Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer

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Middle-Income America's Perspectives on Critical Illness and Financial Security

April 2013 | Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions » Read more

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  • Cancer Tops List of Health Concerns Among Middle-Income Americans, New Study Says
  • May 29, 2013
  • The study, Middle-Income America’s Perspectives on Critical Illness and Financial Security, which surveyed 1,001 Americans ages 30 to 66 with an annual household income of between $35,000 and $99,999, found that 79% are somewhat concerned or very concerned about a cancer diagnosis, followed by heart disease (74%), stroke (70%), and Alzheimer’s disease (60%).
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Only 1-in-10 middle-income Americans feels strongly confident they have enough savings to handle the financial implications of a critical illness.

Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer

September 2013

This first-of-its kind study looks at cancer’s lasting impact on middle-income Americans who are diagnosed with cancer and those who provide care and support. The typical diagnosis triggers significant changes—and the physical, emotional and financial battle scars can remain long after treatment ends.

By evaluating real survivors’ experiences, the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions hopes to share what others have learned and educate millions of at-risk Americans.

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