"The Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care: What Can We Do About It?" by Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS
presented on November 20, 2013
This webinar highlights the economic and financial impacts of cancer on patients. Dr. Zafar is a gastrointestinal medical oncologist and health services researcher at the Duke Cancer Institute. His research explores ways to improve care delivery for patients with cancer. He has advanced training in health services research and has participated in studies focusing on access to care, cost of care, and comparative effectiveness of care delivery between health systems. His primary area of interest is in the cost of cancer care. He has conducted institutional and national studies on how treatment-related costs impact cancer patients' experience. His current work focuses on how the cost of care can drive medical decision-making and impact the physician-patient relationship.
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