http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080324/ap_on_he_me/healthbeat_cancer_costs]Weighing costs in choosing cancer care (AP) [/URL]



AP - You've just been diagnosed with cancer, and the doctor is discussing treatment options. Should the cost be a deciding factor? Chemotherapy costs are rising so dramatically that later this year, oncologists will get their first guidelines on how to have a straight talk with patients about the affordability of treatment choices, a topic too often sidestepped.