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Financial Resources

External Links

  • Canada Revenue Agency (Offers income tax deductions for some medical expenses that have not been covered by insurances policies or other programs. Also offers deductions and credits for people with disabilities and their caregivers.)
  • Patient and Family Support Fund - Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation (Nfld) (Eligibility is based on a demonstrated financial need and an assessment by a Social Worker at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre is required)
  • Hope Air (helps Canadians in financial need fly to necessary medical treatment)
  • Employment and Social Development Canada (Offers a varity of income security programs such as Employment Insurance Sick Benefits, Employment Insurance Compassionate Care, Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits and Guaranteed Income Supplement.)
  • Local Cancer Benefit Group of Bay D'Espoir (Provides financial support to patients in the Bay D'Espoir area requiring assistance with cancer related expenses.)
  • The Cancer and Work website was designed to address the unique needs of cancer survivors with returning, remaining, changing work or looking for work after a diagnosis of cancer.

 

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Yaron's Story: 15 years of Hope

Our heartfelt congratulations to Yaron as he reaches a milestone; 15 years on the brain tumour journey! Read his story in his words and see how he is bringing hope to others: This February 23, 2019, it will have been 15 years since I collapsed in a grand mal seizure and was subsequently diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM). It’s been quite the adventure since the last time I shared my story...

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