"From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition" ed. by Maria Hewitt, Sheldon Greenfield, and Ellen Stovall
Committee on Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality of Life, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council
NAS Press | 2006 | ISBN: 0309095956 9780309095952 0309548837 9780309548830 | 535 pages | PDF | 6 MB
This book focuses on survivors of adult cancer during the phase of care that follows primary treatment. The book raises awareness of the medical, functional, and psychosocial consequences of cancer and its treatment. It defines quality health care for cancer survivors and identifies strategies to achieve it. The book also recommends improvements in the quality of life of cancer survivors through policies that ensure their access to psychosocial services, fair employment practices, and health insurance.