Angel Foundation Helps When Cancer Strikes (in Minnesota)

  If you’re an adult who has been diagnosed with cancer, live in Minnesota and are in need of financial assistance, check out Angel Foundation.  Since its inception, Angel Foundation has provided thousands of dollars in non-medical emergency financial assistance such as food, gas, utilities and rent or mortgage payments....


Financial Assistance for Pediatric Sarcoma Patients from Dani’s Foundation

Dani’s Foundation not only funds research in hopes of finding the cause of and a cure for pediatric sarcoma, but they can also lend financial assistance to those patients & families who are financially struggling due to a sarcoma diagnosis & treatment.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always...


Raising $$$ to Help Cover Cancer Treatments & Expenses

I had no idea how expensive having cancer could be, that is until I lived it… co-pays, RXs, supplements, OTC meds, special foods, private nursing assistance, testing or procedures that insurance didn’t cover (even though we had excellent insurance coverage), parking fees at doctor’s offices, the list of expenses goes on & on.  An...


SAM Fund helps Young Adult Cancer Survivors

  ATTN:  Young Adult Cancer Survivors You’ve just beaten a diagnosis of cancer and now it’s time to get on with your life. Oh yeah!  But in addition to the common challenges facing most 20 & 30 year olds (like paying off school loans, finding a job, meeting everyday expenses,...


FREE Hats for Cancer Patients

  Personally I love bald men so when Alan lost his hair due to chemo (actually we shaved it off before it fell out), I told him “Bald men are HOT!” and that “I love the way you look… with AND without hair.”  But without hair, his head became very sensitive to temperature...


A Roadmap to Managing Cancer

  When Alan was diagnosed with cancer (the 2nd time around), life quickly became a roller coaster.  A few ups… a lot of downs… and quite a few loop-de-loops.  We didn’t know which end was up.   Although we found the right people and the right resources to help us,...


FREE 2nd Opinion for Californians

ATTN: RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA   Free Second Opinions For Diagnosed Patients in California Check out The Second Opinion… they provide FREE 2nd opinions to adults in California diagnosed with cancer.  Their mission is to help patients make more informed decisions about their cancer & treatment options.   And you don’t just get...


Need Chemo? Got Answers! This is a MUST Read

I am so excited about this AMAZING organization that was created to help cancer patients & their caregivers navigate through the scary world of chemotherapy. Chemo101 (newly founded in 2010) is a one-stop resource for essential, accurate & objective information on chemotherapy and listings of FREE services for cancer patients.  They...

$$$$$ for College

  There are tons of scholarships available to help college & graduate school-bound students who have been affected by cancer.  And “affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients & cancer survivors, but also to children of cancer patients or survivors & to students who have lost a parent...




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