How to Reduce the Financial Burden of a Cancer Diagnosis

Read our blog post recap of this program here!

In addition to the physical and mental challenges of a cancer diagnosis, it can also come with an unexpected financial burden. Join us to hear from our partner, Triage Cancer, about navigating the cancer-related financial, legal and practical issues that you may encounter. By attending this session, you will learn about how to reduce the financial burden of a cancer diagnosis, as well as Triage Cancer’s free educational programs and services.

You can watch the recording of this program below:

Speaker - Madison McMahon Ward, MPH, Program Manager, Triage Cancer

Madison McMahon Ward, MPH, is the program manager for Triage Cancer, providing event and communications management, partnership relations management, and programmatic support.

Previously, Madison interned at various public health nonprofit organizations in Chicago, such as Deborah’s Place and Respiratory Health Association. During her time at Deborah’s Place, she hosted weekly health education sessions for individuals experiencing homelessness to empower them to achieve their health-related goals. She gained practical experience with public health issues and health education. At Respiratory Health Association, she created public health educational resources on climate change mitigation strategies and environmental justice.

Madison earned a Masters of Public Health and a BS in Environmental Science from Loyola University Chicago. She has a passion for working towards social justice to eliminate health disparities and the opportunity to help others is a great motivator in her life.

She believes strongly in Triage Cancer’s mission to address cancer-related health disparities through the delivery of cancer-related education and collaborative efforts.

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