer With Your Medical Oncologist|
Medical Oncologist Dr. Antonio Wolff discusses patients' biggest concerns after breast cancer treatment, follow-up guidelines, tips for communicating with a primary care provider, lifestyle suggestions, and when a patient may want to go back to see her medical oncologist.
|Inherited Breast Cancer Concerns|
Medical Oncologist and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Breast and Ovarian Surveillance Service (BOSS) Dr. Kala Visvanathan discusses cancer as a family disease, who may be a good candidate for genetic testing, how testing is done, and what individuals need to know if they test positive for a genetic mutation.