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

Support Services

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 Drug

Support Services

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

Financial Support

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

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

Drug Companies Financial Assistance Programs Directory

2017 PSS Guide

These drug company programs are designed to help patients afford their cancer medications and other treatment-related programs. Patients should check the programs available for the drugs they use to see Read More