Cancer Patients’ Access to Quality Health Care ‘Threatened’

“Increased cancer incidence will coincide with a decreasing number of oncologists and growing financial strain of community oncologic practices, according to ASCO’s ‘State of Cancer Care in America: 2014’ report…

“The report — the first comprehensive assessment of its kind — estimates the number of US cancer cases will increase 45% by 2030, partially due to an aging population and screening practices. The current number of 13.7 million cancer survivors also is expected to increase to about 18 million.”