More than half (53 percent) of the country's cancer patients and survivors are concerned policy changes that might come out of Washington, D.C. could limit their access to health care, according to a Harris Poll survey of 902 adults, commissioned by the nonprofit Cancer and Careers.

The online survey, conducted by Harris Poll, also found 41 percent of employed patients and survivors indicate health insurance is one of the primary reasons they want to work.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.