Posts tagged financial toxicity
Childhood Cancer Survivor & Caregiver Challenges : Survey Results

In both 2017 and 2018, we conducted an online survey in partnership with the Patient Advocate Foundation. We heard from nearly 450 caregivers and survivors , and below we share a few key findings related to survivorship, financial hardship, and coverage challenges.

At the Children’s Cause, we’re using this data to support a variety of policy proposals and projects in the works. We thank all the families and survivors who are helping to inform our advocacy work by sharing their experiences and challenges. Your input makes us a stronger voice for our children in Washington and around the country.

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Managing the Financial Stress of Childhood Cancer

Results were presented at this month’s ASCO Quality Care Symposium from a joint survey conducted last year by the Children's Cause and the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF). The survey sought to identify financial challenges in access to care, such as insurance barriers, coverage limitations and denials, high copays and extraordinary out-of-pocket costs.

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2 New Things We Want Every Childhood Cancer Family to Know About:

With just two weeks to go, we are busy gearing up for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! We are working overtime to ensure that when the calendar flips over to September, we are strongly positioned to boost awareness efforts and mobilize for maximum advocacy impact.

Two of our current projects can't wait until September to share. We want to be sure every childhood cancer caregiver and survivor knows about these two opportunities to strengthen our community:

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