Scientific Plenary VII: Navigating Life Challenges After Cancer

Scientific Plenary


  • Leslie Clark, MD, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Min Kyu Kim, MD, Sung Kyun Kwan University of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Description: This session will explore challenges facing cancer survivors and their providers after diagnosis. Research exploring obesity, fertility, and sexual function will be presented.

Location: Kamehameha 3

National patterns of care and fertility outcomes for reproductive-aged women with endometrial cancer or hyperplasia with atypia, 1999-2014
R. Harrison, W. He, H. Zhao, C.C.L. Sun, R.S. Suidan, T.L. Woodard, J.A. Rauh-Hain, S.N. Westin, S.H. Giordano and L.A. Meyer
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Abuse history and sexual function among female cancer survivors attending a specialized sexual health clinic

B.F. Lees1, J. Sobecki-Rausch1, T.P. Stewart1, K.M. Woo2, C. Navalkha3, K. Boyd3, S.T. Lindau3 and D.M. Kushner1
1University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA, 2University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics – Madison, Madison, WI, USA, 3The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Opportunities to improve sexual health and quality of life in endometrial cancer survivors

G.E. Glaser1, K. Miller2, K.S. Bevis3, C. Howe2, K. Wohlrab2, V. Sung2, H. Richter4, E. Lokich2, C.K. McCourt2, A.K. Brown5, S. Wethington6, M.J. Carlson7, P.A. DiSilvestro2, J.L. Lowder8, D.D. Rahn7, J.A. Occhino9, G. Dunivan10, E. Tunitsky5, G. Chen11, C. Luis2, C. Raker2, M. Clark12 and K.M. Robison2
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Women & Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, 3University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA, 4University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, Birmingham, AL, USA, 5Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA, 6Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, 7The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 8Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 9The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 10University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 11Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 12Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

The impact of obesity and physical activity on inflammation and cancer mortality in women

J.K. Chan1, A.K. Mann2, A. Koh-Bell3, D.S. Kapp4 and J.E. Chan5
1California Pacific and Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Health Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 3California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, 4Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 5California Pacific and Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

Behavioral weight loss interventions are insufficient to address the obesity crisis in endometrial cancer survivors: Results of a randomized, controlled trial

A.R. Hagemann, A. Leon, J. Liu, L.M. Kuroki, P.H. Thaker, C.K. McCourt, K.C. Fuh, M.A. Powell, D.G. Mutch and G.A. Colditz
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA

Endometrial cancer survivors one decade post-exercise intervention: Happier and healthier?

S. Armbruster, C.C.L. Sun, J. Song, L. Gatus, K.H. Lu and K.M. Basen-Engquist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA