Role of financial toxicity in perpetuating health disparities

Shah, K., Zafar, S. Y., Chino, F.

Rising costs of cancer care drive patient financial toxicity (FT) that perpetuates known health disparities in access and quality cancer treatment. This Review discusses how FT is a barrier to cancer research and treatment, and discusses potential solutions to improve affordability and reduce healthcare disparities for our patients.

Topic(s): Economic Burden
Health Condition(s): Cancer
Year Published: 2022
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