Cancer has affected nearly every family in the United States. With 1 and 3 women and 1 out of every 2 men being diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, cancer is a real threat.
Receiving that diagnosis is heartbreaking, terrifying and confusing. Medical appointments, treatment plans, chemotherapy, and quality of life are all concerns that immediately surface.
After the shock of the cancer diagnosis eases, many patients and their families find themselves struggling to answer basic short-term and long-term financial interest questions:
How will you handle the potential loss of income (if patient is sole or majority provider)?