International Journal of Health Research and Innovation

Innovation in healthcare with a focus on cancer care

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    Health is not characterized only by the absence of disease; nowadays, health can be perceived as a human right. Health policies all over the world aim to increase the life expectancy, the health and the quality of life of citizens, within the limits of the available resources. In this opinion paper, innovation aspects in medicine, healthcare, and health policy reforms are presented, with a special focus on cancer care, novel therapies and immuno-therapies that boost or restore the human immune system to help overcome disease, research trends and new developments.


    Keywords: Innovation, medicine, health, health care, oncology