MacMillan Report on Cancers Hidden Price Tag

Macmillan’s new research report reveals the sheer scale of the financial burden faced by people living with cancer*:

  • Four out of five cancer patients lose £570 a month

The cost of cancer is calculated as the loss of income and the additional costs experienced as a result of a person’s diagnosis: One in three lose £860 a month in earnings because they are unable to work or have to cut down their hours

  • Six in seven see their monthly expenses increase by £270 a month

*Figures shown are averages