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Mor, V. Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life over the Disease Course: Lessons From the Real World. Journal of Chronic Diseases 40(6):535–544, 1987.

Mosteller, F., and Falotico-Taylor, J., eds. Quality of Life and Technology Assessment. Monograph of the Council on Health Care Technology. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1989.


O’Young, J., and McPeek, B. Quality of life Variables in Surgical Trials. Journal of Chronic Diseases 40(6):513–522, 1987.

OTHER MATERIALS

Health Care Financing Administration. An excerpt entitled “Medicare statistical system” from Health Care Financing Program Statistics. Medicare and Medicaid Data Book, 1986. HCFA Pub. No. 03247. Baltimore, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, September 1987.

Health Care Financing Administration. Excerpts from the Medicare Statistical Files Manual. Baltimore, Md.: Health Care Financing Administration, Bureau of Data Management and Strategy, HCFA Pub. No. 03272, July 1988.

Health Care Financing Administration. An internal document entitled “Project to Redesign Information Systems Management (PRISM).” Baltimore, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, mimeo, no date.


National Cancer Institute. Working Guidelines for Early Cancer Detection—Rational and Supporting Evidence to Decrease Mortality. Bethesda, Md.: National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Early Detection Branch, December, 1987


Tables and narrative describing current and recent clinical trials activity sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Submitted by Dr. Andrew Dorr of the Clinical Investigations Branch, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment via letter to Kim Heithoff, IOM staff member, dated February 6, 1989.



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