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Financial Support

Avoiding the Financial Toxicity of Cancer
Financial Support
Duane Cross tackles the financial aspects of cancer, from out-of-pocket expenses to life insurance policies, focusing on financial toxicity and how to deal with it.
Finding Financial Help When You Need It Most: Meet the PAN Foundation
Financial SupportPatient Advocacy
Ayesha Azam, VP of Medical Affairs at the Patient Access Network Foundation, explains the different ways that this organization provides financial assistance and grants for nearly 70 different medical conditions, including cancers and rare diseases. Find out if you qualify for financial support.
Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations by Cancer Type
Financial Support
This directory lists the Financial Assistance Programs, available to patients with cancer, organized by specific cancer type.
Foundations & Nonprofit Organizations Directory
Financial Support
The following Government Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations provide financial assistance for patients with cancer.
Introduction: Get Help Paying for Your Cancer Treatment
Financial SupportIssue Introductions
This Fifth Annual Guide is provided to you by CONQUER magazine, to help you and your providers, especially your nurse navigator, become more aware of the many financial support services that may be able to help you to receive the best treatment you need and relieve you of the associated financial worries.
Financial Toxicity Resources
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Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., and Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. share advice on how patients with cancer can avoid financial toxicity, as well as resources for those experiencing it.
Options for Patients with Cancer Appealing Insurance Decisions
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If a cancer patient's insurance company declines coverage of a specific treatment or drug, the denial can be appealed internally or it can be taken to an external medical review.
Health Insurance Options for Patients with Cancer
Financial Support
Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. shares health insurance options for patients with cancer who do not have employer-sponsored insurance.
Supporting Families with the KM3 Project
Financial SupportHero of HopeSupport Services
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
Addressing the Cost of Cancer Care with Your Doctor
Financial Support
Cancer treatments today come with a steep price tag. Many patients are not aware of the financial support options available from many drug companies and nonprofit organizations. Don’t hesitate to ask your care team for help if cost is an issue for you.
Employment and Financial Issues After Cancer Diagnosis
Financial Support
Patients should prioritize their debts and expenses. Keep in mind that many facilities and medical providers will negotiate decreases or set up a payment plan.
There’s No Place Like Home: How a Visit to the United States Saved My Life
Financial SupportLeukemiaPatient Stories
Martin Miralda was fresh out of college when a short visit to the United States helped to save his life after he was diagnosed with leukemia. Despite his lacking health insurance as a non-resident, he received superior medical care through “Charity Care,” a service that covers necessary hospitalization for uninsured people in the country and is available in several states.
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