My world fell apart
BY MARIA JURKOVIC - Survivor
Thank you Pink Sisters
At the age of 31 with 2 young children my world fell apart when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2016, I stopped working immediately to have surgery and treatment. I don't think anyone realises the financial strain cancer puts on a young family. Following my treatment I was sent for a MRI which I was not able to get any rebate from Medicare and was out of pocket $725 and a week later I had a aclasta infusion which I am not covered under the PBS because of my age.
I am so grateful for young pink sisters to help me with $600 to go towards my MRI which helped to relive some of the financial stress on our life.
It's nice to know that I am not alone in this journey.