Financial Issues

How Has Cancer Affected Your Career?

October 19th 2020, 6:00pm


On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share how cancer has affected their careers.

The Price of Hope: Weighing the Cost of CAR-T Cell Therapy in Treating Blood Cancers

September 23rd 2020, 3:00pm


Weighing the cost of CAR-T cell therapy in treating blood cancers is a finical burden for many patients with blood cancer.

CancerCare Offers Online Support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning and/or Queer People

July 31st 2020, 5:00pm


CancerCare unveils its new online support for members of the LGBTQ+ community who also have cancer.

Financial Toxicity: the Financial Side Effect of Cancer

July 23rd 2020, 8:00pm


In this post, learn more about financial toxicity and how to combat it.

Knowing Your Rights When It Comes to Cancer and Your Career

July 23rd 2020, 7:00pm


In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Monica Bryant, chief operating officer of Triage Cancer, about the rights patients with cancer have when it comes to the workplace.

Out-of-Pocket Costs Often Higher Than Expected for Patients with Cancer Participating on Clinical Trials

July 17th 2020, 10:00pm


According to the lead study investigator, work needs to be done to ensure financial toxicity is not a deterrent to clinical trial enrollment and that trial sponsors and payers should consider trial expense reimbursement.

Genetic Counseling for Cancer Shifts to a New Era of Virtual Care

June 25th 2020, 7:08pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast we interview genetic counselor Dana Farengo Clark on how genetic counseling is adjusting to the new normal and shifting into the virtual era of cancer care.

Cancer Death Rates Dropped More in States That Expanded Medicaid Under Affordable Care Act

May 14th 2020, 1:10am


The Affordable Care Act allowed states to extend Medicaid coverage to more residents with low incomes or disabilities. Cancer death rates took a bigger dive in the states that utilized this provision, a nationwide study found.

Telemedicine: How to Find the Right Virtual Health Care

May 10th 2020, 7:00pm


Looking for the right virtual care can be important for patients with cancer, but now in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, it’s essential. Here is one expert's advice for patients new to telemedicine.

Continuing Your Career During and After the Cancer Journey

April 22nd 2020, 8:00pm


Cancer alters the trajectory of your career, but it doesn't have to end it. Here are some ways to find resources that help patients and survivors alike find the next step of their careers.