Financial Assistance for Families Affected by Pediatric Cancer

  Did you know that 30,000 – 40,000 children are currently undergoing treatment for cancer in the US?  Did you know that even with good insurance coverage, a family can still face out-pocket expenses (not including travel expenses) of $40,000+ per year?  Some parents even have to quit their jobs to...


FREE Fertility Medications for Female Cancer Patients

  If you are a woman of reproductive age & a US citizen who has received a new cancer diagnosis and wish to undergo fertility preservation PRIOR to the start of cancer treatment, you can now receive certain FREE fertility medications.   Walgreens and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. are collaborating to provide free access...


The Little Things Make the Biggest Difference

  The Little Things For Cancer (aka The Little Things) has one mission… to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their caregivers.  The “little things” they help with are actually “big things” to people dealing with cancer. They will help out in any way they can… meeting whatever...


What are Co-Pay Relief Programs?

Co-Pay Relief Programs help people who have private insurance (or Medicare part D) but cannot afford their co-pays.  No matter how much money you have, the out-of-pockets expenses associated with cancer can be tremendous.  Even though we had excellent insurance coverage, we still racked up hundreds & hundreds of dollars a...

Advice on Managing Medical & Insurance Bills

As if fighting the battle against the Cancer Beast wasn’t enough, last year our mailbox was literally flooded with doctor’s bills & EOBs (Explanation of Benefits) from our insurance company.  It was downright overwhelming. And guess what?  Many of the bills & EOBs were WRONG, WRONG, WRONG!  I couldn’t take...




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