Advancing Survivorship Care

Dr. M. Beatriz Currier from Miami Cancer Institute provides data on the survivorship care processes in place and the incidence of long-term effects among the 900 MCI cancer survivors. 

Target Audience

Breast Surgeons, General Surgeons, Reconstructive Surgeons, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Psychiatrists, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists, Geneticists, Radiologists, General Practitioners and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the current Miami Cancer Institute survivorship care process. 
  • Recognize the spectrum and incidence of long-term effects among cancer survivors at MCI. 
  • Describe the survivorship care advances needed to improve health outcomes, target modifiable cancer risk factors and prolong survival.
Additional information

Fader AN et al: Gynecologic Oncology 114 (2009) 121-127. Currier MB et al. Annual Rev Med 2014. 65(9): 1-19. Moore SC et al: JAMA Internal Med . 2016; 176(6):816-825.  

Gross, A. L., Gallo, J. J., & Eaton, W. W. (2010). Depression and cancer risk: 24 years of follow-up of the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area sample. Cancer causes & control, 21(2), 191-199.

Mitchell, A. J., Chan, M., Bhatti, H., Halton, M., Grassi, L., Johansen, C., & Meader, N. (2011). Prevalence of depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorder in oncological, haematological, and palliative-care settings: a meta-analysis of 94 interview-based studies. The Lancet oncology, 12(2), 160-174.

Pinquart, M., & Duberstein, P. R. (2010). Depression and cancer mortality: a meta-analysis. Psychological medicine, 40(11), 1797-1810.

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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M. Beatriz Currier, M.D.
Director, Cancer Patient Support Center
Chief, Psychosocial Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute

M. Beatriz Currier, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Symposium Directors

Gladys L. Giron, M.D., has indicated that her spouse is a member of the speakers' bureau and a consultant with Stryker. 

John P. Diaz, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with AstraZeneca and a consultant with ConMed and Intuitive Surgical.

Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D. and Starr K. Mautner, M.D., have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*. 

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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