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Groups Update Cancer Insurance Checklist to Help Patients Navigate ACA Health Exchanges

November 21, 2014

With open enrollment now underway to sign up for or change their coverage under the Affordable Care Act, oncology nurses and navigators may be hearing questions from cancer patients, survivors, and their family members about navigating this still relatively new insurance marketplace.

Elevating the Patient Voice: Study Finds Patients Not Prepared to Discuss Treatment Options

November 12, 2014

A study released by the international nonprofit Cancer Support Community found that more than half of patients with cancer feel unprepared to discuss treatment options with their medical team, a significant finding given the high burden patients with cancer carry across a number of dimensions.