Benefits and other financial support

Help with health costs

It is possible to get financial help with health costs when you have cancer. It can include help with prescriptions, wigs and fabric supports, dental treatment and eye treatment.

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    You may be eligible for free prescriptions if you have cancer. There are also other ways to help with the cost of medications.

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    Wigs and fabric supports

    You may be able to get free wigs and fabric supports, depending on your situation.

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    Dental treatment

    Dental charges vary across the UK. You may qualify for free dental treatment.

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    Eye treatment and glasses

    Some people may be able to get free eye tests. There are certain criteria that qualify you for free eyetests.

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    Low income scheme

    The Low Income Scheme may help people who still have to pay healthcare costs, but may be on a low income.