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National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)

Overview
Works: 23 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 24,895 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RC280.B8, 362.19699400973
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Most widely held works by National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)
Ensuring quality cancer care by National Cancer Policy Board Staff( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How close is American medicine to the ideal of quality cancer care for every person with cancer? Ensuring Quality Cancer Care provides a comprehensive picture of how cancer care is delivered in our nation, from early detection to end-of-life issues. The National Cancer Policy Board defines quality care and recommends how to monitor, measure, and extend quality care to all people with cancer. Approaches to accountability in health care are reviewed." "This volume will be of special interest to health policy makers, public and private healthcare purchasers, medical professionals, patient advocates, researchers, and people with cancer."--Jacket
Meeting psychosocial needs of women with breast cancer by National Cancer Policy Board (É.-U.)( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a report from the National Cancer Policy Board of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council examining the psychological consequences of the cancer experience. Focuses on breast cancer in women and describes psychosocial services, how they are delivered, and evaluates effectiveness
Fulfilling the potential of cancer prevention and early detection by Susan J Curry( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing death in America : what we need to know by Kathleen M Foley( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National expenditures for medical care in the months and days preceding death are enormous. But we do not know whether that money is buying good quality care or optimizing the quality of life of those dying, or whether the situation is getting better or worse over time. The information that exists "describing death" at a national level--though some of it is very informative--is fragmentary. This report recommends ways to fill the information gaps by better use of existing nationally-representative data, and through some new measures, in particular, a new, ongoing National Mortality Followback Survey. The aim is to allow us to benchmark where we are today as a society, and what goals we can set to minimize pain and suffering and maximize the quality of life of all of us who will die in the years to come
Childhood cancer survivorship : improving care and quality of life by National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhancing data systems to improve the quality of cancer care by Maria Elizabeth Hewitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fulfilling the potential of cancer prevention and early detection : an American Cancer Society and Institute of Medicine symposium( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic models of colorectal cancer screening in average-risk adults : workshop summary( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving palliative care for cancer by Hellen Gelband( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- What is palliative care -- Intent of this report -- Barriers to excellent palliative and End-of-Life care -- End-of-Life and palliative care: evolution of the issue -- 1990's: signal efforts and events around palliative and End-of-Life care -- Current NIH involvement in palliative and End-of-Life care
Taking action to reduce tobacco use by National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting the volume-outcome relationship in the context of cancer care by Maria Elizabeth Hewitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State programs can reduce tobacco use by National Cancer Policy Board (U.S.)( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing attention is focused on how states can prevent deaths due to tobacco use. Thus state governors, state legislators, and their staffs currently must decide whether to fund tobacco control programs, and, if they do, how much to spend on them. The National Cancer Policy Board (a joint program of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council) is charged with carrying out policy analyses to help the nation deal with cancer; in 1997, it quickly identified tobacco's role as the foremost cause of cancer deaths as its first topic of concern. The board followed debates taking place in state capitals throughout 1998 and 1999, and decided in July 1999, in consultation with the Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention of the Institute of Medicine, that it would be useful to summarize evidence about the effectiveness of state tobacco control programs and to briefly describe those programs for state government officials
Mammography and beyond : developing technologies for the early detection of breast cancer by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reviews the dramatic expansion of breast cancer awareness and screening, examining the capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies for breast cancer detection and their effectiveness at actually reducing deaths. The committee discusses issues including national policy toward breast cancer detection, roles of public and private agencies, problems in determining the success of a technique, availability of detection methods to specific populations of women, women's experience during the detection process, cost-benefit analyses, and more
State programs can reduce tobacco use( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Como mejorar el cuidado paliativo podemos mejorar el cuidado de personas con cancer( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting the volume-outcome relationship in the context of health care quality by Maria Elizabeth Hewitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) held a workshop on May 11, 2000, to review the current understanding of the relationship between volume of health services and health-related outcomes; assess the potential health policy implications of the use of volume as an indicator of quality of care; and identify needed areas for future research relative to volume and quality of care
Developing technologies for early detection of breast cancer summary of public workshop by Laura Newman( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving breast imaging quality standards( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Created by the National Academies Press, this Web site is an electronic version of the 2005 report, Improving breast imaging quality standards. It argues that adopting supportive elements in conjunction with additionary regulatory requirements will be essential to sustain access to breast imaging services. The report intends to inform the next reauthorization of the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), but states that recommendations are long overdue and should implemented immediately
A Report On the Sponsors of Cancer Treatment Clinical Trials and Their Approval and Monitoring Mechanisms by Hellen Gelband( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report for the National Cancer Policy Board (NCPB) describes the procedures currently in place in the United States for approving and monitoring clinical trials of cancer treatments. Virtually all cancer clinical trials are funded by agencies of the federal government or the pharmaceutical industry, so the focus is on the requirements for each of these groups. The paper is intended as a jumping off point for the NCPB to consider some of the pressing policy issues surrounding clinical trials in cancer, though as yet, no specific follow-on projects have been initiated
Federal Agency Roles in Cancer Drug Development from Preclinical Research to New Drug Approval : the National Cancer Institute and the Food and Drug Administration by Joseph P Newhouse( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced from a study under the aegis of the National Cancer Policy Board to analyze every aspect of the way new agents to fight cancer are developed, and to search for ways to streamline the process
 
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Ensuring quality cancer care
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Cancer Policy Forum (U.S.)

Institute of Medicine (Spojené státy americké). National Cancer Policy Board

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). National Cancer Policy Board

National Research Council (Spojené státy americké). Commission on Life Sciences. National Cancer Policy Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Life Sciences. National Cancer Policy Board

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Meeting psychosocial needs of women with breast cancerFulfilling the potential of cancer prevention and early detectionDescribing death in America : what we need to knowChildhood cancer survivorship : improving care and quality of lifeEnhancing data systems to improve the quality of cancer careFulfilling the potential of cancer prevention and early detection : an American Cancer Society and Institute of Medicine symposiumEconomic models of colorectal cancer screening in average-risk adults : workshop summaryImproving palliative care for cancer