Article: Legal services as a component of cancer care

Monday, May 1, 2006

By Stewart Fleishman, Randye Retkin, Julie Brandfield, & Victoria Braun (Journal of Clinical Oncology)

This article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology discusses a New York City-based medical-legal partnership that integrated legal interventions into cancer care. Patients reported stress reduction, positive effects on family and financial situations, and improved adherence to medical treatment.