Value, access, and cost of cancer care delivery at academic cancer centers

Elizabeth A. Nardi, Julie A. Wolfson, Steven T. Rosen, Robert B Diasio, Stanton L. Gerson, Barbara A. Parker, Joseph C. Alvarnas, Harlan A. Levine, Yuman Fong, Dennis D. Weisenburger, C. Lyn Fitzgerald, Maggie Egan, Sharon Stranford, Robert W. Carlson, Edward J. Benz

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Key challenges facing the oncology community today include access to appropriate, high quality, patient-centered cancer care; defining and delivering high-value care; and rising costs. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network convened a Work Group composed of NCCN Member Institution cancer center directors and their delegates to examine the challenges of access, high costs, and defining and demonstrating value at the academic cancer centers. The group identified key challenges and possible solutions to addressing these issues. The findings and recommendations of the Work Group were then presented at the Value, Access, and Cost of Cancer Care Policy Summit in September 2015 and multi-stakeholder roundtable panel discussions explored these findings and recommendations along with additional items.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)837-847
Number of pages11
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016


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  • Oncology

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Nardi, E. A., Wolfson, J. A., Rosen, S. T., Diasio, R. B., Gerson, S. L., Parker, B. A., Alvarnas, J. C., Levine, H. A., Fong, Y., Weisenburger, D. D., Fitzgerald, C. L., Egan, M., Stranford, S., Carlson, R. W., & Benz, E. J. (2016). Value, access, and cost of cancer care delivery at academic cancer centers. JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 14(7), 837-847.