American Cancer Society (ACS) This is a nationwide organization with local “chapters” in every state.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) – Coordinates and has details on cancer related trials. 1-888-624-1937 http://cancer.gov
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge – Provides a “home away from home” for individuals with cancer and their families. 1-800-227-2345 http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/hopelodge/index
CancerCare – Provides financial assistance to cover the cost of treatment for cancer patients. 1-800-813-4673 http://www.cancercare.org/financial
American Breast Cancer Foundation – Provides financial assistance to uninsured women and men for breast cancer screenings and diagnostic tests. 1-877-323-4226 http://www.abcf.org
Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research – Provides financial assistance for individuals with pancreatic cancer who are on Medicaid or eligible for Medicaid. Liquid assets must be at or below $15,000. 1-800-813-4673http://www.pancreatic.org/
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Patient Financial Aid – Offers financial assistance for individuals with leukemia or other forms of blood cancer. 1-800-955-4572, or click here.
Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation – Organization provides financial assistance to cover treatment costs for women with ovarian cancer. http://mfocf.com