BCCTP

AcronymDefinition
BCCTPBreast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (Department of Health Care Services; Canada)
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For example, the length of public programs can become a barrier to completing treatment: "(The Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program) BCCTP program is 18 months.
Patient--provider interaction/communication was found to be an important predictor of well-being and quality of life in large longitudinal study of women enrolled in the California BCCTP examined 921 low-income women with breast cancer.
Due to delays in locating providers, authorization processes, and above all, the lengthy treatment course for some women (which can last 5 or more years), the BCCTP should be extended from 18 months to time deemed medically necessary to complete treatment.