In order to improve the standard of cancer care across Europe and around the globe, more funding needs to be channeled toward clinical research, according to oncologists surveyed by the European Society for Medical Oncology.
The standard of cancer care in Europe and around the world varies significantly. Survival times for cancer patients vary by up to 100% between countries in Europe and even more across other regions of the globe. The worlds oncologists are increasingly aware of this inequality and strive to combat it.
To identify which measures oncologists deem most important for improving cancer care, Dr. Kathrin Strasser-Weippl and Prof. Heinz Ludwig (Wilhelminen Hospital in Vienna, Austria) from ESMO invited oncologists attending the societys 2004 congress in Vienna to complete a questionnaire on several possible measures.
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