Managing The Known And Hidden Costs Of Breast Cancer – Breaking It Down
Although a breast cancer diagnosis is scary indeed, the survival rate statistics are excellent: the average 5-year survival rate with invasive breast cancer is 90%; the average 10-year survival rate is 83%. And if cancer is located only in the breast, the 5-year survival rate is 99%.
Unfortunately, however, the cost of breast cancer is high. There’s no other way to spin it.
62% of patients are in debt because of their cancer care and the reality is that the cost is not insignificant.