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Manage the costs of fighting cancer

 

Last updated 8/9/2019 at 12:33am

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While good insurance plans may cover the majority of those costs, patients may still face a bill of $4,000 or more in copays, deductibles and other expenses.

TEMECULA – Cancer takes a toll on people's bodies and minds and even the people around them. Upon being diagnosed with cancer, people understandably focus on the toll the disease may take. While the physical and mental toll can be considerable, the financial toll can be significant as well.

AARP said that the average costs for cancer treatment are around $150,000. And while good insurance plans may cover the majority of those costs, patients may still face a bill of $4,000 or more in copays, deductibles and other expenses.

Cancer also may impact a person's ability to work, further affec...



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