One of the most critical breast cancer awareness messages is about the urgent need to end breast cancer disparities.
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act would waive the lengthy waiting periods that currently prevent individuals with advanced breast cancer from receiving timely access to care.
How is the practice of “step therapy” affecting patients?
Let’s keep moving forward in 2017 and address health care access issues, including out-of-pocket costs, that are priorities for most Americans.
Possible health policy changes in the coming months could be critical for anyone affected by or potentially affected by cancer.
Breast cancer mortality for the U.S. population as a whole has declined less that might have been expected over the last twenty years given the emphasis on screening, but looking deeper reveals an even more disturbing story.
The newer cancer medications are often extremely highly priced, and covering the costs of care is an increasing problem for cancer patients.