A recent survey by a cancer charity has revealed that two thirds of parents of children with cancer say they have had to borrow money to live. This is primarily because 2 out of 3 parents experienced a loss of earnings.

Parents admitted that they spend £367 on average each month for cancer related expenses suggesting that the government needs to give extra support to families.

The Department for Work and Pensions said that people with terminal cancer are given the highest rate of disability living allowance immediately and unconditionally.

Do you think this is enough? Should those not necessarily terminal also be given the highest allowance?

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