Insurers might want to say a big thank you to "60 Minutes" for airing a show Sunday night about the extremely high cost of cancer drugs. Many drugs used to treat cancers cost more than $100,000 a year, a large portion of which is often absorbed by insurers.
When teens and young adults have health insurance, they're more likely to be diagnosed early with cancer, a new study from the American Cancer Society found.
Costs associated with follow-up care are too expensive for young cancer survivors, even if they have health insurance, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer.
Insurers should cover certain lung cancer screenings because it's a cost-effective method to prevent thousands of deaths every year, according to a new study published in the journal Health Affairs.
Almost 50,000 people with serious pre-existing medical conditions have health insurance coverage through a joint state-federal plan authorized by the health reform law, according to a report
WellPoint is putting IBM's supercomputer Watson to its first use--developing clinical decision support tools for oncology, reports InformationWeek Healthcare. With the help of the Cedars-Sinai Cancer
Ever hear a message so many times that it just goes in one ear and out the other? That's how I feel insurers sometimes respond to hearing that prevention and wellness are keys to improving our
Doing screening tests on patients whose life expectancy is extremely limited because of cancer is not cost-effective, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical