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Briefing Date:09/09/2013
Topic:Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Improving the Quality of Cancer Care:
Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population

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Congressional Briefings
Monday, September 9, 2013
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.
2322 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.
and
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
156 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.

on

Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care:
Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis

This new report, from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), examines opportunities for and challenges to delivering high-quality cancer care and provides recommendations for its improvement. The report updates the 1999 IOM report Ensuring Quality Cancer Care.

These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 10, 2013 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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