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Battling Cancer and Financial Ruin

Several recent studies drive home the devastating impact cancer has not only on people’s health, but their finances as well.

One out of seven cancer patients spends more than 20% of his or her income on health-related costs, one study found. A second study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting, shows that bankruptcy rates among cancer survivors were almost twice as high one year after being diagnosed as compared with the general population.

Read more of my article, “Battling Cancer and Financial Ruin” on WebMD.

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