RibbonCares toolkit - it was clear from research that there was not enough support
for people with Cancer and their network - we hope this section adds value. We’d love your feedback on it!
As you are the most important person, you need to focus on yourself. Helping you find balance means everyone around you benefits too.Read More
Family does not have to be blood, some friends and colleagues can be just as important as your family. This section will help you and them.Read More
Something which we need to ensure does not add more stress to the situation. Getting cancer and getting over cancer can cause money related worries – this can help you plan ahead.Read More
Time is equal to all but this section will help you get the most from it. Ensuring you live in the present whilst reducing the stress of tomorrow.Read More
It is imperative to have confidence at stressful times. Ensuring you are able to trust the medical advice you’ll receive, this will be a huge benefit to you.Read More
These charities are all champions for cancer and especially women's cancer.
They do fantastic work supporting, researching and raising awareness
Ruth Taylor, 45, is a mum of two who was diagnosed with breast cancer back in May 2016. We are honoured to share her journey from initial diagnosis, informing her family, through to chemo and radiotherapy. She hopes to raise awareness and educate others about breast cancer, while firmly kicking cancer back where it belongs.
Coping with a cancer diagnosis is challenging enough without having to worry about finances. These days it is so difficult to have “rainy day” savings to help at these times but there are some affordable insurance policies which will pay you a cash lump sum on diagnosis of cancer to help you stop money worries and let you focus on getting better.
If you have, or have had cancer, you might not be eligible for insurance, but there are still some excellent resources available, Macmillan in particular offer specialised support for cancer patients with money worries.Find out more
53 women die every day of a
womans cancer in the UK, of which
Ovarian cancer occurs in
210 women are diagnosed with
invasive cancer daily in the UK