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Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs

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Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309312701
ISBN-13: 9780309312707
Number of pages: 75

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In recent years, patients' out-of-pocket costs for cancer care have been rising rapidly. These costs include health insurance deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments for covered services, as well as services that are not covered by insurance. Many cancer patients are especially vulnerable financially because their illness and/or treatment impedes their ability to work, with some patients losing employment altogether.

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