Cancer patients who struggle to pay their energy bills: Thousands are behind with one in four owing more than 200

Cancer patients who struggle to pay their energy bills: Thousands are behind with one in four owing more than 200As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UKThree in ten said that they have had to turn off the heating in the last three monthsAccording to Macmillan Cancer Support a third wore outdoor clothing inside | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills Thousands of cancer sufferers are caught up in a 3million energy bills nightmare after falling behind with their payments, claims a leading charity. Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills – with the debts of one in four exceeding 200. As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UK, according to new research by Macmillan Cancer Support