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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Oct 02

How to manage high costs of breast cancer

MacDonald’s dire situation illustrates what a lot of women who get diagnosed with breast cancer have to deal with: A massive influx in costs that treatment requires.

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Oct 01

5 Great breast cancer charities on AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile features all the same items as regular Amazon, except when you place your order on AmazonSmile, 0.5% of your purchase total will be donated to the charity ...

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Sep 29

‘Dancing with the Survivors’ features local residents affected by breast cancer

This event is hosted by the nonprofit The Pink Fund and features community members paired with professional dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Bloomfield Hills. This ...

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Sep 29

Julia Louis Dreyfus reveals she has breast cancer, a diagnosis which comes with a staggering cost

Cancer is crushingly costly. This week, actress Julia Louis Dreyfus revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She made the announcement on social media.

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Sep 22

Nonprofits Treat Cancer’s Financial Toxicity with Stopgap Measures

For those who have faced cancer, toxicity from treatment causing such symptoms as nausea, weakness, and vomiting is expected. What they don’t expect is the toxicity that can ...

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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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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

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



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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