TITLE

IOM report recommends 'survivorship care plan' to guide growing number of Americans living with cancer

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2005, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an Institute of Medicine report which found that primary care physicians and other health care providers often are not highly familiar with the consequences of cancer. Citing shortfalls in the care currently provided to the country's 10 million cancer survivors, From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition recommends that each cancer patient receive a "survivorship care plan.
ACCESSION #
19262563

 

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