ASCO Releases "The State of Cancer Care in America 2016"
The State of Cancer Care in America: 2016 report—released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and published by the Journal of Oncology Practice—is the third annual report by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) that examines trends and developments in oncology practice in the United States.
The report highlights many promising cancer care developments, including new drugs and technologies, declining mortality rates, expanded access to healthcare generally and a shift towards value-based care. But ASCO also highlights major challenges for patients and physicians, including uneven health insurance coverage, rapidly rising costs, and other barriers to accessing new treatments. The report also presents a series of recommendations for addressing the most pressing cancer care concerns in the US.
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