Sep 20

Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’

When Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with breast cancer in Spring 2005, she didn’t expect that some of the most harrowing effects of her disease would be financial. But ...

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Sep 20

7 words you should never say to a cancer patient — and 2 you should

“Let me know how I can help.” That’s an offer almost everyone diagnosed with cancer — 1.6 million Americans this year — will encounter. And it’s one of ...

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Sep 20

Financial Impact of Breast Cancer

Sep 20

Financial impact of breast cancer

The hidden and true costs of breast cancer.

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Sep 18

‘Dancing with the Survivors’ helps those battling breast cancer

“The Pink Fund” is putting on an event called “Dancing with the Survivors” which benefits breast cancer patients receiving treatment in Michigan. The event features live entertainment including ...

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Sep 18

‘Dancing with the Survivors’ helps those battling breast cancer

Southfield (WXYZ) – “The Pink Fund” is putting on an event called “Dancing with the Survivors” which benefits breast cancer patients receiving treatment in Michigan.

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Sep 02

Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

With thousands of charities competing for donations, it can be difficult to know where a financial gift to a good cause will make the biggest impact. This article ...

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Sep 02

Dancing With The Survivors

Dancing With The Survivors is an evening of dancing to celebrate a nationwide community of breast cancer survivors who thrive in their recovery, and make a difference in ...

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Sep 01

Dancing With The Survivors

Dancing With The Survivors will be an evening of dancing, music, cocktails and delicious food to celebrate our Michigan community of breast cancer survivors who thrive in their ...

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Jul 11

This is How Cancer Can Ruin You Financially

It was April Fool’s Day, 2005. I was in New York for work, at LaGuardia airport, and my OB-GYN called to tell me I had breast cancer. It ...

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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Financial Toxicity

130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active treatment

Job Loss

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

Bankruptcy

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

Impact on Savings

76% of full time workers nationwide live paycheck to paycheck

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