Financial Support Web Links
Cancer Care, Inc.
LILOC -- Life Insurance Line of Credit
A program that lets you take out some of the death benefit from your existing life insurance policy before you die, to help cover treatment costs of staying alive.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
A patient-led advocacy organization that works on behalf of people with all types of cancer and their families, and is dedicated to ensuring quality cancer care for all Americans.
National Partnership for Women & Families
A nonprofit organization that promotes fairness in the workplace, quality healthcare, and policies that help people meet the dual demands of work and family. At this site you can find:
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
Provides education and legal counseling to cancer patients concerning insurance and financial issues.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
A Web site offering information about pharmaceutical manufacturers' drug assistance programs for those in financial need.
Social Security Administration
"Without NCF, I think I would have been a blubbery mess speaking to the doctor only reflecting emotion and would not have been productive. Instead I took the "you work for me approach" and walked away feeling powerful instead of powerless."
- Jennifer G
Thyroid Cancer Survivor, Georgia