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Financial burden affects quality of life of cancer survivors

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAYS/financial-burden-on-survivors
Full article: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncr.29808/abstract

Cancer-related financial burden can keep survivors from getting the care that they need, yet how this burden affects mental and physical health is still unknown. A study found that almost one-third of cancer survivors report having financial burden; those most likely to be affected were under age 65, female, members of racial or ethnic minority groups, and people who lack access to adequate insurance. (5/17/16)

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