CancerInsuranceInfo.com is promoting skin cancer awareness

This website is hoping to make a difference by sharing vital information about detection and coverage. CancerInsuranceInfo.com has just announced its latest effort in the battle against cancer, which is its current skin cancer awareness campaign, which is meant to help the site’s visitors to learn more about the signs of the disease, and to know whether or not they can benefit from supplemental cancer insurance. When it comes to illness, the best type of coverage is the form that never has to be used. That said, approximately 60,000 people…

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Health insurance costs for young cancer survivors are proving overwhelming

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Many are skipping follow-up care as they are finding the expense to be prohibitive. A recent health insurance study has shown that young people who have survived cancer are commonly deciding not to take part in follow-up care because they are not able to afford the associated costs. The results of this research were published in the Cancer journal. The study examined the care progress of survivors of cancer between the ages of 20 and 39 years old. What they determined was that 67 percent who had never had a…

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Nebraska legislators prepare to fight for new cancer insurance bill

Nebraska lawmakers are set to wrestle over a new cancer insurance bill that is coming to the Legislature. The bill concerns the use of chemotherapy pills and other such medications and whether or not insurance companies will have to provide coverage for these treatments. Typically, insurers provide coverage for cancer treatments given intravenously, but do not cover oral medications. In some cases, oral treatments are effective in stopping cancer, but insurers have claimed that coverage for this type of medication would be too expensive for both consumers and insurance companies.…

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Medical technology is a double-edged blade in the world of insurance and cancer

Advances in medicine are often hailed as major accomplishments, but little attention is paid to how medical breakthroughs affect the price of insurance coverage. Cancer, one of the deadliest diseases known to man, is a common focus when it comes to the medical world. Cancer itself has been around for millennia, but the 20th century has been host to the most promising progressions in fighting the disease. Medical technology has progressed rapidly in a relatively short amount of time, meaning that the insurance industry has been left to mitigate the…

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