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.
As the US population ages, the number of patients diagnosed with and treated for cancer will increase. Cancer costs are also likely to increase, as new and more expensive treatments, such as targeted therapies that are specifically directed at the tumor, become the standards of care.
Financial SupportPediatric Cancer
Although the incidence of childhood cancer has been increasing over the past 30 years, advances in treatment have also led to increased survival rates.
Family MembersFinancial Support
By Rose McKay
Read through the “8 empowering C’s of coping with cancer” as introduced by Allison Schaffer, LCSW, at a SURVIVORville meeting.
Fertility PreservationFinancial Support
For patients with cancer, risk factors for infertility include the patient’s fertility levels before treatment, type of cancer treatment, and age.
Here is Tracy Foster, President of Lash Group, a part of AmerisourceBergen, with financial advice for those dealing with cancer care costs.
Financial SupportWeb Exclusives
Learning you have cancer can throw your world into a tailspin. But there are some things you can do to ease the burden of the disease and help you maintain control over your life.
Financial assistance is available from programs such as the American Cancer Society’s Health Insurance Assistance Service (HIAS) that can connect patients with cancer with health insurance specialists.
Breast CancerFinancial SupportSurvivorship
Hope for Two was founded in the fall of 1997 by 3 women who met and bonded over a shared experience—all 3 were diagnosed and treated for cancer while pregnant.
Having Difficulty Paying for Your Medical Expenses? Financial Support Options You Should Know About!
By Beth A. Bell
Medical expenses can be overwhelming, especially for patients with cancer who often face very high costs for cancer drugs and other treatments. Some people opt not to have treatment, because of the financial burden that they and their families may face, but when it comes to cancer, this could be a death sentence.
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