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There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our network of financial specialists is here to help you find out what benefits might be available to you and how to claim them. The benefits you may be entitled to depend on factors like your age, your income and where you live.
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We have trained dedicated teams at Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and Halifax to help customers who have been diagnosed with cancer to manage their money.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the workplace. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
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