Cancer Care and Cancer Survivorship Care in the United States: Will We Be Able to Care for These Patients in the Future?

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 5, Issue 3, p.119-123 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Clinical Research Division

Abstract:

The combination of a shortfall in oncologists and primary care physicians and an increased number of patients using more health care resources raises concerns about our health care system's ability to accommodate future patients with cancer and cancer survivors.