Health Care Reform and Possible Effects on Innovative Therapies: Cancer as a Case Study : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, February 2, 1994, Volume 4

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