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The Archives of Internal Medicine revealed that 2/3 of chronically ill patients do not tell their physician that they cannot afford the drugs they are prescribed.

Many states, communities and drug company programs are available but individuals do not know about them -- what would you suggest for a community health measure to get the word out?

For example, do you know any women who have had their breast cancer chemotherapy paid for by Avon? by Mary Kay? through a drug company?

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Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and take care.

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1. Many states, communities and drug company programs are available but individuals do not know about them -- what would you suggest for a community health measure to get the word out? For example, do you know any women who have had their breast cancer chemotherapy paid for by Avon? by Mary Kay? Through a drug company?

Community health workers would need to do a comprehensive research campaign to locate all the potential avenues of programs ...

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Since many states, communities and drug company programs are available but individuals do not know about them, this solution describes what suggested for a community health measure to get the word out. It also addresses the question:
For example, do you know any women who have had their breast cancer chemotherapy paid for by Avon? by Mary Kay? through a drug company? References are provided.

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