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August 12, 2021

Cancer Patients More Concerned With Cost of Care Than Cancer Itself

According to the American Journal of Managed Care, a 2018 study showed people with cancer are more concerned with its financial burden than its  diagnosis.  These concerns significantly decrease quality of life and satisfaction with care. Further, getting patients qualified for government programs such as Medicaid is incredibly time consuming and difficult, leaving  severely underinsured individuals unable to access necessary care.