Dr. Partridge on Dana-Farber's Adult Survivorship Program

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Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, gives an overview of the 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.