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Barriers to Equal Access to Cancer Care

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Decribes the inequalities in access to cancer care particularly in the low and middle income countries.  These include financial barriers-the fact that in most couontries in the world the bulk of thhe cost of care is "out-of-pocket, and that because in the low and middle income countries there is a pucity of specialists and cancer centers, patients and their families must travel large distances to reach specialist help,   In soome countries there are no cancer centers and non radiation... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: August 20, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 01, 2012
Submitter: Ian Magrath
Keywords: cancer care, oncologists, health insurance, access, cancer centers

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Professional
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Technical Requirements: Presented at the UICC Meeting in Montreal, August 2012
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States

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