Mo on money and cancer

Published: 07 March 2019
Mo, 56, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014. His cancer was inoperable and meant that he had to give up his job. The costs of living felt like a weight on his shoulders. Macmillan helped Mo to fill out forms to claim financial support and gave him a grant to cover heating costs.

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