haematology
Blood cancers

Debts and desperation: Australian blood cancer patients at high risk of financial toxicity

Getting into debt, resorting to food banks and skipping treatment are some of the manifestations of financial toxicity experienced by Australian patients with haematological cancers, a study shows. While Australia has a publicly-funded health system, patients with haematological cancer still face out of pocket costs for treatment of hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars a ...

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