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Barriers to Care in an Urban Area

  • Barriers to Care in an Urban Area
  • Barriers to Care in an Urban Area
Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer; Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Co-Developer of Work Stride: Managing Cancer at Work, Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions; Co-Founder of AONN+
Lillie suggests that asking questions the correct way is important to finding out the barriers faced by cancer patients in her downtown Baltimore community. Issues such as transportation, ability to pay for medications, ethnic and racial differences, and myths about cancer are just some of the barriers facing cancer patients in this area.

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