Nov 01

Cost of breast cancer burdensome for many patients

When Roberta Woodard underwent breast cancer treatment last year, the disease took a toll not only on her health, but also on her bank account. The first part ...

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Oct 30

Breast Cancer One Of The Most Expensive Diseases To Treat

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but what many people aren’t aware of is the financial cost of a diagnosis.

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Oct 15

The struggles of maintaining your job and cancer treatment

After fighting for their lives, many cancer survivors are left fighting for their livelihoods.

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Oct 13

Survivors Share The Struggles They Faced Trying to Keep Their Jobs as They Battled Cancer

After fighting for their lives, many cancer survivors are left fighting for their livelihoods.

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Oct 12

Josh Blair: Breast Cancer Awareness hits close to home; too many loved ones are lost to the disease

Josh Blair, an adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University, uses The Pink Fund Survey in his article on Breast Cancer.

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Oct 12

Breast Cancer Fundraiser at Lingenfelter Collection

Ever seen a 1,000-horsepower, four-turbocharger Bugatti Veyron in real life? How about the rare Lamborghini Reventon, named for a killer fighting bull, whose 660 horses can propel it ...

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Oct 09

Breast cancer survivor raising money to help others fight the disease

One year after a┬ábreast cancer┬ásurvivor nearly went into financial ruin while fighting her disease, she’s helping make sure no others have to struggle financially during their fight.

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Oct 06

Eye On Detroit – The Pink Fund

The Pink Fund mission is to help families keep up with their living expenses while paying for cancer treatments. Since its start, The Pink Fund has paid over ...

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Oct 06

Breast cancer is a financial threat no one’s talking about

A breast cancer diagnosis can lead to financial ruin for survivors and their families. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself.

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Oct 05

Breast cancer survivor pays bills of breast cancer patients during treatment.

Unable to work to pay the mortgage and other bills while undergoing two surgeries and six weeks of daily radiation treatments, the mother of five felt completely overwhelmed.

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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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