Financial Toxicity of Lung Cancer in the Netherlands

Author:  Anne-Marie C. Dingemans, MD, PhD, Jente Klok, MSc, Lidia Barberio, MSc, Vivian Engelen, PhD, and Roel Masselink, MSc

Publication Source: ILC News

Country: Netherlands

Summary of Content: This article outlines the financial burden placed on many people following the diagnosis of lung cancer. Information and financial support can help prevent or reduce financial difficulties. A joint task force in the Netherlands is bringing together patient care and support organizations, budget and debt counseling services, and government agencies to combine resources to help cancer patients confronting financial toxicity.

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