TITLE

The financial implications of a cancer diagnosis

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Cancer Nursing Practice;Feb2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
71818886

 

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