A cancer diagnosis is stressful, and the discussion of the treatment plan starts quickly. But a cancer diagnosis affects everything and involves more than just the treatment plan. Here are 3 things to consider.
Cancer treatment may require complex medications that require special handling. “Specialty pharmacies” offer extra services to help people with cancer obtain and manage their cancer medicines.
More than ever, it’s important to have the conversation with your health care team about the cost of cancer care. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses some people who could help you clarify your financial options.
In this blog post based on an article originally published in the ASCO Educational Book, doctors discuss the challenges of cancer control in low- and middle-income countries.
People with cancer have to keep track of lots of financial paperwork. Having a plan in place to stay organized and find help can reduce the stress.
Progress continues in how cancer care is delivered, but there are still obstacles, including issues in patients’ access to care, costs of care, and administrative burden. The fourth annual ASCO State of Cancer Care in America report highlights where cancer care stands in 2017.
When she was 21 years old, advocate Samantha Watson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. In this Voices on Cancer post, she describes her journey, how she helps young adults with the financial effects of cancer, and 5 critical qualities for advocates.
Your medications can be more effective—and a whole lot easier to manage—if you follow a few simple guidelines.
Did you know that young adults especially struggle with the financial burdens of cancer care? Samantha Watson and Michelle Landwehr of The Samfund write about the challenges young adults face and what they can do about it.
Oncology professionals from around the world are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. There, they will discuss the latest advances and newest thoughts in cancer research. Some of those advances focus on improving the quality of care and patients’ access to it.