pharmaceutical assistance — find assistance by type

Cancer is an expensive illness, and it is often a challenge to keep up with the additional costs you may experience after being diagnosed. Check with the organizations below to see if financial assistance is currently available and about the types of assistance that they offer.

You should also discuss financial concerns with your health care team (doctor, nurse, social worker) and billing department/business office of your medical facility to see if any other assistance is available.

national organizations

Any Cancer Diagnosis (11 Organizations)
American Cancer Society
Focuses on cancer research, education and advocacy. ACS also provides patient and family services, which vary by locality, and referrals for financial assistance. Some local offices may provide transportation assistance, temporary lodging through Hope Lodges, wigs, or prescription assistance. Call to find a chapter location in your area.
800-227-2345
866-228-4327 TTY
404-315-9348 FAX 
250 Williams Street
Atlanta, GA 30303 
 www.cancer.org
Cancer Liaison Program
Answers questions from patients, their friends and family members, and patient advocates about treatments for cancer and other conditions. The program also provides information on gaining access to drugs in development.
888-463-6332
301-443-4555 FAX 
Office of Special Health Issues
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, HF-12, Room 9-49
Rockville, MD 20857 
 www.fda.gov/oashi/cancer/cancer.html
oshi@oc.fda.gov
CancerCare
National nonprofit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones and the bereaved. CancerCare's programs - including counseling, education, and practical help - are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge. CancerCare also provides limited financial grants to eligible individuals and families for transportation, home care, child care and pain medication. Assistance is also provided for breast cancer patients who need help with the costs of oral medications and lymphedema supplies.
800-813-4673
212-712-8495 FAX 
275 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10001 
 www.cancercare.org
info@cancercare.org
Marti Nelson Cancer Foundation
A nonprofit organization that works to make experimental cancer drugs available on a "compassionate access" basis. Compassionate access is a way for people with life-threatening illnesses who have already tried every available treatment to use promising new drugs while they are still being tested. People in this situation often join a clinical trial, which is the official route to using medications before they are approved by the FDA.
530-756-0291 1520 East Covell Blvd., B 5103
Davis, CA 95616 
 www.canceractionnow.org
info@canceractionnow.org
MedbankUS
Provides prescription drug discount cards that allow patients with little or no prescription drug coverage to save 15% to 40% on name-brand and generic prescription drugs.
877-435-7755
410-821-9265 FAX 
  www.medbankus.org
National Children's Cancer Society
Works to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and promotes children's health through advocacy, support services, education, and financial and in-kind assistance.
314-241-1600
314-241-1996 FAX 
1 S. Memorial Drive, Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63102 
 www.nationalchildrenscancersociety.com
NeedyMeds
Helps patients without prescription coverage by providing information about patient assistance programs that provide prescription medications at no cost.

419-858-7221 FAX 
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 1930 
 www.needymeds.org
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Matches patients to programs offering free or low-cost prescription medicines. Through its toll-free number and website, PPARX offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
1-888-477-2669 1100 15th St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20005 
 www.pparx.org
Patient Advocate Foundation
Our mission is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. We assist patients with: Medical Debt Crisis Insurance Access Issues Job Retention Issues
800-532-5274
(757) 873-8999 FAX 
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666 
 www.patientadvocate.org
Rx Outreach
A patient assistance program that provides affordable medicines for those who qualify financially. Provides 90-day supplies of prescription medications for $20, $30, or $40, regardless of the number of pills your doctor prescribes per day. Help is available to people regardless of age or whether they use another discount medicine program or patient assistance program.
800-769-3880 P.O. Box 66536
Saint Louis, MO 63166 
 www.rxoutreach.com
rxoutreach@express-scripts.com
Together Rx Access
Helps legal U.S. residents who are not eligible for Medicare, do not have drug coverage, and are within certain income levels to save approximately 25% to 40% on brand-name and generic prescription drugs.
800-444-4106 P.O. Box 9426
Wilmington, DE 19809 
 www.togetherrxaccess.com
Bladder Cancer (1 Organizations)
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Offers education, advocacy and research for the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders. NORD helps uninsured and underinsured individuals secure life-saving or life-sustaining medications. It also offers co-payment assistance to patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Covered conditions may change. Please call or visit website for updates.
800-999-6673
203-798-2291 FAX 
55 Kenosia Ave.
P.O. Box 1968
Danbury, CT 6813 
 www.rarediseases.org
orphan@rarediseases.org
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers (2 Organizations)
Be The Match
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Be the Match serves patients in need of a life-saving bone marrow or cord blood cell transplant. Funds are available for co-payments and insurance premiums, unrelated donor searches, and out-of-pocket expenses, such as lodging, food and transportation, following a transplant. Grant applications are only accepted through qualified NMDP-affiliated center personnel.
800-627-7692 3001 Broadway St., N.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 
 www.marrow.org
patientinfo@nmdp.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Breast Cancer (3 Organizations)
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Carcinoid Tumors (1 Organizations)
Healthwell Foundation
Addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance premiums, co-payments, co-insurance, and other out-of-pocket health care costs. The Foundation offers assistance only for specific diagnoses, carcinoid tumors, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, metastatic melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and also chemotherapy-induced anemia and neutropenia. Please call or check website for an updated list of covered conditions.
800-675-8416
800-282-7692 FAX 
9801 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
 www.healthwellfoundation.org
info@healthwellfoundation.org
Colorectal Cancer (4 Organizations)
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
Provides co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured individuals who are covered by private insurance, an employer-sponsored health plan, Medicare Part D, or Medicare Advantage. Household income must be at or within 400% of the U.S. poverty guidelines for people residing and getting treatment in the United States or its territories. Must be a U.S. citizen or valid resident alien. Covered conditions may change. Call or consult the website for updated information.
866-552-6729 275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001 
 www.cancercarecopay.org
info@cancercarecopay.org
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
Healthwell Foundation
Addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance premiums, co-payments, co-insurance, and other out-of-pocket health care costs. The Foundation offers assistance only for specific diagnoses, carcinoid tumors, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, metastatic melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and also chemotherapy-induced anemia and neutropenia. Please call or check website for an updated list of covered conditions.
800-675-8416
800-282-7692 FAX 
9801 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
 www.healthwellfoundation.org
info@healthwellfoundation.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) (1 Organizations)
Patient Services, Inc.
Assists patients in locating health insurance policies. PSI provides health insurance premium assistance (including COBRA) and co-payment assistance (including helping satisfy Medicare Part D true-out-of-pocket). Offers assistance with the following conditions: bone metastases, chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). Call or check website for full list of covered conditions.
800-366-7741
804-744-5407 FAX 
P.O. Box 1602
Midlothian, VA 23113 
 www.uneedpsi.org
uneedpsi@uneedpsi.org
Head and Neck Cancer (1 Organizations)
Healthwell Foundation
Addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance premiums, co-payments, co-insurance, and other out-of-pocket health care costs. The Foundation offers assistance only for specific diagnoses, carcinoid tumors, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, metastatic melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and also chemotherapy-induced anemia and neutropenia. Please call or check website for an updated list of covered conditions.
800-675-8416
800-282-7692 FAX 
9801 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
 www.healthwellfoundation.org
info@healthwellfoundation.org
Kidney and Renal Cell Cancer (3 Organizations)
Healthwell Foundation
Addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance premiums, co-payments, co-insurance, and other out-of-pocket health care costs. The Foundation offers assistance only for specific diagnoses, carcinoid tumors, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, metastatic melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and also chemotherapy-induced anemia and neutropenia. Please call or check website for an updated list of covered conditions.
800-675-8416
800-282-7692 FAX 
9801 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
 www.healthwellfoundation.org
info@healthwellfoundation.org
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Offers education, advocacy and research for the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders. NORD helps uninsured and underinsured individuals secure life-saving or life-sustaining medications. It also offers co-payment assistance to patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Covered conditions may change. Please call or visit website for updates.
800-999-6673
203-798-2291 FAX 
55 Kenosia Ave.
P.O. Box 1968
Danbury, CT 6813 
 www.rarediseases.org
orphan@rarediseases.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Leukemia (5 Organizations)
Be The Match
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Be the Match serves patients in need of a life-saving bone marrow or cord blood cell transplant. Funds are available for co-payments and insurance premiums, unrelated donor searches, and out-of-pocket expenses, such as lodging, food and transportation, following a transplant. Grant applications are only accepted through qualified NMDP-affiliated center personnel.
800-627-7692 3001 Broadway St., N.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 
 www.marrow.org
patientinfo@nmdp.org
National Leukemia Research Association
Provides financial assistance to leukemia patients of all ages for x-ray therapy, chemotherapy, and leukemia drugs, as well as for laboratory fees associated with leukemia.
516-222-1944
516-222-0457 FAX 
585 Steward Ave., Suite 18
Garden City, NY 11530 
 www.childrensleukemia.org
info@childrensleukemia.org
Patient Services, Inc.
Assists patients in locating health insurance policies. PSI provides health insurance premium assistance (including COBRA) and co-payment assistance (including helping satisfy Medicare Part D true-out-of-pocket). Offers assistance with the following conditions: bone metastases, chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). Call or check website for full list of covered conditions.
800-366-7741
804-744-5407 FAX 
P.O. Box 1602
Midlothian, VA 23113 
 www.uneedpsi.org
uneedpsi@uneedpsi.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
800-955-4572
914-949-6691 FAX 
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Co-Pay Assistance Program
Helps patients meet their health insurance, Medicare Part B or D, Medicare Supplement, or Medicare Advantage premiums or co-payment obligations. Household income must be at or within 500% of the U.S. federal poverty guidelines as adjusted by the cost of living index for people living in the United States and Puerto Rico. Check website for a list of covered diagnoses. To apply or obtain more information about the Co-Pay Assistance Program, please call 1-877-557-2672 to speak with a Co-Pay Specialist who will provide personalized service through the application process. You may also email your request for a Co-Pay Specialist to contact you regarding the program at copay@lls.org.
877-557-2672
877-267-2932 FAX 
P.O. Box 12268
Newport News, VA 23612 
 www.lls.org/copay
copay@lls.org
Liver Cancer (1 Organizations)
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
Lung Cancer (3 Organizations)
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Lymphoma (7 Organizations)
Be The Match
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Be the Match serves patients in need of a life-saving bone marrow or cord blood cell transplant. Funds are available for co-payments and insurance premiums, unrelated donor searches, and out-of-pocket expenses, such as lodging, food and transportation, following a transplant. Grant applications are only accepted through qualified NMDP-affiliated center personnel.
800-627-7692 3001 Broadway St., N.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 
 www.marrow.org
patientinfo@nmdp.org
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Offers education, advocacy and research for the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders. NORD helps uninsured and underinsured individuals secure life-saving or life-sustaining medications. It also offers co-payment assistance to patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Covered conditions may change. Please call or visit website for updates.
800-999-6673
203-798-2291 FAX 
55 Kenosia Ave.
P.O. Box 1968
Danbury, CT 6813 
 www.rarediseases.org
orphan@rarediseases.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Patient Services, Inc.
Assists patients in locating health insurance policies. PSI provides health insurance premium assistance (including COBRA) and co-payment assistance (including helping satisfy Medicare Part D true-out-of-pocket). Offers assistance with the following conditions: bone metastases, chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). Call or check website for full list of covered conditions.
800-366-7741
804-744-5407 FAX 
P.O. Box 1602
Midlothian, VA 23113 
 www.uneedpsi.org
uneedpsi@uneedpsi.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
800-955-4572
914-949-6691 FAX 
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Co-Pay Assistance Program
Helps patients meet their health insurance, Medicare Part B or D, Medicare Supplement, or Medicare Advantage premiums or co-payment obligations. Household income must be at or within 500% of the U.S. federal poverty guidelines as adjusted by the cost of living index for people living in the United States and Puerto Rico. Check website for a list of covered diagnoses. To apply or obtain more information about the Co-Pay Assistance Program, please call 1-877-557-2672 to speak with a Co-Pay Specialist who will provide personalized service through the application process. You may also email your request for a Co-Pay Specialist to contact you regarding the program at copay@lls.org.
877-557-2672
877-267-2932 FAX 
P.O. Box 12268
Newport News, VA 23612 
 www.lls.org/copay
copay@lls.org
Multiple Myeloma (7 Organizations)
Be The Match
Operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Be the Match serves patients in need of a life-saving bone marrow or cord blood cell transplant. Funds are available for co-payments and insurance premiums, unrelated donor searches, and out-of-pocket expenses, such as lodging, food and transportation, following a transplant. Grant applications are only accepted through qualified NMDP-affiliated center personnel.
800-627-7692 3001 Broadway St., N.E., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413 
 www.marrow.org
patientinfo@nmdp.org
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Offers education, advocacy and research for the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders. NORD helps uninsured and underinsured individuals secure life-saving or life-sustaining medications. It also offers co-payment assistance to patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Covered conditions may change. Please call or visit website for updates.
800-999-6673
203-798-2291 FAX 
55 Kenosia Ave.
P.O. Box 1968
Danbury, CT 6813 
 www.rarediseases.org
orphan@rarediseases.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
800-955-4572
914-949-6691 FAX 
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Co-Pay Assistance Program
Helps patients meet their health insurance, Medicare Part B or D, Medicare Supplement, or Medicare Advantage premiums or co-payment obligations. Household income must be at or within 500% of the U.S. federal poverty guidelines as adjusted by the cost of living index for people living in the United States and Puerto Rico. Check website for a list of covered diagnoses. To apply or obtain more information about the Co-Pay Assistance Program, please call 1-877-557-2672 to speak with a Co-Pay Specialist who will provide personalized service through the application process. You may also email your request for a Co-Pay Specialist to contact you regarding the program at copay@lls.org.
877-557-2672
877-267-2932 FAX 
P.O. Box 12268
Newport News, VA 23612 
 www.lls.org/copay
copay@lls.org
Pancreatic Cancer (4 Organizations)
Chronic Disease Fund, Inc.
Chronic Disease Fund (CDF) is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2003. CDF provides financial assistance to underinsured patients diagnosed with chronic or life-altering disease that requires the use of specialty therapeutics. CDF offers assistance for the following cancer-related diagnoses: breast cancer, chronic iron overload, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, non-small lung cancer, pancreatic cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
877-968-7233
214-975-1114 FAX 
10880 John W. Elliot Drive, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034 
 www.cdfund.org
Healthwell Foundation
Addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance premiums, co-payments, co-insurance, and other out-of-pocket health care costs. The Foundation offers assistance only for specific diagnoses, carcinoid tumors, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, metastatic melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and also chemotherapy-induced anemia and neutropenia. Please call or check website for an updated list of covered conditions.
800-675-8416
800-282-7692 FAX 
9801 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 
 www.healthwellfoundation.org
info@healthwellfoundation.org
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation (PANF) provides co-payment assistance to patients who have insurance, but lack the means to pay for out-of-pocket costs for their medications or infusions. PANF includes coverage for 21 disease funds, including 10 oncology and related illnesses: anaplastic large cell lymphoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, bone metastases, chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, colorectal cancer, cutaneous T-Cell lymphoma (CTCL), Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma, myelodsyplastic syndrome (MDS), non-Hodgkin lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Please call or visit website for updates.
866-316-7263 PO Box 221858
Charlotte, NC 28222 
 www.panfoundation.org
contact@panfoundation.org
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Pediatric Cancer (1 Organizations)
National Children's Cancer Society
Works to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and promotes children's health through advocacy, support services, education, and financial and in-kind assistance.
314-241-1600
314-241-1996 FAX 
1 S. Memorial Drive, Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63102 
 www.nationalchildrenscancersociety.com
Prostate Cancer (1 Organizations)
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org
Sarcoma (1 Organizations)
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured patients (including Medicare Part D beneficiaries) who qualify financially and medically. See website for list of covered cancer diagnoses.
866-512-3861
757-952-0119 FAX 
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606 
 www.copays.org

 

regional organizations

In California
Any Cancer Diagnosis (4 Organizations)
Beckstrand Cancer Foundation
Provides advocacy, counseling, and financial assistance to cancer patients and their families who live in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. A referral from an oncologist or social worker is required.
949-955-0099
949-955-0070 FAX 
20341 Birch St., Suite 310
Newport Beach, CA 92660 
 www.beckstrand.org
Desert Cancer Foundation
Offers financial assistance to people with cancer in the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities who are going through cancer treatment. The foundation helps patients find and pay for medical treatment.
760-773-6554
760-773-6532 FAX 
45480 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260 
 www.desertcancerfoundation.org
info@desertcancerfoundation.org
El Monte South Emergency Resources Association
Provides medical equipment, financial aid for non-medical expenses, prescription assistance, and limited meal delivery assistance to low-income residents of El Monte and South El Monte.
626-444-7269
626-442-7311 FAX 
2645 N. Lee Ave., Suite 6
South El Monte, CA 91733 
 
Women's Cancer Resource Center
Provides information and referral to community resources in English and Spanish, support groups, in-home support, psychotherapy, emergency financial support, and wellness workshops. The East Bay Breast Cancer Emergency Fund provides financial support of up to $600 to low income women who are actively in treatment for breast cancer and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The Lindy Fund provides financial support of up to $600 to low income individuals who are actively in treatment for all types of cancer (except breast) and living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. All referrals must be made by a social worker where patient receives treatment.
510-420-7900
510-420-7900 FAX 
5741 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609 
 www.wcrc.org
wcrc@wcrc.org
Breast Cancer (2 Organizations)
Breast Cancer Angels
Provides several programs for people with breast cancer living in Orange County. Monthly grants are available to help with prescription costs, rent, child care, food, utilities, transportation, co-payments, and hospice care. This organization also provides a scholarship for students who have a mother affected by breast cancer.
714-898-8900
714-898-8966 FAX 
5142 Bolsa Ave. 103
Huntington Beach, CA 92649 
 www.breastcancerangels.com
Circle of Hope, Inc.
Provides emotional and financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients who live in or receive treatment in Santa Clarita Valley. Assistance is granted to cover co-payments, insurance premiums, pharmacy expenses, and some medical expenses.
661-254-5218 P.O. Box 221461
Newhall, CA 91322 
 www.circleofhopeinc.org
Leukemia (7 Organizations)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Central California Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-960-2022
559-435-4873 FAX 
470 E. Herndon, Suite 102
Fresno, CA 93720 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
310-216-7600
310-216-1500 FAX 
6033 W. Century Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90045 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Sacramento Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-410-8170
916-348-7864 FAX 
4604 Roseville Road, Suite 100
North Highlands, CA 95660 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. The society also offers financial reimbursement for some medications, transportation and procedures for those in need. It also offers financial support towards the cost of co-pays for prescription drugs and/or insurance premiums through its Co-Pay Assistance Program. They award grants in the amount of $150 a year for patients in need.
415-625-1100
415-625-1155 FAX 
1390 Market St., Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94102 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Orange County Inland Empire Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
888-535-9300
714-881-0616 FAX 
2020 E. 1st St., Suite 120
Santa Ana, CA 92705 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - San Diego/Hawaii Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-215-1098
858-277-1748 FAX 
9150 Chesapeake Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
408-271-2873
408-271-2770 FAX 
675 N. First St., Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95112 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
Lymphoma (7 Organizations)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Central California Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-960-2022
559-435-4873 FAX 
470 E. Herndon, Suite 102
Fresno, CA 93720 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
310-216-7600
310-216-1500 FAX 
6033 W. Century Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90045 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Sacramento Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-410-8170
916-348-7864 FAX 
4604 Roseville Road, Suite 100
North Highlands, CA 95660 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. The society also offers financial reimbursement for some medications, transportation and procedures for those in need. It also offers financial support towards the cost of co-pays for prescription drugs and/or insurance premiums through its Co-Pay Assistance Program. They award grants in the amount of $150 a year for patients in need.
415-625-1100
415-625-1155 FAX 
1390 Market St., Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94102 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Orange County Inland Empire Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
888-535-9300
714-881-0616 FAX 
2020 E. 1st St., Suite 120
Santa Ana, CA 92705 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - San Diego/Hawaii Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-215-1098
858-277-1748 FAX 
9150 Chesapeake Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
408-271-2873
408-271-2770 FAX 
675 N. First St., Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95112 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
Multiple Myeloma (7 Organizations)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Central California Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-960-2022
559-435-4873 FAX 
470 E. Herndon, Suite 102
Fresno, CA 93720 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
310-216-7600
310-216-1500 FAX 
6033 W. Century Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90045 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater Sacramento Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-410-8170
916-348-7864 FAX 
4604 Roseville Road, Suite 100
North Highlands, CA 95660 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. The society also offers financial reimbursement for some medications, transportation and procedures for those in need. It also offers financial support towards the cost of co-pays for prescription drugs and/or insurance premiums through its Co-Pay Assistance Program. They award grants in the amount of $150 a year for patients in need.
415-625-1100
415-625-1155 FAX 
1390 Market St., Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94102 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Orange County Inland Empire Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
888-535-9300
714-881-0616 FAX 
2020 E. 1st St., Suite 120
Santa Ana, CA 92705 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - San Diego/Hawaii Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
800-215-1098
858-277-1748 FAX 
9150 Chesapeake Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay Area Chapter
Dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS offers a variety of services and programs in support of the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. Contact your local chapter to find out about possible sources of financial assistance, support services, educational programs and more. Find your chapter by calling 800-955-4572 Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time or by visiting www.LLS.org/chapterfind
408-271-2873
408-271-2770 FAX 
675 N. First St., Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95112 
 www.lls.org
info@lls.org
Prostate Cancer (1 Organizations)
IMPACT Program
Provides free prostate cancer treatment to Californian men with little or no health insurance. The program also helps prostate cancer patients find a doctor or hospital where they can receive treatment, and provides counseling to prostate cancer patients and their families.
800-409-8252
310-794-6789 FAX 
P.O. Box 957180
Los Angeles, CA 90095 
 www.california-impact.org
info@california-impact.org

 
 

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