Cancer patient spent 'hundreds' a month on travel

Cancer costs the average patient in Wales £640 a month, in lost wages, travel to hospital, new clothes and adaptations to their homes according to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

Leeann Stroud of Bridgend says transport costs alone for her mother ran into hundreds each month.

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Cost of living with cancer

A new report from Macmillan Cancer Support says 86 per cent of cancer patients in Wales are hit by the cost of cancer. The charity says the average cost for a cancer patient in Wales is £330 a month.