Patient Quality of Life

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Less pain. Emotional stability. Caregiver support. Nutritional guidance.

These are what cancer patients and survivors need when coping with the side effects of cancer treatment. We can reduce health care spending and save more lives by looking beyond treating the cancer and focusing on treating the patient as well.

By supporting the courage, passion and determination of cancer patients and cancer survivors, we will help them defeat cancer and thrive once again.

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Ask Congress to include our quality of life bill in the opioid legislation

Combining our bill with the opioid legislation will increase patient access to the type of care that can effectively diagnose and treat pain. It’s good for our nation, and great for cancer patients and survivors.

Latest Updates

May 15, 2018
New Mexico

The law places limits on step therapy policies used by insurance companies that require patients to try less expensive, potentially less effective drugs before they can get coverage for the prescriptions their physicians recommend.

April 24, 2018
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) marked up the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018. Included in the proposal are several promising provisions that aim to address addiction while maintaining access to necessary relief for individuals fighting pain from cancer and other serious

April 11, 2018
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) held a hearing on the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018. Included in the proposal are several promising provisions that aim to address addiction while maintaining access to necessary relief for individuals fighting pain from cancer and

April 4, 2018
National

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final Medicare rule yesterday that did not include a proposal that would have set hard limits on opioid pain medication at the pharmacy unless an insurer authorized special permission for a larger dose.

Patient Quality of Life Resources

This scorecard evaluates balance between needed access to pain medication for cancer patients and efforts to reduce misuse and abuse of pain medications.

Our brochure helps educate cancer patients and their caregivers about palliative care and its benefits. From where you can find it to how you receive it, the brochure can help cancer patients access this important level of medical care.

Our brochure helps educate cancer patients and their caregivers about palliative care and its benefits. From where you can find it to how you receive it, the brochure can help cancer patients access this important level of medical care.