Award-Winning Researcher to Study Financial Impact of Cancer Treatment

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Description: Dr. Veena Shankaran, assistant professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains her award-winning research study assessing the risk factors and impact of cancer treatment-related financial hardship on quality of life. She outlines the study goal to improve understanding of these financial challenges for patients to ultimately develop tools to help aid them and support high-level comprehensive cancer care. The Conquer Cancer Foundation recognized the importance of this work with a Career Development Award, providing a three-year cancer grant totaling $200,000.

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Posted on : 06/03/13
Added : 4 years ago
Category : General