Susan. Age: 24.
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in FebruaryMcKire, now retired and living in Detroit, was a quality engineer and had employer-sponsored health insurance. She soon found that, even with insurance, the copays and costs of medication and therapies added up to thousands of dollars. McKire says people don't realize that the cost of cancer treatment can linger even after that treatment has ended.
Adrianna. Age: 26.
Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
Molly MacDonald was transitioning to a new job in when she was hit with some unexpected news: She had breast cancer, and would have to undergo operations and radiation treatments, stat. Thankfully, the disease was caught at an early stage. Eventually, the family found itself in line at the local food bank. While cancer is an extremely costly disease to treat—even with insurance—there are ways to manage it.
Blake. Age: 27.
The High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
In European countries, it is difficult for local health organizations to determine the resources allocated to different hospitals for breast cancer. The aim of the current study was to examine the costs of breast cancer during the different phases of the diagnostictherapeutic sequence based on real world data. To identify breast cancer cases diagnosed between andwe used the cancer registry of the Agency for Health Protection of the Province of Milan 3.
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