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 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...


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...


The 411 on Cancer Immunotherapy

  One of the most promising areas in cancer research and precision medicine today is “Immunotherapy“.  Credited as the first therapy ever proven to extend the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma, immunotherapy is changing the way some cancers are treated.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)…  Immunotherapy refers to a class of...

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 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...


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...


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....




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