Logo

Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs

Large book cover: Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs

Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs

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

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Introduction to Cancer BiologyIntroduction to Cancer Biology
by - BookBoon
A short primer on how cancers develop and grow, and a gentle exploration of the fundamental concepts, using examples and key figures for illustration. The book explains six basic principles that inform our current understanding of cancer.
(16591 views)
Book cover: Tumour VirusesTumour Viruses
by - MDPI AG
In this volume, we seek to explore novel mechanisms of cellular transformation by oncogenic viruses, the role of viral infection in cancer development in understudied body sites and the potential role of novel viral pathogens in cancer development.
(1000 views)
Book cover: RadiotherapyRadiotherapy
by - InTech
Radiotherapy plays a key role in the treatment of many cancer types. This book is intended to bring forward the recent advancements in the field of radiation oncology. It contains many valuable contributions from physicians and medical physicists.
(445 views)
Book cover: Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative ApproachesCancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches
by - InTech
Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field.
(4608 views)