Long-term trajectories of physical function decline in women with, without cancer

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. 

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