The Pink Fund Facebook Live Series – Episode 19

Date 02/08/2021
Time 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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In this episode, Dr. Dizon and Molly discuss how to support someone going through breast cancer (from afar due to COVID-19). This episode will cover technology and the role of staying connected in someone’s journey, as well as what to say and what not to say to someone living with breast cancer.

Don Dizon, MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine at Brown University and a medical oncologist with research interests in novel therapies of breast and pelvic cancers (e.g. ovarian, uterine, cervical cancers), survivorship particularly as it pertains to sexual health for men and women with cancer, and social media. He is the Director of the Breast and Pelvic Malignancies Program at Lifespan Cancer Institute and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital.

This series is brought to you by Exact Sciences

 


02/08/2021 5:30 pm 6:30 pm America/Detroit The Pink Fund Facebook Live Series – Episode 19

In this episode, Dr. Dizon and Molly discuss how to support someone going through breast cancer (from afar due to COVID-19). This episode will cover technology and the role of staying connected in someone’s journey, as well as what to say and what not to say to someone living with breast cancer.

Don Dizon, MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine at Brown University and a medical oncologist with research interests in novel therapies of breast and pelvic cancers (e.g. ovarian, uterine, cervical cancers), survivorship particularly as it pertains to sexual health for men and women with cancer, and social media. He is the Director of the Breast and Pelvic Malignancies Program at Lifespan Cancer Institute and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital.

This series is brought to you by Exact Sciences

 

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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Financial Toxicity

Financial-Toxicity

130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active treatment

Job Loss

Breast Cancer Stats

Between 20-30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies

10M will be unable to pay for rent, food & utilities because of medical bills

Impact on Savings

Impact on Savings

76% of full time workers nationwide live paycheck to paycheck

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