For Working-Age Cancer Survivors, Medical Debt and Bankruptcy Create Financial Hardships

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For Working-Age Cancer Survivors, Medical Debt and Bankruptcy Create Financial Hardships

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Medical debt, bankruptcy, financial hardship common among working age cancer survivors, via @Health_Affairs http://bit.ly/1mAgT3U
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 4:45pm

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Health Affairs has recently published a study led by Dr. Matthew Banegas focused on LIVESTRONG's data from a 2012 survey. The study examined financial hardships in families across the U.S. credited to the rising cost of cancer care. The study found that debt, bankruptcy and financial hardship was a major concern amongst working age cancer survivors due to medical bills.

To read the full study, visit the article on Health Affairs: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/1/54.abstract?sf43666517=1

Keywords: Health & Healthcare | Cancer | Cost of Cancer Care | Financial Hardship | LIVESTRONG | LIVESTRONG Foundation | Matthew Banegas | Ruth Rechis

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