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Widowed Early, A Cancer Doctor Writes About The Harm Of Medical Debt

Enlarge this image Andrew Ladd and Fumiko Chino at their wedding in 2006, after his cancer diagnosis. Ladd passed away the following year, leaving behind hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt. Courtesy of Dr. Fumiko Chino hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Dr. Fumiko Chino Ten years ago, Fumiko Chino was the art director at a television production company in Houston, engaged to be married to a young Ph.D. candidate. Today, she’s a radiation oncologist at Duke University, studying the effects of financial strain on cancer patients. And…

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