A Study to Analyze the Association Between Financial and Health Insurance Literacy and Financial Distress in Patients Being Treated for Cancer


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the level of financial and health insurance literacy and financial distress in cancer patients coming to the infusion center by analyzing the correlation amongst these outcomes, as well assessing their association with baseline sociodemographic and disease/ treatment factors.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients ≥ 18 years of age.
  • All patients coming to Ambulatory infusion center in the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center to receive treatment for hematological or oncology diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Nandita Khera, M.D., M.P.H.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Steven Casey

(480) 301-6885


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