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General financial topics

Hoping for Health Care Before, During and After Cancer
BY Felicia Mitchell
Watching current health care debates, we need to take deep breaths and trust that intelligent, compassionate people will make responsible choices affecting a nation. Writing letters to support our choices can help.
The Cost of Cancer Treatment Impacts Prescription Drug Adherence
BY Brielle Urciuoli
A recent study found that patients with a history of cancer are more prone to change their prescription drug regimen because of the cost.
Debating the Next Steps of the Affordable Care Act Repeal
BY Allie Casey
Stakeholders expressed their concerns and wishes as President Donald Trump continues to move forward in repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.
I Fought the Insurance Company and Won!
BY Bonnie Annis
After months and months of fighting to have the medical equipment prescribed by my oncologist, my persistence paid off.
21st Century Cures Act Passes in the House, Expediting FDA Approvals and Funding for the Cancer Moonshot
BY Katie Kosko
The House of Representatives just passed the 21st Century Cures Act, providing over $6 billion for health initiatives.
Finding and Keeping Work and Insurance After Cancer
When it comes to employment and insurance after a cancer diagnosis, it is important to read the fine print.
Tips and Resources for Coping With Cancer Treatment Costs
There are many resources available to help patients with cancer navigate and pay for treatment.
Getting to the Root of Financial Toxicity in Colorectal Cancer
BY YOUSUF ZAFAR, M.D.
In colorectal and other cancers, financial burden is worsened by expensive drugs, long-term treatment and sharing of insurance costs.
Balancing the Ledger: Preventing Cost From Shaping Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions
BY BLAIR GREEN THIELEMIER, PHARM.D.
In prostate and other cancers, patient assistance programs can prevent drug costs from shaping treatment decisions.
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