Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States?

@article{Malin2006ResultsOT,
  title={Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States?},
  author={Jennifer L. Malin and Eric C. Schneider and Arnold M. Epstein and John L. Adams and Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Katherine Leslie Kahn},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={626-34}
}
PURPOSE In 1999, the National Cancer Policy Board called attention to the quality of cancer care in the United States and recommended establishing a quality monitoring system with the capability of regularly reporting on the quality of care for patients with cancer. METHODS Using data from a patient survey 4 years after diagnosis and review of medical records, we determined the percentage of stage I to III breast cancer and stage II to III colorectal cancer survivors in five metropolitan… CONTINUE READING

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