Posts tagged “Resources”

Financial Assistance Resources For Cancer Patients

by Jane Ashley

Perhaps you’ve never heard the term – financial toxicity – the National Cancer Institute defines it as the problems a patient encounters due to the cost of medical care. Cancer patients are two to three times more likely to file bankruptcy as healthy people.

Financial Toxicity

Why? Even with insurance, the cost of cancer care, along with related expenses, is beyond what anyone expects. Until we’ve received our first bill, we have no idea what cancer care costs.

Health Insurance – Does It Protect A Family?

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Cancer Resources (Part 2)

by bnmcnabb

More Resources For People With Cancer

Here are a few more cancer resources for patients and caregivers that you may not know about. Some include places to find information on your cancer, clinical trials, help with prescription medications, information on chemotherapy and radiation, rides to treatment, help with palliative care, and ways to get connected with others who have your same type of cancer.

1. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc.

Website: www.acscan.org

An advocacy organization and...

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20 Cancer Resources (Part 1)

by bnmcnabb

Where To Go For Online Cancer Resources

Here are a few basic cancer resources for patients and caregivers that you may not know about. Some include places to find information on your cancer, clinical trials, help with prescription medications, information on chemotherapy and radiation, rides to treatment, help with palliative care, and ways to get connected with others who have your same type of cancer. 

1. American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery Program

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