Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Planning

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One of the key recommendations of the joint IOM and NRC book, From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition, is that patients completing their primary treatment for cancer be given a summary of their treatment and a comprehensive plan for follow-up. This book answers practical questions about how this "Survivorship Care Plan," including what exactly it should contain, who will be responsible for creating and discussing it, implementation strategies, and anticipated barriers and challenges.

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A National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop, The Lance Armstrong Foundation and The National Cancer Institute, Maria Hewitt and Patricia A. Ganz, Rapporteurs


1 Front Matter; 2 Abstract; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Suvivorship Care Planning; 5 3 Perspectives on Suvivorship Care Planning; 6 4 Resources for Completing the Care Plan; 7 5 Pilot Tests and Assessment of Their Impact; 8 6 Wrap-up Session; 9 Appendix A Workshop Agenda; 10 Appendix B Participant Names and Affiliations; 11 Appendix C Excerpt: From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition; 12 Appendix D Commissioned Background Papers; 13 Appendix E Template for \"Cancer Survivorship Care Plan\" Tested in IOM Focus Groups and Interviews; 14 Appendix F Treatment Summary Forms Developed by the Children's Oncology Group (COG); 15 Appendix G Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterTreatment Summary and Follow-Up Plan

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780309103183
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780309103183
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 0309103185

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