Cancer can be expensive, and not all costs are covered by the healthcare system. Major out-of-pocket expenses can include drugs, medical equipment, transportation, hotels, meals, parking, vehicle repairs, fuel, home care, and child care. The financial burden can be compounded when a patient or a caregiver cannot work.
That’s why we set-up BCANS CARES, a support fund for Nova Scotia breast cancer patients. See our application package and guidelines at: