A cancer patient’s quality of life during treatment can significantly be impacted by the financial burden and might even increase their risk of death, according to the result of an analysis presented at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen.
This is true even in countries where the national public health system covers most of the expenses. It is our duty to understand what the determinants are of such difficulties and whether some of them are actionable. This information was reported by the principal investigator, Dr. Francesco Perrone who is the director of the Unità Sperimentazioni Cliniche at the National Cancer Institute
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