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2020 Trends in Cancer Care Print E-mail
Written by Elizabeth Koelker, BS, MHA, FACHE | BDO   
Friday, 21 February 2020 16:33

While 2019 brought many changes to the landscape of cancer care, 2020 promises even greater disruption to business as usual.

 For cancer administrators and healthcare leaders, two eternal truths remain, as lifespans and the aging population continue to grow:

1. Clinicians are diagnosing more people with cancer than ever before
2. The cost of caring for cancer patients is higher than ever before

Treating cancer-the number two cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease-is the largest driver of care costs, amounting to about $150 billion in healthcare spending. Creating a more sustainable, holistically minded model for cancer care is an industry imperative-one which we expect providers to make meaningful strides towards in 2020.

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Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2020 18:04

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