Key clinical point: Financial assistance programs may help lower-income cervical cancer patients complete treatment in a timely manner.
Major finding: Lower-income patients who used financial assistance programs completed treatment in a median of 56.5 days, not significantly different compared to 50 days for higher-income patients.
Study details: Retrospective study of 116 patients.
Disclosures: The speaker had nothing to disclose.
Gillen J et al. SGO 2019. Abstract 9.
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