Cancer's unrecognized toll: Time lost - Yahoo! News
Posted Nov 18 2008 12:16am
Cancer's unrecognized toll: Time lost - Yahoo! News: "The hours spent sitting in doctors' waiting rooms, in line for the CT scan, watching chemotherapy drip into veins: Battling cancer steals a lot of time — at least $2.3 billion worth for patients in the first year of treatment alone.
So says the first study to try to put a price tag to the time that people spend being treated for 11 of the most common cancers."
Once patients stop being patient, doctors will have to shape up !