Almost one-third of families of children with cancer have unmet basic needs during treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150923115220.htm

Almost one-third of families whose children were being treated for cancer faced food, housing or energy insecurity and one-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income, according to a new American study. The study follows emerging research in pediatric oncology finding that low-income status predicts poor adherence to oral chemotherapy and decreased overall survival.

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