There are many financial barriers that accompany a cancer diagnosis - and talking to your hospital social worker can be the first step to overcoming them.
When Robyn was diagnosed, she quickly realized that the cost of cancer can be just as devastating as the physical and emotional side effects.
“After the multiple relapses, we quickly hit a breaking point and were concerned about affording Michael’s treatment, while paying for our basic bills, housing, and necessities,” share the Longos.
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Emerson, an optimistic transgender woman, shares the challenges she faced during her cancer battle, including the inability to be her authentic self.
The financial burden of cancer, on top of everyday struggles and unexpected hospital visits, makes overcoming a cancer diagnosis even more challenging.
“Cancer has created an unspeakable amount of debt for me, which is just embarrassing. I am not sure how I will be able to buy groceries and pay for car insurance or rent most months,” says Mia. [...]