Following Through: The Consistency of Survivorship Care Plan Use in United States Cancer Programs

@article{Birken2014FollowingTT,
  title={Following Through: The Consistency of Survivorship Care Plan Use in United States Cancer Programs},
  author={Sarah A Birken and Allison M Deal and Deborah K. Mayer and Bryan J. Weiner},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={689-697}
}
The Institute of Medicine suggests that consistent survivorship care plan (SCP) use involves developing and delivering SCPs to all cancer survivors and their primary care providers (PCPs). We describe the consistency of SCP use in US cancer programs and assess its relationship with cancer-program-level determinants. We surveyed employees knowledgeable about survivorship practices in cancer programs reporting current SCP use (n = 36, 81 % response rate). We operationalized consistent SCP use as… CONTINUE READING

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