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EJC News Focus – September 2014

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What's next for survivors?

Continual improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with cancer mean increasing numbers of survivors – it's estimated there will be 30 million cancer survivors in the US alone by 2025. While this is obviously good news, many of these people are living with long term medical or psycho-social issues and are in need of specific types of care.

In this month's EJC News Focus, Richard Schilsky, Rob Pieters, Kathy Pritchard, Roger Stupp and Jean-Charles Soria outline the growing issue of survivorship. These experts discuss with Helen Saul the problems that many survivors face. How far do our stretched healthcare systems meet the needs of ever increasing numbers of survivors, and what changes are needed for the future?