Kristine M. Conner
Last Modified: November 1, 2001
Use common sense when considering a viatical settlement. They are not right for everyone who is facing end-of-life decisions. However, in the appropriate situation, viatical settlements can help provide financial freedom during an extraordinarily challenging time. If a cancer survivor is nearing the end of life and "paying the bills" becomes a major concern, then a viatical settlement may be an attractive and much-needed option.
Jul 22, 2014 - Three measures used to assess the quality of medical care at the time of cancer diagnosis and treatment are reliable and valid, and reflect the concerns of patients about a lack of communication about their diagnosis and treatment as well as their treatment experience, according to a report published online Mar. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.