Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Treatment Depends on Marital Status

From the Chicago Tribune:

If you are divorced, widowed or never married and develop cancer, watch out. You may get less aggressive treatment than your married friends.

We've often heard about studies showing that married adults are more likely to survive cancer than singles. But buried in those same studies is another finding that hasn't made the headlines. When surgery or radiotherapy is the treatment of choice, patients with spouses are more likely to get it.

Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2018/12/treatment-depends-on-marital-status.html

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