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America's pending shortage of cancer doctors

HealthDay/Washington Post, November 3, 2008

By the year 2020, the United States could face a shortage of as many as 4,080 cancer doctors, according to a recent report. The report cites a number of factors likely to lead to the shortfall, including the aging of the U.S. population and because many oncologists are expected to be retiring soon.