A Plan To Fix Cancer Care

“A Plan To Fix Cancer Care.” By Ezekiel J. Emanuel,  The New York Times.

This year, more than 1.6 million Americans — 0.5 percent of the population — will receive a diagnosis of cancer. Their treatment will consume at least 5 percent of the country’s health care spending, at a cost that is growing faster than all other areas of medicine. Doctors and patients recognize that this is unsustainable and that we need to change the way we deliver care. But we need help, and that is why more than 20 prominent members of the oncology community contributed to the drafting of this essay. Read more »

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