Integrating primary care in cancer survivorship programs: models of care for a growing patient population

Oncologist. 2014 Jun;19(6):579-82. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2013-0384. Epub 2014 May 2.


The author describes the primary care physician’s role in caring for cancer survivors who are transitioning from oncology settings to primary care settings. Four scenarios are addressed and advantages and disadvantages of each are listed.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / pathology
  • Neoplasms / rehabilitation
  • Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Primary Health Care / methods*
  • Survivors*