Financial toxicity of cancer care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Donkor A, Atuwo-Ampoh VD, Yakanu F, Torgbenu E, Ameyaw EK, Kitson-Mills D, Vanderpuye V, Kyei KA, Anim-Sampong S, Khader O, Khader J.


Introduction: The costs associated with cancer diagnosis, treatment and care present enormous financial toxicity. However, evidence of financial toxicity associated with cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is scarce.

Aim: To determine the prevalence, determinants and how financial toxicity has been measured among cancer patients in LMICs.

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