American Board of Internal Medicine, 26

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 26

American Board of Pediatrics, 26

American Board of Radiology, 26, 90

American Cancer Society, 49, 104, 203-206

consumer information, 148

National Cancer Data Base, 9, 89-90, 109, 124, 160, 222

American College of Radiology, 90, 106-107

American College of Surgeons, 6, 30-31, 147, 155, 158, 160, 174, 203

National Cancer Data Base, 9, 124

American Indians, see Native Americans

American Joint Committee on Cancer, 160

American Medical Association, 26

American Pain Society, 153

American Society of Clinical Oncology, 26, 166-167

American Urological Association, 90, 104, 105, 106, 166, 179-171

Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life, 65, 67

Asians, 54, 190, 206

Association of Community Cancer Centers, 160-163

Attitudes and beliefs

patient, 2, 11, 13, 14, 23, 46, 47, 62, 64, 65, 79, 85-86, 153, 157, 159

fatalism, 11, 53

physician, 54, 55, 59, 60, 63, 85

public opinion, 1, 2, 13, 14, 150;

see also Mass media

screening, 53, 54

see also Cultural factors; Public opinion

B

Beliefs, see Attitudes and beliefs

Bing Foundation, 108

Biopsies, 92-93, 156

Bladder cancer, 61, 88

Bone and bone marrow, 23, 59, 60, 127, 190, 203

see also Leukemia

Breast cancer, 3, 10, 11, 53, 91-103, 108-109, 151, 156, 159, 187, 189-190, 192, 193, 198, 203, 216

adjuvant therapy, 94-95, 98, 99, 101-102, 108, 109, 153, 171, 173

age factors, 54, 91, 99-101, 167;

see also ''elderly persons'' infra

chemotherapy, 60, 82, 94-95, 96, 98-99, 109, 129, 167, 171, 173, 174

clinical practice guidelines, 99, 165, 166, 167, 169, 171, 173, 174

cost of, 36

DoD program, 199-200, 201

elderly persons, 14, 42, 51, 54, 99-101, 134-135, 194, 196

mammography, 14, 42, 51, 54, 192, 197

incidence, 20, 91, 157

outcome analysis, 109, 126, 152, 185-186, 194;

see also "survivorship" infra

radiation therapy, 97, 98, 100, 101, 102, 108, 134, 159, 171, 173, 174

research funding, 8, 10, 185, 186, 187, 199

screening, 3, 14, 22, 42, 50-57 (passim), 83, 87, 91-94, 156, 167, 185-186, 189, 198, 200, 201, 205, 216, 224;

see also Mammography SEER, 60, 100, 108-109, 186

specialty care, 128, 129-130

standards, 3, 92, 102, 167, 173

surgery, 14, 59, 88, 94, 95-102, 109, 126, 129, 133-135, 153, 159, 160, 165, 173, 189, 204, 217

survivorship, 46, 88, 94, 126, 128, 129, 133, 134-136, 159

treatment, 3, 14, 23, 27, 28, 30, 31, 42, 46, 58, 59, 60-62, 82, 92, 94-103, 126, 108, 109, 126, 128, 129-130, 132, 133, 134-136, 153, 156, 159, 186, 189, 200, 201;

see also "chemotherapy," "clinical practice guidelines," and "radiation therapy" supra

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium, 185-186

Bronchial cancer

incidence, 20

survival rates, 47

treatment, 30

C

Canada, 51, 129, 130, 132-133, 171

Cancer at the Crossroads, 13

Cancer Care, 49

Cancer care centers, 18, 19, 34, 90, 146-147, 160-163, 165, 171

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 90, 165, 166, 167

Cancer registries, 89, 90, 98, 100, 117, 136, 153, 154, 161, 185, 194, 203



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