For this episode, we have two fascinating interviews in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when we raise awareness for the prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship of breast cancer. To that end, we speak with Dr. Tania Španić, President of Europa Donna, The European Breast Cancer Patient Organization, who is a survivor herself. She is also Chair of the European Society of Medical Oncology’s Patient Advocacy Working Group.
We also talk to Dr. Ines-Maria Vaz-Duarte-Luis from the Cancer Institute Gustave Roussy in Paris, about her recent articles on the dynamics of patient-reported outcomes after adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy.
We hope these 2 interviews provide the lens of the patient perspective and physician-researcher on various QOL aspects that patients affected by breast cancer must face.
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Vaz-Luis I, et al. ESMO Expert Consensus Statements on Cancer Survivorship: promoting high-quality survivorship care and research in Europe. Ann Oncol. 2022 Aug 10:S0923-7534(22)03792-9.
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