April 2016 – Cancer News Review


In this month's Cancer News Review, Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson comments on a link between marriage and cancer survival, as well as the high burden of cancer costs.

Program notes:

0:20 Married people with cancer
1:20 Other things that explain?
2:21 Toxic effects of economic stress of cancer treatment
3:21 As drug treatments have gotten better
4:24 Typical cancer patient having outpatient treatment
5:23 Two to three times more likely to suffer bankruptcy
6:29 Proposed CMS rule
7:21 Trim percent and use a flat fee
8:15 Incentivizing oncologists
9:15 End