Paying for cancer drugs is hard.  Costs are high and options for paying for cancer medications are few. There’s a list of financial resources making the rounds that I thought to post.  Malecare hopes you find the financial help you need.

  • AbbVie Patient Assistance Foundation (Lupron) 
    • www.abbviepaf.org
    • 800-222-6885
  • Astellas/Pfizer – Xtandi Support Solutions (Xtandi)
    • www.xtandi.com/getting-xtandi
    • 855-898-2634
  • Johnson and Johnson Patient Assistance Program (Erleada and Zytiga)
    • www.jjpaf.org
    • 800-652-6227
  • Provenge Financial Coverage (Provenge)
    • https://www.dendreon.com/den/Products/Provenge
    • 1-877-336-3736 
  • Sanofi Patient Connection (Taxotere and Jevtana)
    • www.sanofipatientconnection.com
    • 888-849-4877
  • Tolmar Total Solutions (Eligard)
    • 877-354-4273

Transportation

  • Joe’s House
    • Joe’s House is a nonprofit organization providing an online nation-wide list of places to stay to assist cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers
    • www.joeshouse.org
    • 877-563-7468
  • National Patient Travel Center
    • The National Patient Travel Center provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical transportation network.
    • www.patienttravel.org
    • 800-296-1217
  • Road to Recovery
    • The American Cancer Society uses a volunteer driver network to provide transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.
    • http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/road-to-recovery
    • 1-800-227-2345
  • Corporate Angel Network
    • The Corporate Angel Network finds empty seats on corporate jets for cancer patients to fly to treatment centers for free.
    • http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/
    • 914-328-1313
  • Air Care Alliance
    • The Air Care Alliance brings together volunteer pilots to fly cancer patients to treatment.
    • http://www.aircarealliance.org/
  • Traveling with a Medical Condition
    • The Essential Guide to Traveling with a Medical Condition
    • http://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/
  • Airports and Special Needs Travel: A Complete Guide
    • Five steps to get through the airport as fast and efficiently as possible.
    • http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/05/03/airports-and-special-needs-travel-a-complete-guide/
  • Mercy Medical Angels
    • Mercy Medical Angels serves people in need through several charitable, medically-related transportation programs.
    • www.mercymedical.org
    • 800-296-1217

Fiancial toxisity sucks…these resources may help. 

  • Cancer and Careers 
    • Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events.
    • www.cancerandcareers.org
  • Job Accommodation Network
    • If you have a question about workplace accommodations or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, the Job Accommodation Network can help.
    • https://askjan.org/
  • Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
    • CLRC is a joint program of Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. The CLRC provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line.
    • www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/cancer-legal-resource-center 
  • Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
    • The CFAC provides a helpful tool to find resources by diagnosis, type of assistance needed, and geographical location
    • http://www.cancerfac.org/
  • NeedyMeds
    • NeedyMeds helps provides members with various drug discounts. They also have regular webinars and other educational materials on managing the costs of medicine.
    • http://www.needymeds.org/index.htm
    • 800-503-6897
  • RxAssist
    • RxAssist runs a comprehensive database of patient assistance programs as well as tools, news, and articles so that patients can find the information they need.
    • http://www.rxassist.org/
  • RxHope
    • RxHope provides a patient assistance program to support low income US residents with covering their prescriptions for free or low cost.
    • https://www.rxhope.com