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Managing the financial realities of blood cancer

  • When?
    29 May 2024, 11:00am – 12:30pm (VIC / TAS / NSW / ACT / QLD)
  • Where?
    Online via Zoom

Many people experience significant financial stress at the time of a blood cancer diagnosis. Personal and financial security can change, capacity to work can fluctuate and accessing insurance or support payments can create uncertainty and stress. Getting your financial affairs in order also includes planning for the future by making a Will.

Times: 11:00am – 12:30pm

Please check your time zone for correct start time if you are in WA / NT / SA

Guest Speakers:
Antony Mitchell – Financial & Legal Support Program | Cancer Council Victoria
Lee Hagipantelis & Natalie Dadisho – Brydens Lawyers | Leukaemia Foundation Partner

You will hear about:

  • Unique financial issues related to a blood cancer diagnosis
  • Alternative income streams
  • Role of financial counselling
  • Simple strategies for managing daily expenses
  • Practicalities of making a will
  • Important considerations when making a will

There will be opportunity for participants to ask questions during the webinar.
You can also pre-submit questions upon registration or send them directly to [email protected].

This webinar will be recorded and made available on the website.

Things you need to know to participate:

  • You’ll need a computer / iPad / tablet or smartphone plus internet connection
  • If you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration, please check your junk or spam folders
  • If you have trouble joining the meeting, this instructional video may help – Joining a Zoom meeting

Last updated on April 30th, 2024

Developed by the Leukaemia Foundation in consultation with people living with a blood cancer, Leukaemia Foundation support staff, haematology nursing staff and/or Australian clinical haematologists. This content is provided for information purposes only and we urge you to always seek advice from a registered health care professional for diagnosis, treatment and answers to your medical questions, including the suitability of a particular therapy, service, product or treatment in your circumstances. The Leukaemia Foundation shall not bear any liability for any person relying on the materials contained on this website.