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The economics of cancer care

Author: Nicholas Bosanquet; Karol Sikora
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the interaction of economics and the delivery of cancer care in the global context. It analyses the causes of tension between those paying for care, those providing the care and those marketing drugs and devices. The concept and requirement for rationing is examined in different economic environments." (back cover).
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Bosanquet; Karol Sikora
ISBN: 9780521850070 052185007X
OCLC Number: 67867578
Description: v, 185 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The challenges of cancer --
Prevention --
Screening --
Diagnostics --
Surgery --
Radiotherapy --
Chemotherapy --
Moving towards the new model: international comparison --
The new agenda --
Cancer's economic impact on society --
Improving the patient experience.
Responsibility: Nick Bosanquet, Karol Sikora.
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