Wrestling with the High Price of Cancer Care
Should We Control Costs By Individuals' Ability to Pay or Society's Willingness to Pay?
Published In: Journal of Clinical Oncology, v. 28, no. 20, Editorial, July 10, 2010, p. 3212-3214
Rising costs of cancer treatment raise questions about how to ensure that patients receive access to the best therapy that is a "good value" - both from the perspective of the patient and all who pay for health care (i.e., through taxes, insurance).
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- Year: 2010
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