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Financial Support

Financial Support Programs Directory
Financial Support
The following Government Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations provide financial assistance for patients with cancer.
Free/Low-Cost Travel Expenses During Cancer Treatment
Financial Support
A look at valuable resources that can help patients and their loved ones alleviate the financial burden of paying for lodging while undergoing treatment.
The Emilio Nares Foundation: Helping Children and Their Families Cope with Cancer
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The Emilio Nares Foundation, located in San Diego, CA, helps children and their families navigate through a cancer diagnosis with valuable services, from a cost-saving transportation program to modified shirts with easy access to chemotherapy ports.
Managing the Cost of Cancer Treatment: The Value of Biosimilars
Financial Support
Drug development is an expensive and laborious process for drug companies, and involves conducting years of research in the lab, followed by years of clinical trials with patients, before a drug gets through the FDA review and approval (or rejection), and then onto the market.
Nonprofit Organizations Help Patients Access Cancer Treatment
Financial Support
Many patients with cancer face a serious financial burden, and some are missing treatment or skipping treatment altogether because of the cost.
Talking with a Financial Navigator Can Lower the Cost of Your Cancer Treatment
Financial Support
Financial navigators are in the best position to help patients maximize their financial assistance.
Paying for Your Cancer Care
Financial Support
Cancer treatment is getting even more expensive than before, and paying for it is yet another serious issue that many patients with cancer face. Even for patients who have private insurance through their employer or through an individual plan, many patients today are expected to pay an increasing share of their care from their own pocket.
Financial Assistance for Young Patients with Cancer
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The American Cancer Society estimates that 10,380 children under age 15 and about 5,000 teens aged 15 to 19 will be diagnosed with cancer this year in the United States. The rate of children surviving cancer for 5 years or more is growing thanks to improved treatment, but so is the rate of children and teens who are diagnosed with cancer.
Paying for Healthcare
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Few people are prepared for the financial burdens that can be associated with chronic illness, which is particularly true of cancer. The financial burden of cancer treatment in the United States is approximately $20,000 to $30,000 annually in out-of-pocket costs to the patient.
Avoiding The Toxicity of Cancer Care
Financial Support
The costs of cancer have always been a concern, but new studies show that this concern will affect more than just your bank account.
Strategies for Managing the Financial Burden: Linked to a Cancer Diagnosis
Financial Support
The cost of cancer care continues to climb. With the cost of newer cancer therapies reaching $10,000 to $60,000 or more a month, many patients are facing serious financial difficulties.
Financial Support Organization Offers Hope & Affordability to Patients with Cancer
Financial Support
Although patients may have insurance coverage for the drug they need, often the insurance doesn’t cover all the costs, and the patient may need help with expensive health insurance premium and copayment costs, transportation to the site of service, nursing help, and other services.
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