Impact of financial burden of cancer on survivors' quality of life.

  title={Impact of financial burden of cancer on survivors' quality of life.},
  author={Kathleen M Fenn and Suzanne Buckley Evans and Ruth Mccorkle and Michael P DiGiovanna and Lajos Pusztai and Tara Sanft and Erin W Hofstatter and Brigid K Killelea and Mary Tish Knobf and Donald R Lannin and Maysa Abu-Khalaf and Nina Ruth Horowitz and Anees B. Chagpar},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  volume={10 5},
PURPOSE Little is known about the relationship between the financial burden of cancer and the physical and emotional health of cancer survivors. We examined the association between financial problems caused by cancer and reported quality of life in a population-based sample of patients with cancer. METHODS Data from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) were analyzed. A multivariable regression model was used to examine the relationship between the degree to which cancer caused… CONTINUE READING
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