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Webinar: Financial Toxicity and Cancer Treatment in America
August 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
The ACRO New Practitioner Committee is hosting a webinar on financial toxicity and cancer treatment in America. Registration is required. Link provided below.
About this Webinar:
This webinar will focus on a frequently overlooked, but often devastating, toxicity of cancer treatment: financial toxicity. It will highlight how the high cost of therapy can negatively affect the access to quality cancer care and ultimately lead to an erosion of the type of care patients may be able to receive.
Fumiko Chino, MD
About Fumiko Chino, MD:
Fumiko Chino, MD is a cancer researcher and Assistant Attending in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her research is focused on the financial toxicity of cancer care, health care disparities and access, patient reported outcomes, shared decision making, survivorship and end-of-life care. Her work has been published in JAMA Oncology, Cancer, the American Journal of Managed Care, and the ASCO Education Book. Her commentary on health care reform and cancer care has been featured in JAMA Oncology, The Los Angeles Times and The Conversation. Her work has been covered by national news media outlets including The New York Times, Forbes, and NPR. She graduated medical school (Alpha Omega Alpha) and completed residency at Duke School of Medicine (Chief Resident). She also served as the Teaching Value Fellow at the Costs of Care group, a global NGO focused on affordability in health care. She has received research support from the Chanel Foundation and the Radiation Oncology Institute. She has spoken across the US and internationally on the costs of cancer care.