Patient Resources

Patient Resource

Where information equals hope. Directory of organizations that offer financial assistance to people affected by cancer.

Dollar For

Advocating for patients to eliminate medical debt.

Leukemia Research Foundation

Assistance for patients with a blood cancer diagnosis. Must live in the state of Illinois or within 100 miles of Chicago.

Cancer Care

Financial assistance for cancer-related costs and co-pays, and professional oncology social workers can help you find additional resources.

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

CFAC is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challenges.

HealthWell Foundation

Financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums and other selected out-of-pocket health care costs.

Family Reach

Family Reach is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to removing the financial barriers standing between a cancer patient and their treatment. Loss of income, out-of-pocket expenses, and socioeconomic factors create disparities in the financial burdens families face. Family Reach delivers financial education, financial coaching, resource navigation, and emergency relief funds to patients and caregivers facing a cancer diagnosis so no family has to choose between their health and their home.

Angel Foundation

The Angel Foundation Emergency Financial Assistance program provides financial support to adults in active treatment for cancer, living in or treated in the seven-county Twin Cities area (seven-county metro area of Minnesota). This program assists with non-medical basic needs such as groceries, gas, utilities and housing payments. The Facing Cancer Together program gives parents and caregivers the tools they need to parent through cancer. Kid-friendly activities provide education, emotional support and social experiences for the entire family.

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

(as it relates to potential development of Leukemia) Please see additional information listed within the articles and info tab.

The Mesothelioma Veterans Center provides information about treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits to veterans suffering from asbestos-related illnesses. They’ve had the honor of helping hundreds of veterans pursue compensation after developing mesothelioma or asbestos-related lung cancer from their asbestos exposure in the military.

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