• Karen Antman, Deputy Director for Translational and Clinical Sciences, NCI

  • Noreen Aziz, Program Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, NCI

  • Peter Bach, Senior Adviser, Office of the Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Kevin Brady, Acting Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

  • Mark Clanton, Deputy Director, NCI

  • Robert Hiatt, Director of Population Science and Deputy Director of the University of California-San Franscisco (UCSF) Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Margaret Kripke, member, President’s Cancer Panel member and Chief Academic Officer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

  • Julia Rowland, Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, NCI

  • Jerome Yates, National Vice President for Research, American Cancer Society

The committee benefited from estimates of conditional survival produced by Eric Feurer and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute. The committee also benefited from analyses completed by Robert Friedland and colleagues at the Georgetown Center on an Aging Society on cancer-related medical expenditures as reported in the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (see Chapter 6).

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