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Lung cancer patients pay more than $20,000 in upfront fees


One quarter of cancer patients are paying more than $20,000 in up-front doctors’ fees for their treatment, a new study suggests. Australian researchers linked data from 452 patients with melanoma and breast, prostate, lung and colorectal cancer to Medicare data on every consultation, tests, imaging, procedure and medication billed through the healthcare system. The study, ...

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