Financial Toxicity: Managing Costs While Enrolled in a Clinical Trial - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

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“Financial toxicity” is related to the problem of the cost of cancer treatment, including costs associated with being in a clinical trial. Even with health insurance, people with MBC may experience financial toxicity due to copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. Financial toxicity also includes the need to pay for transportation and parking to medical appointments, loss of income because of missed work, childcare costs while a person is receiving treatment, and more. Financial toxicity can reduce a person’s quality of life and increase the possibility of debt and bankruptcy.

Read below for more information about what financial toxicity is and how you can get support while receiving MBC treatment and while enrolled in a clinical trial.

Costs Associated with Being in a Clinical Trial
Finding Financial Support While in a Trial
Other Financial Support for MBC 

Last Modified on December 2, 2021

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