IOM report: Aging US population, rising costs, and complexity of cases add up to crisis in cancer care.

@article{Mitka2013IOMRA,
  title={IOM report: Aging US population, rising costs, and complexity of cases add up to crisis in cancer care.},
  author={Mike Mitka},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2013},
  volume={310 15},
  pages={1549-50}
}
Citing an aging US population, rising costs,andcomplexityofcases,theauthors of a new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report said cancer care is in crisis. The report, “Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis,” suggests a framework for confronting the problem by improving the quality of cancer care, stressing patient-centered, evidencebased medicine (http://tinyurl.com/o2c2ptq). In the United States, about 14 million individuals today are cancer survivors… CONTINUE READING
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