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Dec 1, 2016

Dr. Jonas de Souza, Assistant Professor of Medicine, specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer, including thyroid cancer at the University of Chicago.

Talking points of this episode:

Financial toxicity

What is the COST tool?

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research?

When is the best time to discuss costs with the thyroid cancer patient?

Who is most at risk of the increased financial burden of thyroid cancer?

How can a patient best prepare for the costs of thyroid cancer?

Resources:

The COST tool for measuring the financial costs of thyroid cancer, http://www.facit.org/FACITOrg/Questionnaires

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