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

December 2005
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2005, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p64
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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.


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