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Release Date: January 27, 2019
Publication Date: August 9, 2018
Author: Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Health Care Services, National Cancer Policy Forum
Creators: Sharyl J. Nass (Editor), Maria Hewitt (Editor), Laura Aiuppa (Editor)
Package Dimensions (in inches): 0.5 x 9 x 6
Package Weight: 60 Hundredths Pounds
Item Dimensions (in inches): 9 x 6 x 0.5
Item Weight: 60 Hundredths Pounds
Audio Tracks/Subtitles: English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
Manufacturer: National Academies Press
Number Of Pages: 160
The 2006 Institute of Medicine (IOM) consensus study report From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition made recommendations to improve the quality of care that cancer survivors receive, in recognition that cancer survivors are at risk for significant physical, psychosocial, and financial repercussions from cancer and its treatment. Since then, efforts to recognize and address the unique needs of cancer survivors have increased, including an emphasis on improving the evidence base for cancer survivorship care and identifying best practices in the delivery of high-quality cancer survivorship care.
To examine progress in cancer survivorship care since the Lost in Transition report, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in July 2017, in Washington, DC. Workshop participants highlighted potential opportunities to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Long-Term Survivorship Care After Cancer Treatment: Proceedings of a Workshop (Cancers and Children) Customer Reviews