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From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor-Lost in Transition: An American Society of Clinical Oncology and Institute of Medicine Symposium
an area of focus within the leading physician organizations. What could we do to do that to form a partnership with ASCO and other oncology groups?
Dr. Benjamin: In the AMA and the Academy of Family Physicians we could take this report and present a resolution to the house of delegates in both organizations saying exactly what you just said. And then it becomes policy in those organizations. And the leadership then would be forced to work with the leadership of ASCO. So, that is the simplest mechanism to do it. And the AMA meeting is actually going on right now. The next one would not be until June, but it certainly could be done.
Dr. Woolf: I think the release of this report is a leverage point. And I think we can galvanize momentum to take that forward at an organization level. So, I think moving quickly on this might be a good idea. Please join me in thanking our speakers.