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Monday, March 11, 2019

Cancer Patient Resource Index


916-706-0599
Advocacy, medical information, patient education, research, legislation, prevents, and referrals.
Air Care Alliance
888-260-9707
Offers a central listing of free transportation services provided by volunteer pilots and charitable aviation groups.

Air Charity Network
877-621-7177
Coordinates free air transportation for children and adults in need through various organizations around the United States.

Air Compassion for Veterans
857-228-4636
Provides free air and ground transportation for ill, injured, and wounded veterans and their family for medical care.

Along Comes Hope
805-322-1423
Provides support of the families of children with cancer, through financial assistance with travel for treatment, creative emotional support programs, and advocacy to promote policy changes, awareness, and education.

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
866-423-3965
The largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of cancer research.

American Brain Tumor Association
800-886-2282
Support and education for people living with cancer and their families and friends.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
800-ACS-2345
Website with resources and information about tall type of cancer, news stories, research information, statistics, alternative approaches, and tips for living with cancer.

American Childhood Cancer Organization
Maintains a list of organizations offering financial assistance.

American Lung Association
800-586-4872
Resources, patient education, prevention, and support groups.

Angel Airline Samaritans
Facilitates no-cost or reduced rate commercial airline tickets to and from distant specialized medical evaluations or treatments for people with cancer in need and their families.

Angel Flight East
215-358-1900
A non-profit organization dedicated to servicing the community by facilitating free air transportation for children and adults with medical conditions who need to get to treatment far from home.

Asbestos.com
The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com gives you the latest mesothelioma information, support and free access to top specialists for better care and peace of mind.

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
888-901-2666
Advocacy, support groups, and patient education.

Breast Advocate App for iPhone and Android
This free app provides anyone diagnosed with breast cancer or at risk of developing breast cancer a voice in the decisions surround surgery.

Breastcancer.org
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

Brining Hope Home
484-580-8395
A non-profit organization that provides local families with cancer thorough financial and emotional support.

Cancer And Careers
646-929-8032
A program of the CEW Foundations, the charitable arm of Cosmetic Executive Women, INc., A New York-bases non-profit organization of executives in the beauty, cosmetics, fragrance and related industries.

CancerCare
800-813-4673
Provides limited financial assistance for co-pays, transportation, home care, and childcare.

Cancer Connect
You are not alone-This online community is a fully moderated, peer-to-peer support group for cancer patients and caregivers.

Cancer Family Relief Fund
A charitable organization that encourages and facilitates grants to children whose parent or guardian is struggling with a diagnosis of cancer.

Cancer Support Community (CSC)
888-793-9355
Offers a comprehensive menu of personalized and essential services including support groups, counseling, education and healthy lifestyle programs.

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC)
A group of national organizations that provide financial hep tot patients.

Candlelighters of Brevard
321-751-4008
A non-profit organization focusing on children.

Caring Bridge
651-452-7940
A non-profit web service that connects family and friends during a critical illness, treatment or recover.

Corporate Angel Network
914-328-1313
Arranges free air transportation of people with cancer traveling to treatment using empty seats on private and corporate jets.

Good Days
877-968-7233
Provides financial support by covering co-pays for those with life-altering conditions.

Healthcare Hospitality Network
800-542-9730
An association of more than 200 non-profit organization that provide lodging and support services to patients, families, and their loved one who are receiving medical treatment away from home.

Health Well Foundation
800-675-8416
A nationally recognized independent non-profit organization providing access to life-changing medical treatments they otherwise would not be able to afford.

Hope Lodge
800-227-2345
Gives people with cancer and their caregivers a free place to stay while receiving treatment in another city.

Joe's House
877-563-7468
A non-profit organization providing a nation-wide online service that helps people with cancer and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment.

Kidney Cancer Association
800-950-9132
Advocacy, individual counseling, medical and patient education, and referrals.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
800-955-4572
Advocacy, financial assistance, medical information, patient education, and referrals.

LifeLine Pilots
800-822-7972
Facilities free air transportation through volunteer pilots of financially distressed passenger with medical and humanitarian needs.

LIVESTRONG
855-220-7777
Resources, medical information, patient education, and survivorship.

Lolly's Locks
240-428-1985
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality wigs to cancer patients suffering hair loss a side-effects of chemotherapy.

Look Good...Feel Better
800-395-LOOK
A national public service program to help women offset appearance related changed from cancer treatment.

LympheDIVAs
866-411-DIVA
Medically correct compression apparel for women with post-breast cancer lymphedema.

Medication assistance programs grid for patients (PDF)
Complied, updated, and provide by Wendalyn Andrews, Practice Manager, Division of Hematology/Oncology.

Male Breast Cancer Coalition
Providing an online space for men with breast cancer to share their stories and read the stories of others.

Mercy Medical Angels
888-675-1405
Offers free or low-cost transportation for funding medical evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment.

Mesothelioma.net
Learn about the most common form of asbestos cancer, pleural mesothelioma, and get assistance with treatment and financial recovery.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
888-500-0370
National, independent, non-profit, dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer.

My Hope Chest
727-642-4243
Provides funding for uninsured women who desire reconstruction to have it.

MyLifeLine.org
A non-profit organization that encourage cancer patients and caregiving to create free personalized websites.

National Brain Tumor Society
800-770-8287
Advocacy, resources, medical information, patient education, peer matching, referrals, and support group.

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
800-685-5531
Counseling, insurance information, patient education, peer matching, referrals, and survivorship.

National Children's Cancer Society
314-241-1600
Advocacy, children's services, financial assistance, housing assistance, insurance information, patient education referrals, and transportation assistance.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
888-650-9127
Advocacy, patient education, referrals, insurance information, survivorship, and resources.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
888.658-8898
Advocacy, hospice, counseling, medical info, patient education, and referrals.

National Lymphedema Network
800-541-3259
Advocacy, counseling, patient education, peer matching, referrals, and support groups.

National Marrow Donor Program
800-627-7692
Resources, financial assistance, housing assistance, counseling, insurance info, patient education, referrals, transplant information and assistance.

National Organization for Rare Disorders
800-999-6673
Medication assistance.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
888-682-7426
Advocacy, culturally specific resources, patient education, and referrals.

NeedyMeds.com
800-503-6897
Helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.

OncoLink
215-349-8895
The University of Pennsylvania's Cancer Center runs OncoLink, a database that provides comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and new research advances.

PALS (Patient AirLift Services)
888-818-1231
Arranges free air transportation for people for medical diagnosis, treatment, or follow-up who cannot afford or are unable to fly commercially.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
877-272-6226
Advocacy, individual counseling, patient education, peer matching, referrals and support groups.

Patient Access Network Foundation
866-316-7263
Assists patients with out-of-pocket costs associated with their treatment.

Patient Services, Inc.
800-366-7741
Provides assistance with insurance premiums and co-payments for people with chronic diseases.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Helps qualifying patients who lack prescription drug coverage obtain the medications they need.

Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN)
866-316-PANF
A non-profit group dedicated to assisting those who cannot afford the out-of-pocket costs associated with treatment needs.

Prostate Cancer Foundation
800-757-2873
Advocacy, patient education, and referrals.

Ronald McDonald House Charities
630-623-7048
Offer free or reduced-cost lodging for families of seriously ill children who are receiving treatment at nearby hospitals.

RxHope.comRxHope.com
Helps patients obtain free or low-cost prescription medications.

The Pink Fund
877-234-PINK
Provide short--term financial aid to breast cancer patients in active treatment.

SHARE
212-719-0364
A network and community of women affected by breast and ovarian cancers.

Sharsheret
866-474-2774
Culturally sensitive support to young Jewish women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer as well as to those facing the risk of developing breast cancer.

Sisters Network
866-781-1808
Committed to increasing local and national attention not the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community

The Assist Fund
855-845-3663
Provides financial support to chronically ill patient with high-cost medications.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
800-955-4572
The patient financial aid program provides limited financial assistance to hep defray treatment-related expenses for patients diagnosed with blood cancer, such as leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma.

The National Foundation for Transplants
800-489-3863
Provides fundraising assistance for patients needing transplants, including bone marrow and stem cell transplants.

The Patient Advocate Foundation
800-532-5274
Provides educations, legal counseling, and referrals for people with cancer who need assistance managing insurance, financial, debt crisis, and job discrimination issues.

The Simple Dollar
A guide on how to make cancer treatments more affordable, which discusses payment option, important questions to ask insurance provider, and recommendations from experienced medical professionals.


The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
888-393-3863
Advocacy, educational materials, patient matching, referrals, support groups, and survivorship.

Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association
877-588-7904
Advocacy, resources, counseling, education, and referrals.

Triage Cancer
424-258-4NAV
Dedicated to helping survivors, caregivers, and health care professionals navigate cancer survivorship issues.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation
877-880-TNBC
Ignites interest in the study of triple-negative breast cancer among researchers, physicians, educators and scientist.

Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
977-YSC-1011
A non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.

Zero - The Project to End Prostate Cancer
888-245-9455
Patient educations, prevents, detection, referrals, and advocacy.

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