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  • Define financial toxicity and prevalence in the cancer journey
  • Explain why insurance isn’t enough
  • Understand how this affects patients with cancer and their outcomes
  • Describe resources and management strategies for cancer caregivers


Speakers: Shankar Raman MD FACS FASCRS , Associate Program Director- Gen.Surgery Residency, MercyOne Des Moines and Rachel Fyfe, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program Coordinator, John Stoddard Cancer Center & Blank Children’s Hospital

Faculty Disclosure

Iowa Academy of Family Physicians asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Iowa Academy of Family Physicians has procedures to resolve apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any discussion of unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices occurs.
Unlabeled/investigational uses of commercial products are not discussed in this activity.

Dr. Raman and  Rachel Fyfe disclosed that neither they nor any member of their immediate family has a relationship or financial interest with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.


The Cancer Corner project was developed by the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians. Through collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health, The American Cancer Society- Midwest Division and the Iowa Cancer Consortium, the Cancer Corner features on-demand webinars, toolkits and other cancer-related data. This project is being funded through a grant from the AAFP Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium.


This Enduring Material activity, The Cancer Corner Webinar Series, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 08/14/2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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