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Rare Cancers Australia

Less money stress

A cancer diagnosis can have a devastating effect on your household budget and cause immense strain financially for you and your family. Treatment options can often result in many out of pocket costs, with some treatments costing in excess of tens of thousands of dollars.

Here are a list of services and options that can assist with the financial toxicity associated with a cancer diagnosis.

Patient Treatment Fund

Sometimes the newest treatments that hold the greatest hope are out of reach. The Patient Treatment Fund is a platform specifically to address the financial toxicity having cancer can create. We understand that costs associated with a cancer diagnosis cant always be planned for.

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Other services

We have compiled a KnowledgeBase of useful services, including financial assistance. These services are essential in alleviating some of the stress and hardship experienced by patients, carers, and families.

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The following services can also provide short term financial assistance:

Still have questions?

We have a friendly team available to chat about any questions you may have, or just to lend an ear if you’re having a tough time.

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