You are here: Home Managing Your ... In Treatment For ... Financial assistance is ...
Information about all aspects of finances affected by a serious health condition. Includes income sources such as work, investments, and private and government disability programs, and expenses such as medical bills, and how to deal with financial problems.
Information about all aspects of health care from choosing a doctor and treatment, staying safe in a hospital, to end of life care. Includes how to obtain, choose and maximize health insurance policies.
Answers to your practical questions such as how to travel safely despite your health condition, how to avoid getting infected by a pet, and what to say or not say to an insurance company.

Content Overview

In Treatment For Cancer

Financial assistance is available.

Next » « Previous


A variety of government and private programs provide financial assistance. Resources for practical needs are also available. For more information, see National Cancer Institute's Financial Assistance And Other Resources For People With Cancer.
offsite link
Assistance with drugs may be available.

Also, learn how to save money when purchasing drugs. For instance, tell your doctor that finances are a problem and ask for the drug that accomplishes the purpose with the least cost. The doctor may prescribe an older, less expensive version of the drug that does the same thing as the newer, more expensive one. There are also less costly generic versions of many drugs. Generics contain the same ingredients but doesn't have a brand name. When thinking about cost, include the cost of tests that may be required with a particular drug.

Please share how this information is useful to you. 0 Comments


Post a Comment Have something to add to this topic? Contact Us.

Characters remaining:

  • Allowed markup: <a> <i> <b> <em> <u> <s> <strong> <code> <pre> <p>
    All other tags will be stripped.