Journal article

Follow-Up Care for Breast and Colorectal Cancer Across the Globe: Survey Findings From 27 Countries

Michelle A Mollica, Deborah K Mayer, Kevin C Oeffinger, Youngmee Kim, Susan S Buckenmaier, Sudha Sivaram, Catherine Muha, Nur Aishah Taib, Elisabeth Andritsch, Chioma C Asuzu, Ovidiu V Bochis, Sheila Diaz, Maria Die Trill, Patricia J Garcia, Luigi Grassi, Yosuke Uchitomi, Asim Jamal Shaikh, Michael Jefford, Hyun Jeong Lee, Christoffer Johansen Show all

JCO GLOBAL ONCOLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to describe follow-up care for breast and colorectal cancer survivors in countries with varying levels of resources and highlight challenges regarding posttreatment survivorship care. METHODS: We surveyed one key stakeholder from each of 27 countries with expertise in survivorship care on questions including the components/structure of follow-up care, delivery of treatment summaries and survivorship care plans, and involvement of primary care in survivorship. Descriptive analyses were performed to characterize results across countries and variations between the WHO income categories (low, middle, high). We also performed a qualitative content analysis o..

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