FREE College Admissions & Financial Aid Counseling for Teen Cancer Survivors

Ask anyone who has navigated the college admission and financial aid process and they will tell you that the entire process can be overwhelming under the best of circumstances.  Add-in a diagnosis of cancer (past or present) to the equation and the challenges now increase tenfold.  Students grades may have suffered as...


Mother’s Day Giveaway 2015

In honor of Mother’s Day, Fifth Season Financial is looking to honor one very special mother with cancer with a $250 gift certificate. Here’s how it works: Visit Fifth Season Financial.com to enter the giveaway.  You can either nominate a remarkable mom or they can fill out the form themselves. Entries must be made on behalf...


2015 College Scholarships for Cancer

There are a wide range of organizations and advocacy groups dedicated to helping anyone “affected by cancer” afford a college education.  “Affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients and survivors; but it can also include children or siblings of cancer patients and survivors as well as students who have lost a parent to cancer....


ISO: Young Cancer Survivors Who LOVE Soccer

The Craig Willinger Fund sends young soccer fans who have battled cancer to see their favorite soccer team- domestic or international- play on their home pitch or another unique soccer venue.  They are currently soliciting applications for an upcoming trip to FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada or other dream venue....


Crowdfunding for Medical Bills & Related Expenses

    One-third of cancer survivors in the United States say they have experienced money or work problems due to cancer care.  Even cancer patients who have insurance say they have had to change their lifestyle and medical care due to the financial burden of treatment.  As a result, many...


College Scholarships for Dallas Students Affected by Cancer

I’d like to introduce you to yet another scholarship program I recently learned about from my good friend @TheCancerCardX.  This scholarship program is specific to Dallas County students whose lives have been disrupted by cancer. Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC, a Dallas-based trial law firm,  is awarding a total of $50,000 in annual scholarships...


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...


Helping Children with Cancer Be Kids

Cool Kids Campaign is a super cool organization doing incredible things to improve the lives of pediatric oncology patients and their families throughout the country as well as those living in the Baltimore-Washington area.  If you know of a child with cancer who might benefit from one of these super cool...


Announcing New Trial for Patients Fighting Advanced-Stage Cancers

Cancer clinical trials aim to improve the outlook for people with cancer.  Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight diseases.  Together, these approaches offer great promise in the fight against cancer. Although founded over 100 years ago, immunotherapy is still very much in its infancy.  As...


Lazarex Cancer Foundation Helps Patients Navigate 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 promising new interventions that...




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