The financial implications of a cancer diagnosis

February 2012
Cancer Nursing Practice;Feb2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
The article discusses legal and charitable benefits and allowances available to cancer patients and their families. It mentions a research by Macmillan Cancer Support which found that financial impact is inevitable for people diagnosed with cancer. A case study of Bridget Rochfort, diagnosed with multiple myeloma, who felt the financial impact of her treatment, is presented. A survey by children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent, showing the costs borne by parents and youth is also discussed.


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