400,000 UK cancer sufferers struggle to pay bills - Macmillan

‘Cancer – a costly diagnosis?’ report

Adam Saville
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400,000 UK cancer sufferers struggle to pay bills - Macmillan

'The stress of the financial impact of cancer is worse than cancer itself,' says man with tongue cancer

Macmillan has released a report which uses personal stories to communicate the financial impact of cancer. According to the report entitled ‘Cancer - a costly diagnosis', four million people will be living with cancer by 2030 and 83% of people living with cancer are £570 a month worse off on average. It also found that 400,000 people with cancer in the UK struggle to pay household bills. Using real life cases, official figures and surveys, the report focuses on three main areas: Universal...

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