Storm Warning: Old Ways Will Fail in Cancer Care

Streamlining care with AI decision-support tool.

By 2026, there will be ~26 million cancer survivors in America, and more than 2.1 million people who will be newly diagnosed with some form of cancer. Alarmingly, by this timeframe, about 25% of oncologists will be retiring and given current and projected enrollments in medical school, the replacement rate of oncologists will be only 13% (Source: ASCO).

This means by 2026 that 1.9M - 4.5M Americans who have new cancer or require cancer follow-up will not have access to an oncologist, given currently accepted care delivery models and capacity metrics for oncologists.  These estimates do not take into account that 80% of cancer patients are seen by community oncologists who are already operating over capacity.

Clearly, the numbers are frightening. The cancer care storm has become critical; resources will be insufficient to meet demand.   The oncology model will need to adapt and scale and quickly in order to weather the storm.  Enter artificial intelligence. Expert-curated oncology guidance, instantly inferenced to unique and patient-specific conditions, is the most promising way to mitigate the storm. The VCurePrecision platform provides this curated solution.  Faster, personalized and precise.  Using technology to enhance cancer care is not only the best solution; it is the only solution on the horizon.

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About VieCure (VieCure and related products are the property of Viviphi Ltd)

We codify the world’s premier cancer guidance from clinical research centers around the world into a technology platform that considers each patient’s unique needs and supports the care team, patient and their family through diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

VieCure is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. For more information, visit www.viecure.com.

Contact:
Michael G. Power
Chief Business Development Officer
michael.power@viecure.com

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