This article is courtesy of Cancer Care
A diagnosis of cancer can create added financial challenges and stress for the person diagnosed and his or her loved ones. CancerCare will help you find assistance and offers helpful resources, including:
The Financial Edition of A Helping Hand, the Resource Guide for People with Cancer, a directory of more than 400 national and community organizations that can assist with cancer-related expenses. Order your free copy today.
An online database of financial assistance providers through the Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC), which helps patients and their loved ones connect with organizations that offer assistance. CancerCare is a proud member of CFAC. Search the CFAC database.
CancerCare's informative fact sheets, Financial Help for People with
Cancer and Sources of Financial Assistance , provide tips and guidance.
CancerCare's financial assistance program provides limited funds to eligible families for expenses related to treatment including transportation and child care. To find out more, call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673).