Have you ever thought about the non-medical costs associated with cancer?
If you’ve had a friend or family member battle cancer you may know what all it costs to receive the best care you can. You may have a medical plan that will cover your doctor visits, surgery, and treatment. But, what about those extra prescription costs? Most cancer prescriptions are tier 5 and very expensive. What if you want to go to MD Anderson or John Hopkins, but don’t live anywhere near them. What if you can’t financially afford to miss work during treatment.
Heart Attacks are responsible for 1 out of every 4 deaths**
*American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures 2017, cancer.org*
**Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Heart Disease Facts 2017, cdc.gov