Working Toward Best Practices in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment in Every Part of Canada
"We hope that this array of articles leaves you feeling informed about changes to your health-care system and some key supportive strategies that can improve your quality of life during treatment."
Filling the Medication Gap
It can be challenging and confusing to get prescription drugs paid for in Canada. Drug access navigators can help.
A Healthy Debate Over Universal Pharmacy Care in Canada
A government advisory council has proposed a plan to institute universal pharmacy care, eliciting a variety of opinions from stakeholders. Here’s what it recommends.
Seeking Support to Address Financial Concerns Is Key Following a Cancer Diagnosis
CURE spoke with an expert to discuss financial toxicity and the important of seeking support after receiving a cancer diagnosis.
Offsetting the Cost of Cancer
There are resources available to help you cope with financial stress of cancer, whether it's you or a loved one facing the disease.
Closing the Door on Cancer Care Debt
It’s no surprise that cancer care comes with a large price tag. However, it’s not always obvious at the time of treatment how much the disease, its management and the lasting effects will financially affect someone well into survivorship.
Digging Out of Debt for Cancer Survivors
Cancer survivors who feel buried by costs during and after treatment can reach out to resources for help.
Friday Frontline: July 19, 2019
From today’s top performers and athletes to surprising findings about prostate cancer treatment, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.
A Three-Step Process to Changing Careers After Cancer
Doing a self-assessment, identifying opportunities/obstacles and creating an action plan will help cancer survivors to transition into a new profession, according to one career coach.
Reasonable Accommodations Can Make Working Through Cancer Treatment Easier
Asking an employer to modify a work space or schedule may help patients adjust to returning to work during cancer treatment.
The Force Is Strong With Cancer Survivors: Joining My Rebel Alliance
When I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, I envisioned myself in a galaxy far, far away. Just like any well-trained Jedi, I fought back when insurance denied my claim for doctor-recommended treatment.
How to Ease the Burden of Cancer Financial Toxicity
The financial navigation program at Taussig Cancer Institute provides patient assistance and helps them understand out-of-pocket costs.
Making Everyone Better
This essay way written by Meaghan Connors from the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology Department nominating registered nurse, LeSandra Bertch, for CURE®’s 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award.
FDA's Project Facilitate Will Assist Requested Access to Unapproved Cancer Therapies
The Food and Drug Administration revealed its pilot program, designed to assist oncologists and patients requesting access to unapproved therapies in the cancer space.
Looking for Long-Term Health Care Insurance
Mixing cancer and bipolar illness is not a winning cocktail in the long-term health care industry.
No Donuts, No Job
A look at the job world as a cancer survivor.
The PAN Foundation Opens New Carcinoid Syndrome Patient Assistance Fund
The PAN Foundation today opened a new patient assistance program for people living with carcinoid syndrome.
Medicare Open Enrollment: Updated 2019 Materials and New Resources
Triage Cancer provides updated materials to help you with open enrollment, as well as share new resources you might find helpful.
What Do You Need To Know About Open Enrollment?
At Triage Cancer, we know that one of the most effective ways to lower your out-of-pocket medical costs is to make sure that you have adequate health insurance that meets your individual needs.
Going Out on Disability
When someone is faced with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, they often wonder “do I need to go out on disability?” Unfortunately, they aren’t always sure what that actually means, or that it could mean multiple things.
Financial Toxicity and the Young Adult Patient
The expenses of cancer far extend what is covered by insurance, and the damage it can do can forever alter the life of a young adult with cancer.
The PAN Foundation Opens New Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Patient Assistance Fund
The PAN Foundation today opened a new patient assistance program for people living with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, a rare type of blood cancer that originates in the lymphatic system and is characterized by an excess of abnormal white blood cells and proteins called immunoglobulins.
Collaborative Solutions to Help Patients Navigate Access to Complex Specialty Treatments
Barriers to treatment can be an uphill battle for patients with cancer; however, one company is here to help.
Patients Need Access to More Information About the Cost of Cancer Care
During the 2019 Miami Breast Cancer Conference, an expert discussed financial toxicity and the role of healthcare providers in addressing the cost of care with their patients.
Blood Cancers' Bottom Line: The High Cost of Cancer Care
Medical care for blood cancer imposes high out-of-pocket costs for patients and families.
The Administration's Drug Rebate Proposal: An Opportunity to Put Patients First
Of all the health care regulations coming out of the current administration, the recent drug rebate proposal presents a new opportunity to significantly lower out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for Medicare patients. But like most things in health care, there is more complexity to the administration’s proposed changes to pharmaceutical company rebates than initially meets the eye.
Should Patients Have to Pay for the Drugs They Helped Test?
Shouldn’t we at least have the courtesy to supply the drug at no cost to those who took it as part of the trial?
Trump Vows More for Cancer Research, Lower Drug Prices in State of the Union
President Donald J. Trump announced his plan to amp up the fight against childhood cancer, and to lower prescription drug costs.
A Wall of Frustration
Many federal employees and their dependents may be anxious about paying their medical bills.
Survey Highlights How 'Much More There Is to a Cancer Diagnosis'
A recent survey demonstrated the common tradeoffs most patients report regarding treatment decisions, highlighting the importance of shared decision making.
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