Ask Early and Ask Often: How Discussing Costs Could Save Your Patient's Life.


Journal Article

Out-of-pocket spending continues to increase, particularly in cancer care. High out-of-pocket expenditures are associated with increased psychosocial distress, lower adherence, and higher mortality. In order to improve cancer-related outcomes, we must come up with interventions directed at reducing cancer-related financial toxicity. In this article, we highlight the most promising interventions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sloan, C; Zafar, SY

Published Date

  • January 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 79 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 42

PubMed ID

  • 29439103

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29439103

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.18043/ncm.79.1.39


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States