CancerGuide: Financial and Practical Aspects
CancerGuide Practical and Financial Section
This section of CancerGuide, which is just starting out, covers issues like insurance, disability, and travel. Note that this section is even more US oriented than the rest of CancerGuide.
Cancer often imposes practical and financial problems and stresses. You may have to travel for treatment, deal with not being able to work, or deal with inadequate or bad-faith insurance, all while sick. If I could give you just two pieces of advice, they would be:
CancerGuide Articles In This Section
Assisted Living for Cancer Patients
Sometimes living at home is no longer an option for cancer patients. The following web sites offer useful information in choosing a care facility.
Special Note: Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR)
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) announces the expansion of co-payment assistance funding for patients with Kidney Cancer or Sarcoma starting January 4, 2006. (They already provide financial assistance to eligible patients who are being treated for breast, lung and/or prostate cancers, and secondary issues as a result of chemotherapy treatment.) Additional information about the PAF Co-Pay Relief Program can be obtained by calling 866-512-3861 or visiting us on the web at www.copays.org or www.patientadvocate.org.
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Page Created: July 21, 2004, Last Updated: 2011