Resources

Online Resources

  • Caring Community Foundation helps Triangle, NC area cancer patients and their families with financial support basic needs while undergoing cancer treatment.
  • The Helene Foundation provides assistance to North Carolina families with mothers actively undergoing cancer treatments through practical supports such as meals for the families delivered to the home, housecleaning, child care, family support and assistance with arranging transportation to medical appointments.
  • Hope Abounds provides patient advocacy, emotional support, financial support and educational opportunities for women with cancer.  
  • Sisters Network Triangle provides education and support to women with breast cancer and aims to increase local and national attention to the impact of breast cancer in the African-American community.
  • STOMP The Monster NC provides financial support and other assistance to patients undergoing treatment for cancer to help with medical, utilities, rent, child care and other bills.
  • Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast provides educational information and resources, funding to partners and researchers for breast health, breast cancer education and research, and patient support through their breast care helpline.

National Resources

  • American Cancer Society provides information and supports on diagnosis, treatment options, financial and health insurance issues, patient support and services, caregiver support and other resources. Their Road to Recovery program provides volunteers to assist with transportation to medical appointments. Call 1-800-227-2345 to learn what resources are available in your community.
  • CancerCare offers free emotional support, information and practical help, including counseling, support groups, workshops, resources and financial assistance.
  • The Assistance Fund provides eligible underinsured individuals with financial assistance to cover all or part of the individuals’ out-of-pocket cost for the supported medications.
  • Patient Advocate Foundation provides case management assistance, financial aid for co-pays, co-insurance and deductible assistance and basic living expenses, and other supports.
  • The Pink Fund provides non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients in active treatment for breast cancer so they can focus on healing, raising their families, and returning to the workplace.
  • My Hope Chest  provides financial assistance to uninsured and under-insured breast cancer survivors to help with financial cost of breast reconstruction.
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