Identifying critical steps towards improved access to innovation in cancer care: a European CanCer Organisation position paper.

@article{Aapro2017IdentifyingCS,
  title={Identifying critical steps towards improved access to innovation in cancer care: a European CanCer Organisation position paper.},
  author={Matti Aapro and Alain Astier and Riccardo Audisio and Ian S. Banks and Pierre Bedossa and Etienne Brain and David Lansing Cameron and Paolo Giovanni Casali and Arturo Chiti and Leticia de Mattos-Arruda and Daniel Kelly and Nicola E Potter and Per J Nilsson and Martine J. Piccart and Philip Poortmans and Katrine Riklund and Gunnar Saeter and Martin Schrappe and Riccardo Soffietti and Luzia Travado and Hendrik van Poppel and Suzanne K. Wait and Peter Naredi},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2017},
  volume={82},
  pages={
          193-202
        }
}
In recent decades cancer care has seen improvements in the speed and accuracy of diagnostic procedures; the effectiveness of surgery, radiation therapy and medical treatments; the power of information technology; and the development of multidisciplinary, specialist-led approaches to care. Such innovations are essential if we are to continue improving the lives of cancer patients across Europe despite financial pressures on our healthcare systems. Investment in innovation must be balanced with… CONTINUE READING
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