Dr. Partridge on Dana-Farber's Adult Survivorship Program
Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, Founder and Director, Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer, Director, Adult Survivorship Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, gives an overview of the Adult Survivorship Program.
In the program at Dana-Farber, Partridge is looking to provide all cancer survivors with more comprehensive care from the beginning through their long-term survivorship.
The program focuses on issues that are related to the aftermath of cancer and cancer treatment such as long-term or late toxicities, optimization of health behaviors, and emotional well-being. Further, care coordination is important for patients to receive streamlined, comprehensive care and are not seeing too many providers.