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Chemotherapy drugs now target specific genomic abnormalities, about 150 effective drugs are available for cancer therapy, and new surgical techniques minimize negative consequences while producing better results. 

Newcomer L. Changing Physician Incentives For Cancer Care To Reward Better Patient Outcomes Instead Of Use Of More Costly Drugs. Health Affairs. 2012; 31(4): 780-785. https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/full/10.1377/hlthaff.2012.0002

Reference

Title
Changing Physician Incentives For Cancer Care To Reward Better Patient Outcomes Instead Of Use Of More Costly Drugs
Publication
Health Affairs
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Newcomer L
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 4
Pages
780-785
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

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