These indicators have been categorized as effective. Effective is defined as providing services based on scientific knowledge to all who could benefit.
“An effective cancer system is one that targets the totality of the cancer experience: physiological, psychological, social, and emotional. A system characterized not only by ground-breaking research and cutting-edge treatment, but by compassionate healthcare providers. And, perhaps most importantly, a system designed for everyone: patients and caregivers.”
Patient/Family Advisor (Gordon V.)