When Anthony was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2014, it significantly impacted his finances.
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His household costs such as bills increased, he had to pay for travel to and from hospital appointments, and buy new clothes when he lost weight due to treatment. Macmillan’s specialist financial guides helped him apply for benefits that he wouldn’t have accessed otherwise.
‘We took a real hit financially. Macmillan were the only people that felt like they were trying to help.’