Listen to the Cancer.Net Podcast: Understanding the Costs Related to Cancer Care, adapted from this content.
Watch the Cancer.Net Video: Managing the Cost of Cancer Care, with ASCO Member Diane Blum, MSW, adapted from this content.
Get an overview of the financial impact of cancer care in the United States and why it’s important to talk openly with your health care team about these costs.
Learn more about the medical and non-medical expenses that can add up during cancer treatment and recovery.
Use this list of questions to start a conversation with your health care team about the specific costs you can expect and where to get help.
Get tips and advice for organizing the financial information and paperwork that comes with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Find national organizations that help people with cancer who are facing financial challenges.
Find out about different types of private and government-sponsored health insurance options, including HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, Medicaid, and the health insurances marketplaces.
Review a summary of the changes made to health insurance coverage rules based on a federal law passed in 2010.
Learn what some of the most common words and acronyms used in discussions about health insurance and the costs of cancer care mean.