The long-term consequences of childhood cancer have received increasing attention due to the growing number of survivors over the past decades.

However, the insurance hardships of survivors are mostly unknown. This study explored qualitatively, in a sample of childhood cancer survivors (CCS), (i) the experiences and needs of CCS living in Switzerland with a special focus on hardships related to insurance; and (ii) the views of insurance and law experts with experience on childhood cancer.

The Long Shadow of Childhood Cancer