Oct 25

Hidden costs of cancer treatment

Breast cancer is a devastating diagnosis that certainly takes an emotional toll on the patient and their families, but it can also take a financial toll as well. When ...

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May 28

Pink Fund helps breast cancer patients with financial support so they can focus on healing

Behind that beautiful warm smile and humble spirit is an amazing woman. “My mom passed in 2000 so I had to get custody of my five siblings plus ...

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May 26

$250K In Financial Assistance Available For Michigan Breast Cancer Patients

In 2019, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services estimated that over 9,000 Michigan women would be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of the year. ...

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Feb 24

Jordan Larson On Athletes Unlimited Volleyball: ‘Being Able To Play Pro In The United States Is Amazing’

While every professional athlete has a different motivating factor, one of the biggest things that drives Larson is raising awareness about breast cancer. The silver and bronze medalist ...

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Feb 16

‘Pink Snowbirds’ cycling around the United States

The COVID-19 shutdown was a curse and a blessing for 22-year-old Liam Carr and 24-year-old Timothee Leger. Both lost their jobs and Carr dropped out of school when ...

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Jan 21

Managing The Known And Hidden Costs Of Breast Cancer – Breaking It Down

Breast cancer – today we’re unpacking the known and hidden costs of this devastating disesase. The costs add up, and here’s how. Breast cancer. The two words that ...

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Dec 01

How The Pandemic is Affecting Metro Detroit Charities

How the Pandemic is Affecting Metro Detroit Charities: In a normal year, the upper crust of metro Detroit society would be slipping into designer gowns and crisp tuxedos ...

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Oct 22

Theresa Osborn interview

Genesee Sno Packer’s Annual Bikini Rally raise funds for men and women diagnosed with breast cancer. Women, and men, ride their snowmobiles wearing a bikini, bathing suit or ...

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Sep 28

Short’s Brewing, The Pink Fund raising money for breast cancer awareness with Soft Parade

Michigan-based Short’s Brewing Company announced Monday they are teaming up with The Pink Fund for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the brewery’s flagship beer, Soft Parade.

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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Financial Toxicity

Financial-Toxicity

130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active treatment

Job Loss

Breast Cancer Stats

Between 20-30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies

10M will be unable to pay for rent, food & utilities because of medical bills

Impact on Savings

Impact on Savings

76% of full time workers nationwide live paycheck to paycheck

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