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You may be entitled to benefits and financial support if you are affected by cancer. See the sections below for the most relevant information for you.
We also have a video and detailed information on what benefits you might be entitled to| and you can contact our cancer support specialists| for help and advice.
Many people can give you advice on your financial situation and some charities and organisations offer grants
The Welfare Reform Act 2012 marks the biggest change to the welfare system for over 60 years
If you have difficulty walking or looking after yourself, you may qualify for Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.
There are a number of different benefits for people of pension age, including Attendance Allowance and Pension Credit
Get information about free prescriptions, the low income scheme, and special equipment to help you manage at home
You may be entitled to financial support to help with the cost of travel and parking
Get advice about how you can make an appeal about a financial decision that has been made
Find out how the benefits system works in the UK and who to turn to for guidance and information
Find out about benefits including Employment and Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance
Find out if you're eligible for Carer's Allowance and how to claim any extra benefits as a carer
Get information about support such as Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support and more
If you have children you might be entitled to financial support such as Child Tax Credit
Get details of how to protect your right to state benefits when you have cancer
Our interactive tool can help you make sense of money issues.
If you have any questions about cancer, need support or just want someone to talk to, ask Macmillan.
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Proposed changes to the benefits system could leave thousands of people living with cancer without vital financial support when they need it most - for some, pushing them into poverty.
We're campaigning for a better deal for people affected by cancer.
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