Recent advances in cancer treatment have resulted in greatly improved survival, and yet many patients in the USA havenot benefited due to poor access to healthcare and difficulty accessing timely care across the cancer care continuum.
Despite amazing technological breakthroughs for precision medicine, government champions, and continuing and significant investment, challenges exist related to appropriate regulatory guidelines, suitable reimbursement, and the education of healthcare professionals.
The field of cancer rehabilitation and prehabilitation has grown significantly over the past decade. Advancements in early detection and treatment have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors in the United States (US), expected to reach 26 million by 2040.
In order to celebrate the accomplishments of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP), the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners (CCCNP) developed this Special Issue on Cancer Causes and Control.