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...


Celebration Cakes for Children with Cancer

  Birthdays are usually a time for celebration.  But when your child is battling cancer or any critical illness, celebrating may the last thing you feel like doing.  To bring joy to families during this stressful time, Icing Smiles bakes custom-designed celebration cakes for sick children and their siblings.  These spectacular cakes are provided at no...


5 Ways to Reduce Costs 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...




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