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Delivering High-Cost Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis

Institute of Medicine. (2013).  Delivering high-quality cancer care:  Charting a new course for a system in crisis.  Washington, DC:  National Academies Press. This is a free eBook produced by the Institute of Medicine.  The information from the eBook is copied below. " In the United States, approximately 14 million people have had cancer and more than 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed each year. By 2022, it is projected that there will be 18 million cancer survivors and, by 2030, cancer incidence is expected to rise to 2.3 million new diagnoses per year. However, more than a decade after the IOM first studied the quality of cancer care, the barriers to achieving excellent care for all cancer patients remain daunting. Therefore, the IOM convened a committee of experts to examine the... Show More
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