Author | Daniel R. Verdon

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ASCO: Study examines Medicare expenditures for cancer treatments

June 03, 2019

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Cancer is the second most costly medical condition in the United States behind heart disease, and a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) sought to better understand Medicare costs.

ASCO: Economics of healthcare delivery getting more complex for cancer patients and survivors

June 03, 2019

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There are three aspects to medical financial hardship: material, psychological, and behavioral. They all can impact adherence to physician treatment plans and follow-up care.

ASCO Keynote: Are your treatment goals what your patients really want?

June 02, 2019

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Physician leader Atul Gawande believes that as treatment options proliferate for cancer care and other serious illnesses, it will create a new challenge: patient communication about quality of life.

ASCO: Study explores impact of health insurance and survival rates for multiple myeloma

June 02, 2019

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A study presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows that the type of health insurance and other socio-economic factors influence treatment outcomes for multiple myeloma.

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