Defining Patient Centered Cancer Care

An Alliance Infographic

The Alliance to Advance Patient Centered Cancer Care aims to increase patient-centered care for cancer patients through improving coordination of care, patient-provider communication, patient engagement, psychosocial care, and other supportive care. The infographic below defines what patient-centered cancer care is.

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Sources:

Institute of Medicine. (2001, March). Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Retrieved from http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/2001/Crossing-the-Quality-Chasm/Quality%20Chasm%202001%20%20report%20brief.pdf

Simon, Stacy. (2018, January 4). Facts & Figures 2018: Rate of Deaths from Cancer Continues Decline. Retrieved from https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/facts-and-figures-2018-rate-of-deaths-from-cancer-continues-decline.html

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