Getting financial help and workplace issues
While money may be the very last thing on your mind when you or a loved one is ill, a cancer diagnosis can also bring added financial burdens. Ovacome recommends the following websites for the most up to date information on financial support: Macmillian – Financial issues
To learn more about possible benefit entitlement see here:
DirectGov – Disability benefits
Working with cancer
Continuing to work is often an important aspect of retaining a sense of normality after a cancer diagnosis, however this may be challenging. The Macmillan website has a fantastic section on cancer and your job which discusses lots of different aspects of working with cancer.
For many people, a cancer diagnosis prompts them to take long intended holidays or visits to family abroad, however finding reasonably priced travel insurance can be a challenge.
There are several good websites which deal with travel insurance for those with cancer generally:
Last review April 2016
Date of next review April 2018