Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

Dr. Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig discusses how to recognize the financial distress in patients and families with head and neck cancer. Dr. Rosenzweig also provides interventional tactics to help elevate financial burden and anxiety about costs.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the potential for financial toxicity among patients with head and neck cancer
  • Follow patients and families with head and neck cancer thorough the cancer treatment trajectory and analyze closely for financial toxicity
  • Implement a screening tool at baseline and longitudinal follow-up for newly diagnosed patients with head and neck cancers


Dr. Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 2/12/2019 | Last Modified On: 2/12/2019 | Expires: 2/12/2020



February 12, 2019


February 12, 2021

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