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Easing cancer’s heavy financial burden

HICOR and its stakeholders hammer out solutions to help reduce costs at second annual Value in Cancer Care Summit

April 1, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, or HICOR, on Monday hosted its second annual Value in Cancer Care Summit, a working meeting designed to address cancer care and cost-focused issues.

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'Financial toxicity' of cancer

New reports point to skyrocketing drug costs, increasing patient burden

May 7, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Recently approved oncology treatments now run about $10,000 a month in the U.S., up from an average cost of $5,000 a month ten years ago, according to a new report.

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