Welcome to the First Annual Patient Guide to Cancer Support Services
By Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS

Support Services Directory

As many patients with cancer know all too well, paying for cancer therapies can present serious financial difficulties, which have recently been labeled as “financial toxicity,” the newest type of Read More

Index By Company

Support Services Directory

AbbVie Kidney (Renal) Cancer Programs Akrimax Kyowa Kirin Allergan Leukemia & Lymphoma Society American Cancer Society Leukemia Programs American Childhood Cancer Organization Liver Cancer Programs American Regent Lung Cancer Programs Read More

Drugs by Cancer Type

Support Services Directory

Bladder Cancer Lymphoma Brain Cancer Melanoma Breast Cancer Multiple Myeloma Cervical Cancer Myelodysplastic Syndromes Colorectal Cancer Myelofibrosis/Polycythemia Vera Gastric/Gastroesophageal Cancer Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) GIST: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Ovarian Cancer Head Read More

Index By Drug

Support Services Directory

Abraxane for injectable suspension (paclitaxel protein-bound particles) Lartruvo (olaratumab) Actiq (fentanyl citrate) Lazanda (fentanyl) Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) Leukeran (chlorambucil) Adriamycin (doxorubicin) Leukine (sargramostim) Adrucil (fluorouracil) Lenvima (lenvatinib) Afinitor and Afinitor Read More

Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations Directory

Support Services Directory

The following foundations and organizations provide financial assistance for patients with cancer. Some programs offer assistance to all patients with cancer, and some target patients with specific types of cancer. Read More

CancerCare Patient Support Services: Addressing Financial Distress in Patients with Cancer
Interview with Jane Levy, LCSW-R

Director of Patient Assistance Programs, CancerCare

Support Services Directory

CancerCare has been serving patients with cancer for more than 70 years. In this interview, Ms Levy discusses the patient support services provided by CancerCare, focusing on their financial assistance Read More

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Patient Support Services: Helping Patients Manage Their Cancer Care
Interview with Beatrice Abetti, LCSW
Director, Information Resource Center, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Support Services Directory

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) provides support services for many patients with cancer, including education related to a variety of blood cancers, as well as financial support for patients Read More