The ABCs (Access = Better Care) of Patient Power

The ABCs of Patient Power

The ABCs (Access = Better Care) of Patient Power is an advocacy and empowerment program that will bring the voices of patients and caregivers into the national conversation about barriers to quality care and the need for new solutions to ensure access to clinical trials, genetic testing and personalized therapies. 

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CLL Access to Care: How Patients Can Get Access to the Latest Treatments

Patient Power’s Andrew Schorr is joined by experts to discuss access issues for patients. Dr. Gwen L. Nichols and Dr. Larry Saltzman of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Hildy Dillon from Cancer Support Community, and Dr. Kathleen Toomy of Regional Cancer Care Associates each share insights on to how patients can navigate access issues.


Mark Silverstein: A Look at Patients Fighting for Access to Treatment

CLL patient and advocate Mark Silverstein gives insight to the patient-level impact of financial toxicity and the added pressure many encounter from increasing cancer care costs.


Navigating Cancer Together: Care Partner and Patient Perspectives

How can couples meet the physical and emotional challenges of a cancer diagnosis together? Watch now to hear from Mark and Nelia, a husband and wife CLL team.


Dear Stacey: Your Coverage Questions Answered

Even with health insurance, many cancer patients struggle with costs for diagnostics, screening and treatment. What can patients expect insurance to cover? What steps can be taken if claims for treatment are denied? Watch now to find out.


Dear Stacey: What Are My Rights As a Cancer Patient?

What protections do cancer patients have under current law? Stacey Worthy from Aimed Alliance identifies barriers patients may face from their health insurance plans.


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