Cancer patient getting treatmentDepending on the type of cancer and the drugs used, the averagemonthly cost of chemotherapy drugs can range from $1,000 to$12,000. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Cancer treatment poses a significant financial challenge forAmericans, a new study from the Mesothelioma Center finds.

According to the findings of the study, "The High Cost of Cancer Treatment," the latestcancer therapies are extending the lives of cancer patients, butthat not all Americans can benefit because some cannot afford thetreatments.

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