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 ...
Debts and desperation: Australian blood cancer patients at high risk of financial toxicity
By Michael Woodhead
2 Dec 2021