Travel Assistance

5 Ways to Reduce Costs When Traveling for Cancer Treatments

  To get the best care possible, many cancer patients need to travel out-of-state for treatments, surgeries and even second opinions. Being away from your family and your routine is not only difficult, it’s expensive. One recent study found that people with cancer were 2.65 times more likely to declare bankruptcy than...


Financial Aid for Families Touched by Cancer in Michigan

For nearly a decade, Angels of Hope has been providing financial assistance to families touched by cancer living in Michigan.  Angels of Hope realizes that cancer doesn’t impact just the patient, it impacts the entire family. That’s why they lend support to the entire family- regardless of which person in...


Financial Assistance for Families Living in the Greater PA Area

Bringing Hope Home provides financial and emotional support to families with cancer of any age, gender, race and cancer type in the Greater Philadelphia area. These one-time grants can be used to pay for essential household bills such as rent, mortgage, electric, gas, oil, water, phone, transportation and groceries.  Grant money is paid directly to services...


Lazarex Cancer Foundation Helps Patients Navigate Clinical Trials

What Are Clinical Trials? Clinical trials are scientific studies in which new treatments – drugs, diagnostic procedures, and other therapies – are tested in patients to determine if they are both safe and effective.  According to the National Cancer Institute, the benefits of participating in a clinical trial include: Trial participants have access to...


5 Tips When Traveling for Cancer Treatment

To get the best care possible, many cancer patients need to travel out-of-state for treatments, surgeries and even second opinions. Being away from your family and your routine is not only difficult, it’s expensive. One recent study found that people with cancer were 2.65 times more likely to declare bankruptcy than people...


got Cancer? meet CancerCare

  Despite the fact that CancerCare is a national organization providing free support services to anyone affected by cancer in the US and Puerto Rico, not everyone knows about them or about the amazing assistance they offer. Candidly, I wish I had known about them when we were battling my...


Financial Assistance for Families of Children with Brain Tumors

  The Butterfly Fund (created by The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation) provides financial assistance to needy families of children and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors. Who qualifies for financial assistance from The Butterfly Fund? Families of children and young adults with brain or spinal cord tumors who have an unmet financial...


Financial Assistance for Pediatric Cancer Patients Living in South Carolina

  If you live in South Carolina and have a child with a diagnosis of cancer, check out Children’s Chance– they help support South Carolina children and their families facing pediatric cancer with non-medical needs.   Children’s Chance offers the following programs & types of financial aid for cancer patients: *  Family...


10 Tips For Traveling During Chemo

  Many cancer patients travel or take a vacation while undergoing chemotherapy, especially during their “off” weeks.  But is it safe?  Where are the best places for cancer patients to travel?  What, if any, precautions should cancer patients take when traveling?  The key to safe traveling during chemo is to think ahead...




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