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Issue No.07 - July (2010 vol.43)
pp: 35-42
Jatinder R. Palta , University of Florida
Vincent A. Frouhar , University of Florida
Robert A. Zlotecki , University of Florida
Cancer-care costs are increasing despite the expansion of disease management and prevention programs. While tremendous scientific progress has led to new tools for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up, evidence is less complete on the comparative effectiveness of these interventions in actual community practice.
eHealth, Information technology, Pervasive technologies, Atlas Project, Prostate cancer data collection
Jatinder R. Palta, Vincent A. Frouhar, Robert A. Zlotecki, "Leveraging Pervasive Technologies to Improve Collection of Prostate Cancer Outcome Data", Computer, vol.43, no. 7, pp. 35-42, July 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.202
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