This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Kimberly Peairs, is devoted to Care of Cancer Survivors. Articles in this issue include: Care Coordination and Transitions of Care; Cancer Survivorship in Adolescents and Young Adults; Long-term and Late Side Effects of Specific Cancer Types; Diet, Physical Activity, and Body Weight in Cancer Survivorship; Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Survivors; Cognitive Changes Related to Cancer Therapy; Cardiac Disease in the Cancer Survivor; Cancer-related Fatigue; Hormonal Changes and Sexual Dysfunction; Palliative Care Issues; Screening for Recurrence and Secondary Cancers; and Pulmonary Disease in the Cancer Survivor.
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- 18th October 2017
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Dr. Peairs completed her undergraduate degree at Lafayette College receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins. After serving as chief resident, she joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Peairs is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and American College of Physicians. Her activities involve medical education, including directing the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Course. Her clinical and research interest are focused on cancer survivorship care and education of health care professionals in this area.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA