oncology

News in brief: Cancer patients hit by 70% rise in out of pockets; Mycobacteria make for simple, effective intratumoural immunotherapy; HIV patients still face excess risk of some cancers

Cancer patients hit by 70% rise in out of pocket expenses Australians with cancer have been burdened with a 70% rise in out-of-pocket direct medical expenses in recent years, a new study shows. For patients with breast cancer the rise in expenses was particularly high, increasing from AU$2513 in 2011 to AU$6802 in 2015, according ...

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