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The number of nonelderly cancer survivors is expected to grow and so are their health care costs. Many cancer survivors worry about medical bills. This study examined the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the rate of insurance, average annual health care expenditure, and patient care experience among cancer survivors and investigated the patient characteristics that were associated with highly rated care experiences before and after ACA implementation.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: JCO oncology practice
Cost-related medication underuse (CRMU), a measure of access to care and financial burden, is prevalent among cancer survivors. The authors quantified the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordab...
Cancer survivors often experience long‑term negative consequences of their cancer and cancer treatment. With increasing numbers of survivors and duration of survival, a sustainable model of care is ...
With the early detection of cancer and improvement in cancer therapy, the number of cancer survivors is rapidly increasing. This number is expected to reach 2 million by the end of 2019. Cancer surviv...
To investigate depressive symptoms and mental health care utilization in adult cancer survivors (CS) of different ethnic origin.
The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) has been reported to be frequent and increasing in the general population and among cancer survivors. Very few studies have investigated the us...
We are doing this study to learn more about colon and rectal cancer survivors. We want to know if survivors want more information about life after cancer. Do cancer survivors want to know ...
The SCCSS is designed to investigate which long-term effects childhood cancer and its treatment have on survivors, and includes those who were under 21 when they were diagnosed. The SCCSS ...
This phase I/II research trial studies supportive care questionnaires in gathering data on unmet needs and health-related quality of life in Latina breast cancer survivors after surgery, c...
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instability and impulsivity. Several North American prospective studies support the high level of mental he...
To determine the magnitude of the relationship between physical activity level and subsequent health care utilization over a seven to ten week period in a general population.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
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Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...