CancerCare Featured on CBS Nightly News Program About "The Cost of Cancer"

New York, March 29, 2007–Fighting cancer is costly: With surgery, chemotherapy and the increasing price of cancer-fighting drugs, Americans will spend $78 billion this year, according to a CBS News report on “The Cost of Fighting Cancer.” CancerCare’s Director of Patient Assistance Programs Jane Levy was featured on the program, which aired on March 28. Last year, CancerCare provided limited financial assistance grants totaling $4.7 million to more than16,000 people with cancer and their families.

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