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EHR Screening Reveals Financial Toxicity in Most Patients With Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jessica Nye, PhD From: oncologynurseadvisor.com Preliminary data from a program that systematically screened patients for financial status indicated that financial hardship was prevalent among many patients with cancer. These findings were presented during the 2021 ASCO Quality Care Symposium. Financial toxicity has been associated with poorer quality of life and earlier mortality. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in …