Learn more about how the UM Cancer Network utilizes the latest cancer survivorship approaches and methods to patients through diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and life after cancer.

University of Maryland’s Network of Cancer Centers Provide Access to a Leading-Edge Oncology Nutrition Study, the FREDA Trial

Fatigue is a common side effect of cancer treatment and it can linger well into survivorship. Faculty physicians at UM School of Medicine are currently enrolling survivors into the Fatigue REDuction After cancer (FREDA) trial to determine if time-restricted eating may be able to improve sleep quality and reduce persistent fatigue.

Supporting Cancer Survivorship at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

For many cancer patients, recovery from the disease continues long after treatments end. To support their post-cancer journey, the Tate Cancer Center Survivorship Program provides access to social and emotional support, a monthly support group, rehabilitation services, educational seminars and preventive cancer screenings.

Changes to CoC Standards Raises the Bar for Cancer Care

In late 2019, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) released their revised standards to improve the ways clinical teams support patients across the full spectrum of care. Learn how the new CoC Standards will raise the bar for cancer care at the UM Cancer Network's accredited centers.

New Modalities of Care Boost Cancer Survival Rates

New modalities of care, like immunotherapy and proton therapy, offer new opportunities for even the most complex cancer patients. Find out how UM Cancer Network's innovative methods of care increase survival rates and overall care efficacy.

Cancer Survivorship Services Bring Patients Hope After Diagnosis

Aiding patients in their transition from acute survivorship to extended and permanent survivorship is essential for producing the best patient outcomes. Learn more about how UM Cancer Network utilizes the CoC Survivorship Care Plan and other services to help patients navigate life after diagnosis and treatment.

Dietary Recommendations That Keep Cancer at Bay

Diet has become an increasingly important part of cancer care. Recent studies reveal a link between diet and cancer risk, while many more studies show how the proper diet can complement traditional care modalities. See how UM Cancer Network implements evidence-based diets for cancer prevention and controlling the disease after diagnosis.

Cancer Screenings Are Important and Safe, Even During a Pandemic

Between March and early June 2020, breast and cervical cancer screenings decreased nationwide by 94 percent, while colorectal cancer screenings were down by 86 percent. Throughout the past year, UM Cancer Network hospitals and physicians have taken several steps to keep patients safe and encourage screenings when needed

Supporting Cancer Survivorship at UM Shore Regional Health

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health extends support for cancer survivors through its Cancer Recovery and Support (CARES) program. Learn more about the program and resources.