Financial toxicity worsens quality of life for partners of colorectal cancer survivors

Partners of colorectal cancer survivors experienced long-term financial toxicity associated with worse health-related quality of life, according to results of a survey study published in JAMA Network Open.Researchers recommended multilevel interventions for both patients and partners to address individual- and systemic-level factors associated with financial toxicity and its impact on health-related quality of life.“Financial toxicity or hardship is a significant effect of cancer and its treatment and is associated with poor health outcomes for patients and survivors,” ChristineRead More