Anxiety and fatigue are among palpable issues that extend beyond just fighting the disease.
While there is much hopeful news these days on the cancer treatment front, a new report finds that many patients are suffering from unmet financial, emotional, and physical needs.
Many struggle with serious anxiety, fatigue, and difficulty working, according to the Cancer Support Community report. As they live longer, patients say they need more help coping with long-term side effects. A significant portion have skimped on medical care and many have cut spending on food to save money. Forty-two percent of patients reported high levels of anxiety about the financial cost of cancer. (more…)