FOCUS ON HEALTH November 2013 Directorate for Employment , Labour and Social Affairs Cancer Care : Assuring quality to improve survival

@inproceedings{Brazil2013FOCUSOH,
  title={FOCUS ON HEALTH November 2013 Directorate for Employment , Labour and Social Affairs Cancer Care : Assuring quality to improve survival},
  author={Mexico Brazil and Finland Switzerland and Japan Korea and Sweden Israel and Philip Spain and Slovak Denmark and Slovenia Republic and Hungary},
  year={2013}
}
  • Mexico Brazil, Finland Switzerland, +5 authors Hungary
  • Published 2013
Cancer currently consumes around 5% of all health care costs. Increasing incidence, prolonged survival and high costs of novel drugs and technologies mean that growth in spending on cancer is outstripping growth in total health expenditure. Cancer patients and their carers also bear significant costs, both financial and social. Once these are taken into… CONTINUE READING