Jul 14

After Kelly Preston’s breast cancer death, a reminder of the disease’s financial toll

About 1,400 women die from breast cancer every day around the world Actress Kelly Preston’s death at age 57 from breast cancer is a reminder that this common ...

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Mar 16

Molly MacDonald Named 2020 Crain’s Notable Women in Health

Molly MacDonald’s Pink Fund provides a financial bridge for patients actively receiving breast cancer treatment. The fund often provides help with housing, transportation, utilities and insurance.

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Jan 20

HEALTH The Financial Burden of Breast Cancer Ongoing…

Medicine has made remarkable progress in battling many diseases that were once a certain death sentence. Conditions like HIV, heart disease and many types of cancer are now ...

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Nov 05

AARP Announces 2019-2020 Purpose Prize Winners; Five $60k Awards Will Be Presented

Today AARP announced its 2019-2020 AARP Purpose Prize award recipients. The AARP Purpose Prize is the only national award that celebrates people 50-plus who are using their life experience to ...

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Oct 30

Half of Patients With Breast Cancer Say Transportation Costs Are a Challenge to Treatment

Nearly half of patients (48%) with breast cancer surveyed by The Pink Fund said the cost of transportation was a barrier to receiving treatment, with more than 60% ...

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Oct 18

Five financial things every breast cancer patient needs to know and probably doesn’t

Stephanie McKire, 60, knows how expensive cancer can be. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2012, McKire, now retired and living in Detroit, was a ...

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Oct 18

Pink-Clad Michigan Attorney Raises Awareness For Those Living With Breast Cancer

For the past four years, one Michigan man has been raising funds and generating awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month—through his clothes. In solidarity with all those impacted ...

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Jun 10

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help With Early Detection of Breast Cancer

New research says a model developed by MIT can predict breast-cancer risk from a mammogram up to 5 years in advance. AI can help patients at risk of ...

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Apr 17

Molly MacDonald wins the eyeforpharma Patient Champion Award

Molly MacDonald was recognized with the eyeforpharma Award in the Patient Champion Category for creating the nonprofit, THE PINK FUND. The Patient Champion Award recognizes individuals who have ...

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The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

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



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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