Directory of
Cancer Resources for
Advocacy and Support

  Outreach to the Underserved
 


Information Tools

General Sites

Common Cancer Types

Cancers A-Z

Childhood Cancers


Cancer Hotlines
American Cancer Society (24/7)
Spanish ~ 30 hours per week
1-800-227-2345

National Cancer Institute (CIS)
1-800-422-6237

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
1-800-433-0464


 

LOGISTICS
 
 
MEDICAL CARE
 
Physicians / Healthcare Team
ACS - choosing a doctor
ACS

Cancer.gov
Cancer.net - doctor database
Low cost clinic finder
OncoLink
Resource outline
 
Cancer Centers
ACS
ACS
CureSearch (children)
NCI
UICC (world)
U.S. News
 
Second opinions
CSCP
ACS
Cancer.net
OncoLink
 
 
 
MEDICINES
 
Programs for low-cost or free medicine
ACS
Association of Community Cancer Centers
Benefits CheckUp (Medicare)
Cancercare
Cancercare CoPay
Caring Voice Coalition
Center for Medicare Advocacy
Chronic Disease Fund
Healthwell Foundation
Leukemia and Lymophoma Society Co-Pay
Lymphoma Research Foundation
NeedyMeds
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Patient Access Network Foundation
Patient Advocate
Patient Services Incorporated
RXAssist

Sarcoma Alliance
SCBN
 
Pharmaceutical and Foundations
CSCP
PPRX (comprehensive searchable database – by drug or company name)
 
 
 
FINANCIAL
 
General - (Also please note “MEDICINES” section)
ACS
ACS – Children

ACS - How will I pay for this?
Benefits Checkup
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
CFAC members
Cancer.gov – Financial resources database
Cancercare (pdf)
Cancercare
 
Foundations and Organizations that may assist
American Cancer Society
Cancercare
Cancercare Copay
Caring Voice Coalition
Center for Medicare Advocacy
Chronic Disease Fund
Healthwell Foundation
Leukemia and Lymophoma Society Co-Pay
Lymphoma Research Foundation
National Brain Tumor Society (resources)
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Participating Patient Assistance Programs (database)
Patient Access network Foundation

Patient Advocate
Patient Services Incorporated
RXAssist
Sarcoma Alliance
 
Flights
Corporate Angel
Air Charity Network
Mercy Medical
Patient Travel
 
 
 
SPECIFIC PROGRAMS AND LAWS
 
 
Medicaid
Caring4Cancer
Medicaid / Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
U.S. HHS (eligibility)
 
Medicare
ACS – Medicare part D
Medicare.gov (coverage)
 
SCHIP
SCHIP
 
Social Security
CancerGuide (SSA disability for cancer)
OncoLink
 
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (1986) - COBRA
ACS
OncoLink

 
Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
ACS
OncoLink
 
Family and Medical Leave Act - FMLA
ACS

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act - WHCRA
ACS
 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act - HIPPA
ACS
 
 
 
LEGAL HELP
California Women’s Law Center
Cancer and Careers

Cancer Legal Resource Center
LawHelp
Patient Advocate Foundation

OncoLink – dealing with insurance companies
     

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