Nearly 50% of Breast Cancer Survivors Under Age 40 Have Depleted Their Savings And Taken on Medical Debt Just To Make Ends Meet

Detroit, MI (PRUnderground) October 3rd, 2018

The Pink Fund, a Michigan-based national non-profit that provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients undergoing treatment, released a survey today revealing that patients under age 40, face a greater financial burden than older patients. The survey indicates nearly 50% of those under 40 have depleted their life’s savings, raided their retirement accounts and/or taken on significant debt to keep up with the costs of their treatment.

When it comes to medical expenses and …read more