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In the age of austerity, economic drivers are likely to play a determining role in the way health
services are structured and organised. In this editorial, urology surgeon Nicola Nicolai argues
that, to have an impact on developments, the cancer community needs to move beyond the two
dimensional pro- and anti-centralisation debate, and he proposes key criteria for sustainable
services that provide each patient with access to the level of specialist services that they need.

What do you think?

  • Can the cancer community reach a consensus on key criteria for the way services are
    organised that are valid for every health system?
  • If so, are these the right criteria?
 You can read the article here. Press the comment button at the end and share your views.