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Lymphoma

Drugs for Lymphoma

Here are the financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Lymphoma.
2018 Patient Guide to Cancer Support Services
Hodgkin Lymphoma

Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin)

Drug company: Seattle Genetics
855-473-2873

Adcetris is a CD30-directed antibody-drug conjugate used for the treatment of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma.

SeaGen Secure offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Adcetris:

SeaGen Secure Patient Assistance Program

Patients who are uninsured and meet certain financial criteria will be eligible to receive their medication at no cost. With this program, assistance begins with a temporary 3-month period.

Keytruda (pembrolizumab)

Drug company: Merck
855-257-3932

Keytruda is a PD-1 inhibitor used for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, or classical Hodgkin lymphoma that relapsed after 3 or more lines of therapy.

The Merck Access Program offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Keytruda:

Merck Co-pay Assistance Program

Privately insured patients will pay the first $25 of their copay per Keytruda infusion. The maximum benefit per calendar year is $25,000 for patients with an income level up to 700% of the federal poverty level, and $10,000 for patients with an income above 700% of the federal poverty level.

Merck Patient Assistance Program

Patients without insurance or prescription coverage may be eligible to receive free Keytruda. Eligible patients must have a household income of $60,300 or less for individuals, $81,200 or less for couples, or $123,000 or less for a family of 4. Patients with insurance, including Medicare Part D, who still have trouble paying for medicines may request that an exception be made, provided their household income is not above a set limit.

Opdivo (nivolumab)

Drug company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
800-861-0048

Opdivo is a PD-1 inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma.

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Access Support offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Opdivo:

BMS Oncology Co-Pay Assistance Program

The program provides financial assistance with out-of-pocket deductibles, copay, or coinsurance costs for eligible, privately insured patients who have been prescribed Opdivo. Patients pay a $25 copay, while BMS covers the remaining amount, up to $25,000 annually per medication.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation

Patients who are enrolled in Medicare Part D, or who do not have public or private insurance that helps pay for Opdivo, may be eligible for help paying for their prescription if they are being treated as an outpatient and have an annual income of less than 300% of the federal poverty level.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Bendeka (bendamustine hydrochloride)

Drug company: Teva
888-587-3263

Bendeka is an alkylating drug used for the treatment of patients with indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Teva offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Bendeka:

Teva Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program

Patients without prescription drug coverage who meet specific financial criteria may receive Bendeka for free. The financial criteria specify that the patient’s annual income must not exceed $60,300 for 1 person, $81,200 for 2 people, $102,100 for 3 people, $123,000 for 4 people, or $143,900 for 5 people.

Folotyn (pralatrexate)

Drug company: Spectrum
888-537-8277

Folotyn is a folate analog metabolic inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

Spectrum Therapy Access Resources (STAR) offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Folotyn:

STAR Patient Assistance Program

This patient assistance program provides Folotyn free of charge to enrolled patients who meet the income, insurance, and citizenship or residency eligibility criteria.

STAR Co-pay Assistance

STAR offers financial assistance to privately insured patients who apply for assistance and receive approval before receiving outpatient therapy.

Imbruvica (ibrutinib)

Drug company: Pharmacyclics
877-877-3536

Imbruvica is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with small lymphocytic lymphoma with 17p deletion or with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (2 types of NHL).

Pharmacyclics’ You&i Support Program offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Imbruvica:

You&i Instant Savings Program

Patients with private insurance will pay no more than $10 monthly for Imbruvica. Eligible patients may qualify for instant savings on their commercial insurance copay, deductible, and coinsurance medication costs for Imbruvica.

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

This program provides Imbruvica free of charge to patients who meet certain financial limits and are uninsured, underinsured, or enrolled in Medicare Part D.

Istodax (romidepsin)

Drug company: Celgene
800-931-8691

Istodax is a histone deacetylase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma or with peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

Celgene Patient Support offers 3 financial assistance programs for patients using Istodax:

Celgene Commercial Co-pay Program

This program reduces the copay for Istodax to $25 or less for patients who have private insurance and an annual household income of $100,000 or less.

Celgene Patient Assistance Program

Patients with no insurance or not enough insurance to cover their medication, who meet certain financial criteria may be able to receive Istodax for free.

Celgene Patient Support

This program connects patients who have public insurance to outside resources that may help them with the cost of copays, deductibles, and insurance premiums for their Istodax.

Mozobil (plerixafor)

Drug company: Sanofi
888-847-4877

Mozobil is a hematopoietic stem-cell mobilizer used, in combination with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, for the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Sanofi Patient Connection offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Mozobil:

Sanofi Patient Assistance Connection

Patients who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover Mozobil can apply for financial assistance through this program. Eligible patients must have an annual household income of no more than 500% of the current poverty level. Patients with Medicare Part D can apply if they are not eligible for the Low Income Subsidy and have out-of-pocket drug costs of 5% or more of their annual household income.

Rituxan (rituximab)

Drug company: Genentech
866-422-2377

Rituxan is a CD20-directed cytolytic antibody used for the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Genentech offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Rituxan:

Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card

The program ensures a $25 copay for privately insured patients, with up to $25,000 provided annually, and has no income requirements for participation.

Genentech Access to Care Foundation

This foundation provides Rituxan free of charge to uninsured and underinsured patients whose household income is less than $100,000. Rituxan is also provided free of charge for patients whose household income is less than $150,000 and whose out-of-pocket prescription costs exceed 5% of their income (regardless of insurance).

Treanda (bendamustine)

Drug company: Teva
888-587-3263

Treanda is an alkylating drug used for the treatment of patients with indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma that progressed during or within 6 months of treatment with rituximab or a rituximab-containing therapy.

Teva offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Treanda:

Teva Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program

Patients without prescription drug coverage who meet specific financial criteria may receive Treanda for free. The patient’s annual income must not exceed $60,300 for 1 person, $81,200 for 2 people, $102,100 for 3 people, $123,000 for 4 people, or $143,900 for 5 people.

Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)

Drug company: Kite Pharma
844-454-5483

Yescarta is a CD19-directed genetically modified CAR T-cell immunotherapy used, after 2 or more lines of systemic therapies, for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma, including primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma or high-grade B-cell lymphoma.

Kite Pharma offers 1 patient assistance program for patients using Yescarta:

Kite Konnect

This program helps patients and healthcare teams throughout treatment with Yescarta. (For more information call 844-454-5483.)

Zolinza (vorinostat)

Drug company: Merck
800-727-5400

Zolinza is a histone deacetylase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (a type of NHL), that is progressive, persistent, or recurrent with or after 2 systemic therapies.

Merck offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Zolinza:

Merck Patient Assistance Program

Uninsured patients who cannot afford to pay for Zolinza and have a household income of $48,240 or less for individuals, $64,960 or less for couples, or $98,400 or less for a family of 4, may qualify to receive their medication for free.

Zydelig (idelalisib)

Drug company: Gilead
844-622-2377

Zydelig is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with small lymphocytic lymphoma (a type of NHL).

Zydelig AccessConnect offers 3 financial assistance programs for patients using Zydelig:

Zydelig AccessConnect Copay Coupon Card

Patients with private insurance and copays above $5 are eligible for this program. With the Copay Coupon Card, patients will pay only the first $5 per prescription fill of Zydelig.

The maximum benefit allowed is 25% of the catalog price for a 12-month supply of Zydelig.

Zydelig QuickStart Program

The Zydelig QuickStart Program gives eligible patients who have an insurance coverage delay of more than 5 business days quick access to a free, 1-time, 30-day supply of Zydelig.

Zydelig AccessConnect Patient Assistance Program

Patients with no insurance or those who have been denied coverage may be eligible to receive Zydelig free of charge through this program. Eligible patients must meet certain financial criteria.

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL, a Subtype of NHL)

Rituxan Hycela (rituximab/­hyaluronidase human) Injection

Drug Company: Genentech
866-422-2377

Rituxan Hycela is a combination of rituximab (a CD20-directed cytolytic antibody) and hyaluronidase human (an endoglycosidase) used for the treatment of patients with untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLCBL), in combination with chemotherapy with the CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone) regimen, or with other anthracycline-based chemotherapy regimen.

Genentech offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Rituxan Hycela:

Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card

Patients with private insurance will pay just a $25 copay per prescription of Rituxan Hycela, with an annual benefit limit of $25,000. Retroactive requests for assistance will be honored if the prescription was filled within 120 days before enrollment in this program.

Genentech Access to Care Foundation

The foundation provides Rituxan Hycela free of charge to uninsured and underinsured patients whose household income is less than $100,000, and for patients whose household income is less than $150,000 and their out-of-pocket prescription costs exceed 5% of their income (regardless of insurance).

Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)

Drug company: Kite Pharma
844-454-5483

Yescarta is a CD19-directed genetically modified CAR T-cell immunotherapy used, after 2 or more lines of systemic therapies, for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) not otherwise specified, or DLBCL arising from follicular lymphoma.

Kite Pharma offers 1 patient assistance program for patients using Yescarta:

Kite Konnect

This program helps patients and healthcare teams throughout treatment with Yescarta. (For more information call 844-454-5483.)

Follicular Lymphoma (a Subtype of NHL)

Aliqopa (copanlisib) for Injection

Drug company: Bayer
833-254-7672

Aliqopa is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma who have received at least 2 systemic therapies.

Aliqopa Resource Connections offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Aliqopa:

Aliqopa $0 Co-Pay Program

This program allows patients with private insurance to pay $0 copay for Aliqopa, with a yearly savings of up to $25,000.

Aliqopa Resource Connections Patient Assistance Program

For eligible patients who are uninsured or underinsured, this program provides Aliqopa at no cost.

Gazyva (obinutuzumab)

Drug company: Genentech
866-422-2377

Gazyva is a CD20-directed cytolytic antibody used, in combination with bendamustine followed by Gazyva alone, for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma whose disease relapsed after, or is refractory to, a rituximab-containing regimen; and in combination with chemotherapy followed by Gazyva alone in patients achieving a partial remission, for adults with previously untreated advanced (stage II bulky, III, or IV) follicular lymphoma.

Genentech offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Gazyva:

Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card

The program ensures a $25 copay for privately insured patients, with up to $25,000 provided annually, and has no income requirements for participation.

Genentech Access to Care Foundation

This foundation provides Gazyva free of charge to uninsured and underinsured patients whose household income is less than $100,000. Gazyva is also provided free of charge for patients whose annual household income is less than $150,000 and whose out-of-pocket prescription costs exceed 5% of their income (regardless of insurance).

Rituxan Hycela (rituximab/hyaluronidase human) Injection

Drug Company: Genentech
866-422-2377

Rituxan Hycela is a combination of rituximab (a CD20-directed cytolytic antibody) and hyaluronidase human (an endoglycosidase) used for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma as a single agent; for patients with untreated follicular lymphoma, in combination with first-line chemotherapy; and for patients achieving a complete or partial response to rituximab and chemotherapy, as a single-drug maintenance therapy. Rituxan Hycela is also used, as a single medication, for the treatment of patients with nonprogressing or stable follicular lymphoma after first-line chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and prednisone.

Genentech offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Rituxan Hycela:

Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card

Patients with private insurance will pay just a $25 copay per prescription or infusion, with an annual benefit limit of $25,000. Retroactive requests for assistance will be honored if the prescription fill occurred within 120 days prior to enrollment in this program.

Genentech Access to Care Foundation

The foundation provides Rituxan Hycela free of charge to uninsured and underinsured patients whose household income is less than $100,000. Rituxan Hycela is also provided free of charge for patients whose household income is less than $150,000 and their out-of-pocket prescription costs exceed 5% of their income (regardless of insurance).

Zevalin (ibritumomab tiuxetan)

Drug company: Spectrum
888-537-8277

Zevalin is a CD20-directed radiotherapeutic antibody used for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory, low-grade or follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or patients with untreated follicular lymphoma who achieve a partial or complete response to first-line chemotherapy.

Spectrum Therapy Access Resources (STAR) offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Zevalin:

STAR Patient Assistance Program

This patient assistance program provides Zevalin free of charge to enrolled patients who meet the income, insurance, and citizenship or residency eligibility criteria.

STAR Co-pay Assistance

STAR offers financial assistance to privately insured patients who apply for assistance and receive approval prior to outpatient therapy.

Zydelig (idelalisib)

Drug company: Gilead
844-622-2377

Zydelig is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Zydelig AccessConnect offers 3 financial assistance programs for patients using Zydelig:

Zydelig AccessConnect Copay Coupon Card

Patients with private insurance and copays above $5 are eligible for this program. With the Copay Coupon Card, patients will pay only the first $5 per prescription fill of Zydelig. The maximum benefit allowed is 25% of the catalog price for a 12-month supply of Zydelig.

Zydelig AccessConnect Patient Assistance Program

Patients with no insurance or those who have been denied coverage may be eligible to receive Zydelig free of charge through this program. Eligible patients must meet certain financial criteria.

Zydelig QuickStart Program

The Zydelig QuickStart Program gives eligible patients who have an insurance coverage delay of more than 5 business days quick access to a free, one-time, 30-day supply of Zydelig.

Mantle-Cell Lymphoma (a Subtype of NHL)

Calquence (acalabrutinib) Capsules

Drug company: AstraZeneca
844-275-2360

Calquence is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of adults with mantle-cell lymphoma who have received at least 1 previous therapy.

AstraZeneca Access 360 offers 1 financial assistance program for patients using Calquence:

Access 360 Calquence Patient Savings Program

Eligible patients who have private insurance will pay $0 per month and may have access to up to $26,000 annually to assist with the out-of-pocket prescription costs associated with Calquence.

Imbruvica (ibrutinib)

Drug company: Pharmacyclics
877-877-3536

Imbruvica is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of adults with mantle-cell lymphoma, after at least 1 previous therapy.

Pharmacyclics’ You&i Support Program offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Imbruvica:

You&i Instant Savings Program

Patients with private insurance will pay no more than $10 monthly for Imbruvica. Eligible patients may qualify for instant savings on their commercial insurance copay, deductible, and coinsurance medication costs for Imbruvica.

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

This program provides Imbruvica free of charge to patients who meet certain financial limits and are either uninsured, underinsured, or enrolled in Medicare Part D.

Revlimid (lenalidomide)

Drug company: Celgene
800-931-8691

Revlimid is a thalidomide analog used for the treatment of patients with mantle-cell lymphoma whose disease has relapsed or progressed after 2 therapies, one of which was bortezomib.

Celgene Patient Support offers 3 financial assistance programs for patients using Revlimid:

Celgene Commercial Co-pay Program

This program reduces the copay for Revlimid to $25 or less for patients who have private insurance and an annual household income of up to $100,000.

Celgene Patient Assistance Program

Patients with no insurance or not enough insurance to cover their medication, who meet certain financial criteria may be able to receive Revlimid for free.

Celgene Patient Support

This program connects patients with public insurance to outside resources that may help with the cost of copays, deductibles, and insurance premiums.

Velcade (bortezomib)

Drug company: Takeda Oncology
866-835-2233

Velcade is a proteasome inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with mantle-cell lymphoma.

Takeda Oncology offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Velcade:

Velcade Reimbursement Assistance Program

For patients with Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance, this program will help find supplemental coverage if needed and provide assistance with copays.

Velcade Patient Assistance Program

Patients without insurance coverage may qualify to receive Velcade free of charge through this program. Patient eligibility is based on household income, treatment setting, and medically appropriate need.

Marginal-Zone Lymphoma (a Subtype of NHL)

Imbruvica (ibrutinib)

Drug company: Pharmacyclics
877-877-3536

Imbruvica is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of marginal-zone lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, in patients who require systemic therapy and have received at least 1 previous anti-CD20–based therapy.

Pharmacyclics’ You&i Support Program offers 2 financial assistance programs for patients using Imbruvica:

You&i Instant Savings Program

Patients with private insurance will pay no more than $10 monthly for Imbruvica. Eligible patients may qualify for instant savings on their commercial insurance copay, deductible, and coinsurance medication costs for Imbruvica.

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

This program provides Imbruvica free of charge to patients who meet certain financial limits and are either uninsured, underinsured, or enrolled in Medicare Part D.

Table. Drugs Prescribed for Lymphoma

Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Drug name (generic name)
  • Drug company
  • Indication
  • Patient support services
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
  • Drug name (generic name)
  • Drug company
  • Indication
  • Patient support services
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Bendeka (bendamustine hydrochloride)
  • Drug company
  • Teva
  • Indication
  • Indolent B-cell NHL progressing during or within 6 months of rituximab treatment or rituximab-containing regimen
  • Patient support services
  • Teva Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program
    877-237-4881
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Mozobil (plerixafor)
  • Drug company
  • Sanofi
  • Indication
  • NHL, in combination with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
  • Patient support services
  • Sanofi Patient Assistance Connection
    888-847-4877
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Treanda (bendamustine)
  • Drug company
  • Teva
  • Indication
  • Indolent B-cell NHL that progressed during or within 6 months of rituximab treatment or rituximab-containing regimen
  • Patient support services
  • Teva Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program
    877-237-4881
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)
  • Drug company
  • Kite Pharma
  • Indication
  • Relapsed or refractory primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (a type of NHL), after at least 2 systemic therapies

    Relapsed or refrac­tory high-grade B-cell lymphoma (a type of NHL), after at least 2 systemic therapies
  • Patient support services
  • Kite Konnect
    844-454-5483
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Zolinza (vorinostat)
  • Drug company
  • Merck
  • Indication
  • Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (a type of NHL) that is progressive, persistent, or recurrent with or after 2 systemic therapies Merck Patient
  • Patient support services
  • Assistance Program
    800-727-5400
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
  • Drug name (generic name)
  • Drug company
  • Indication
  • Patient support services
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)
  • Drug company
  • Kite Pharma
  • Indication
  • Relapsed or refractory DLBCL not otherwise specified, after at least 2 systemic therapies

    Relapsed or refractory DLBCL arising from follicular lymphoma, after at least 2 systemic therapies
  • Patient support services
  • Kite Konnect
    844-454-5483
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Gazyva (obinutuzumab)
  • Drug company
  • Genentech
  • Indication
  • Follicular lymphoma, in combination with bendamustine followed by Gazyva alone, in patients whose disease relapsed after, or is refractory to, a rituximab-containing regimen

    Follicular lymphoma, in combination with chemotherapy followed by Gazyva alone in patients achieving a partial remission, for adults with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma
  • Patient support services
  • Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card
    855-692-6729

    Genentech Access to Care Foundation
    866-422-2377
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Rituxan Hycela (rituximab/hyaluronidase human) Injection
  • Drug company
  • Genentech
  • Indication
  • Relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma, as a single drug

    Untreated follicular lymphoma, in combination with first-line chemotherapy

    Maintenance therapy of follicular lymphoma, as a single drug, in patients with complete or partial response to rituximab plus chemotherapy

    Nonprogressing or stable follicular lymphoma, after first-line chemotherapy
  • Patient support services
  • Genentech Bio­Oncology Co-pay Card
    855-692-6729

    Genentech Access to Care Foundation
    866-422-2377
Mantle-Cell Lymphoma
  • Drug name (generic name)
  • Drug company
  • Indication
  • Patient support services
    Drug name (generic name)
  • Calquence (acalabrutinib) Capsules
  • Drug company
  • AstraZeneca
  • Indication
  • Adults with mantle-cell lymphoma, after at least 1 therapy
  • Patient support services
  • Access 360 Calquence Patient Savings Program
    844-275-2360
Marginal-Zone Lymphoma
  • Drug name (generic name)
  • Drug company
  • Indication
  • Patient support services
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