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No money to pay for cancer treatments

09. September 2019

A dying dad, aged just 38, is unable to acquire the drugs that could possibly save or double his life expectancy from the UK’s NHS.

This blog provides the background to Adams's thought provoking story and asks "should we as expats consider more carefully the role of critical illness insurance to ensure such funds are available?"

Police Officer did not expect colon cancer at age 26

At just 26-years-old Officer DePasquale said he “didn’t expect” to be handed a stage-four cancer diagnosis at his age, which came soon after starting a new job.

Cancer sufferer battles bosses for not working during treatment.

11. July 2017

Eimear Coghlan has won a £50,000 legal battle against her former employers after they harassed her for taking time off to get life-saving treatment.

Hospital trips to see cancer stricken son costs thousands

04. July 2017

A mum who spent £700 extra a month on petrol to visit her poorly son in hospital has backed a travel cost campaign to help other families.

Colon Cancer Patients Suffer Low Job Retention

01. February 2016

After a colorectal cancer diagnosis, patients may experience low rates of job retention, according to a research letter published in JAMA.

The Psychological Impact Of Prostate Cancer

01. February 2016

Hearing the word 'cancer' probably leaves most patients stunned, in the moments that follow, perhaps only half-listening to whatever else the Dr has to say.