Long-term Trajectories of Physical Function Decline in Women With, Without Cancer

JAMA Oncology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2023

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About The Study: Survivors of cancer experienced accelerated declines in physical function after diagnosis, and physical function remained below that of age-matched controls even years later. Patients with cancer may benefit from supportive interventions to preserve physical functioning. 

Authors: Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano, Sc.D. S.M., of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research in Oakland, is the corresponding author. 

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2022.6881)

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