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Veena Shankaran, MD, on Colorectal Cancer: Cumulative Financial Hardship of Treatment

2020 ASCO Quality Care Symposium

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Veena Shankaran, MD, of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discusses study findings from a national sample of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who are on systemic therapy. A year into their treatment, nearly three out of four patients had major financial hardships despite access to health insurance coverage (Abstract 137).



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