Cancer Policy: Research and Methods

  • Charles L. Bennett
  • Tammy J. Stinson
Book

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 97)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jennifer L. Reifel, Patricia A. Ganz
    Pages 1-12
  3. Gretchen B. Chapman, Arthur S. Elstein
    Pages 13-23
  4. Kevin A. Schulman, William L. Boyko Jr.
    Pages 37-52
  5. Lori Bastian, Grace Couchman, Barbara K. Rimer, Colleen M. McBride, Linda Sutton, Ilene C. Siegler
    Pages 129-147
  6. Denise M. Hynes, Edward Hines Jr., Lori A. Bastian
    Pages 149-158
  7. David G. Pfister, Hirsch S. Ruchlin, Elena B. Elkin
    Pages 159-175
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 177-182

About this book

Introduction

Policy and outcome studies represent a new area of research in oncology. Understanding the factors that affect quality of life, costs of care, patterns of care, and outcomes in oncology is important to providing comprehensive care. Health services is meant to be both a productive area of research as well as a discipline that improves patient decision making. In sum, Cancer Policy highlights some of the important areas of health services research in oncology.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Charles L. Bennett
    • 1
  • Tammy J. Stinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Chicago VA Health Care System- Lakeside DivisionNorthwestern University Medical SchoolUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b102507
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-8203-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-585-30498-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
  • About this book