Mapping Out the Care Team in Cancer Survivorship

August 30, 2017

Patricia J. Goldsmith, CEO of CancerCare, discusses the importance of coordinating between health care professionals as a patient moves into survivorship and converts to treating cancer as a chronic illness.

Patricia J. Goldsmith, CEO of CancerCare, discusses the importance of coordinating between health care professionals as a patient moves into survivorship and converts to cancer being a chronic illness.

An important aspect to consider is data sharing. Goldsmith asks the question: How easily are medical records accessible between the primary care physicians and the oncologists? While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, information sharing and divvying up of care responsibilities is vital during cancer survivorship.


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