Value of Community Based Cancer Care

Community based care brings great value to cancer patients.  Being “treated by the people that they already know, they sleep in their own bed, it’s an ability to take what was only available at the medical centers in the past right to their homes.”  In this video, researchers in the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) discuss how network makes it easier for people from diverse settings to enroll in cancer clinical trials closer to home.

Source: National Cancer Institute