4L: Financial Toxicity: The Hidden Side Effect of Cancer

Jennifer Kuyava, MD; Lindy Yokanovich, JD

Define financial toxicity and give examples of the extreme burden that many in this country face due to unforeseen financial hardships that arise as a result of medical expenses. Give stories of how groups like Cancer Legal can help. Provide assessment tools and support to clinicians.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Define financial toxicity and share examples of how this affects people's ability to access appropriate medical care
  • Assess for financial toxicity in their own patients and increase knowledge of local resources