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Perspectives on value in cancer care - concept paper

Thursday 30 March 2017

The field of oncology care is wide and innovation has led to improvements in different areas of cancer care, including medicines, surgery, radiation, nursing and prevention. Efforts to assess the value of innovation in these different areas have been undertaken.

This concept paper gathers perspectives and data around the issue of value in cancer care, with a focus on therapeutic innovation, and acknowledges that there is a need to engage in a wider discussion around the cancer care system and its different components. This concept paper provides a number of conclusions and recommendations to European policymakers and oncology stakeholders with the aim of achieving a better understanding of what constitutes value in oncology innovation.

EONS President Danny Kelly is one of the experts who has contributed to the paper.

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