Shatoya R.

I was 41 when diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. I noticed skin changes on my left breast and went to my doctor, who sent me for a mammogram with ultrasound. They did a biopsy that day and it was confirmed breast cancer. Everything went so quickly after that. I was set up with an oncologist then underwent 8 rounds of chemo and then a double mastectomy, followed by 8 rounds of radiation. Thanks to The Pink Fund I can concentrate on treatment, healing and my family. This funding will help my family tremendously. Thank you again.

~ Shatoya R.

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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