Adopting Survivorship Care Plans and the Commission on Cancer’s Implementation Standard

By the Connecticut Cancer Partnership Survivorship Committee with
Marion Morra and Lucinda Hogarty

Adoption of survivorship care plans (SCP) is a key objective of The Connecticut Cancer Partnership’s 2014-2017 Connecticut Comprehensive Cancer Plans. (1) The Partnership’s Survivorship Committee is responsible for devising implementing strategies addressing this objective.

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