Got Cancer? Broke? Really!

Source: Stupid Cancer Got cancer? Broke? Really! That’s a shocker. [sarcasm]. We’ve scoured the web to put together this list of resources below whose collective missions are to reduce the financial burden that a diagnosis of cancer can bring. Note: We try to keep this list as updated as possible. […]

Johnny’s Fund

Johnny’s Fund was established in 2013 through a generous donation by cancer survivor Betty Kniesche, Johnny Kniesche’s grandmother.  The fund provides financial support for young adults with cancer to incorporate integrative health and wellness services into their treatment plan. Offered by the Center for Integrative Health & Wellness at Marin […]

Debt Crisis: Coping with Cancer’s Financial Aftermath by Jeanne Erdmann

CURE December, 2013 Patients can negotiate medical debt and ask for assistance to pay down cost of cancer care. In 2010, while leading a focus group in Knoxville, Tenn., Joanne Buzaglo looked around the room and saw a group of people who appeared highly educated, well-dressed and comfortably middle class. […]

Manage Cancer

Source: ManageCancer.org General CancerFAC.org     A coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to help cancer patients experience better health and well-being by limiting financial challenges. You can search for specific types of assistance as well as resources available for specific types of cancer.   CancerCare.org     A national nonprofit, […]

Financial Services

Source: Livestrong Survivor Care A wide range of support services are available to help survivors who have specific needs, both during and after cancer fighting treatment. Support services may include help with air and ground transportation for medical care, emotional support, help with the process of returning to work or […]

Nancy’s List and Financial Resources for Cancer Patients

My name is Nancy Novack. I started Nancy’s List 10 years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission statement is “No one will ever go through cancer alone.” My initial project was to develop a comprehensive LIST of financial resources (thus, Nancy’s List). My list is BIG but certainly not complete. www.NancysList.org Go […]

Financial Assistance by CancerCare

CancerCare® provides limited financial assistance to people affected by cancer. As a nonprofit organization, funding depends on the sources of support we receive at any given time. If we do not currently have funding to assist you, our professional oncology social workers will always work to refer you to other financial […]

Financial Resources

By Cancer.Net The American Society of Clinical Oncology March 2012   The cost of medical treatment is among the many concerns you may have if you, a friend, or family member is diagnosed with cancer. Because bills and debt can add up quickly, people may want to seek financial help […]