Joni Aldrich SOS: Supporter of Survival

CancerSOS 12-09-13 Side Effect: Expense

December 12, 201350 min
Guest: Dr. Yousuf Zafar, gastrointestinal medical oncologist and health services researcher at the Duke Cancer Institute, and co-author of "Full Disclosure — Out-of-Pocket Costs as Side Effects". His research explores ways to improve care delivery for patients with cancer. His primary area of interest is in the cost of cancer care. He has conducted institutional and national studies on how treatment-related costs impact cancer patients' experience. His current work focuses on how the cost of care can drive medical decision-making and impact the physician-patient relationship. (For a copy of this interview go to, click on Joni Aldrich, episode 12/9/13) Listen to Joni live M-F at 2:00 p.m. ET on To learn more about Joni, go to

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