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Financial Assistance Resources

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American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org

American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net

http://www.cancer.net

Expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.

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Cancer Care

http://www.cancercare.org

National organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

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Center for Black Women’s Wellness

http://www.cbww.org

477 Windsor Street Suite 309, Atlanta, GA 30312

404-688-9202

Over the past 30 years, the Center for Black Women’s Wellness has created a legacy in the Atlanta community. That legacy ensures that women and families will always have access to quality healthcare. We know physical, mental, emotional, and financial health is the foundation for full and productive lives where individuals can thrive and not merely survive. CBWW offers wellness programs, women's economic programs, breast screenings and more.

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Colon Cancer Alliance

http://www.ccalliance.org

1025 Vermont Ave NW Suite 1066 , Washington, DC 20005

877-422-2030

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance's mission is to empower a nation of allies who work with us to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

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empowerline

https://www.empowerline.org/

404-463-3333

Empowerline (formerly AgeWise Connection) serves the City of Atlanta as well as Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Douglas County, Fayette County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Henry County, and Rockdale County. If you don’t live in the Atlanta region, you can find an area agency on aging to help you in Georgia by visiting the Division of Aging Services or nationwide on n4a.org.

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Family Caregiver Alliance

http://www.caregiver.org/

101 Montgomery Street Suite 2150 , San Francisco, CA 94104

415-434-3388

The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. For over 40 years, FCA has provided services to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Our services include assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers.

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Georgia Department of Community Health

https://dph.georgia.gov/cancer-aid

2 Peachtree Street, NW , Atlanta, GA 30303

404-656-4507

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is one of Georgia’s four health agencies serving the state’s growing population of over 10 million people. DCH offers the *Women's Health Medicaid Program (WHMP) and *Cancer State Aid.

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Georgia Drug Card

https://georgiadrugcard.com/

Georgia Drug Card is a free statewide discount prescription assistance program. The program was launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions. There are no requirements needed to use the Georgia Drug Card program. Unlike insurance programs, there are no income, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. The program is designed to help patients nationwide who do not have prescription drug coverage or who have coverage but are subject to large deductibles, large co-pays, formulary limitations, dosing limitations, gaps, and/or any cash out-of-pocket expenses.

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Georgia Watch

https://georgiawatch.org/

55 Marietta St NW , Atlanta, GA 30303

404-526-8553

Georgia Consumer Guide for Medical Bills and Debt Helps consumers understand how to read a medical bill and EOB statement, how to file an insurance denial appeal, how to negotiate a medical bill, and consumer rights regarding hospital bills and debt collection.

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GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) Support International

http://www.GISTsupport.org

12 Bomaca Drive , Doylestown, PA 18901

215- 340-9374

GIST Support International (GSI) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that reaches out to GIST patients and their families and friends to provide education and support. GSI promotes and encourages ongoing research in the quest for a cure for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.

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Glory, Hope & Life

https://www.gloryhopelife.org/

725 Jesse Jewell Parkway Suite 270, Gainesville, GA 30501

770-533-4705

The establishment of Glory, Hope & Life is the result of our shared philosophy of collaboration and a desire to minimize barriers to services and resources.

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Good Samaritan Health Center

http://www.goodsamatlanta.org

1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway , Atlanta, GA 30318

404-523-6571

The Good Samaritan Health Center offers medical, dental, health education, mental health, and social services. Patients pay on a reduced sliding fee scale based on income and household size with the remaining costs provided by donations. At The Good Samaritan Health Center, the entire family receives quality healthcare in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion.

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GoodRx

https://www.goodrx.com/

1-855-268-2822

A resource that works to offer savings and lower prices on medications at local pharmacies through their prescription drugs savings card and online coupons.

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GSKForYou

http://www.gskforyou.com

888-825-5249

GSKForYou is a Web site designed to help people who need help paying for their GlaxoSmithKline prescription medicines and vaccines. When you answer a few basic questions on the site, GSKForYou will guide you to a patient assistance program that may help to save you money on your out-of-pocket costs for your medicine or vaccine.

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Health Well Foundation

http://www.healthwellfoundation.org

20440 Century Blvd Suite 250, Germantown, MD 20874

1-800-675-8416

The HealthWell Foundation is a leading non-profit dedicated to improving access to care for America’s underinsured. When health insurance is not enough, we fill the gap by assisting with copays, premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses. We provide financial assistance to help with: Prescription copays Health insurance premiums, deductibles and coinsurance Pediatric treatment costs Travel costs

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Horizons Community Solutions

http://www.sgacancer.org/

2332 Lake Park Drive , Albany, GA 31707

229-352-9100

Horizons Community Solutions coordinates, facilitates and supports cancer control efforts throughout the region to ensure southwest Georgians have access to the highest quality cancer education, prevention, screening, treatment and research.

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IncyteCARES

https://www.incytecares.com/jakafi-copay-assistance.aspx

1-855-452-5234

IncyteCARES is a patient support program for people taking Jakafi® (Ruxolitinib).

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It is the Journey, Inc.

http://www.itsthejourney.org

270 Carpenter Drive Suite 515, Atlanta, GA 30328

404-531-4111

is a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for Georgia breast cancer organizations offering support to many women and men across the state.

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Jay's HOPE 4 Kids With Cancer

http://www.jayshope.org

1157 B Forsyth St , Macon, GA 31201

The mission of Jay's HOPE is to improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families in Georgia by extending HOPE through emotional, spiritual, social, educational and financial support. The Fund offers meals, gas cards, and temporary lodging assistance to families who are receiving cancer treatment more than 50 miles away from their home, primarily concentrating on families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Kidney Cancer Association

http://www.kidneycancer.org

9450 SW Gemini Drive #38269 , Beaverton, OR 97008

800-850-9132

The KCA promotes scientific advances through two annual research symposia and a robust grant program, participates in legislative advocacy, and seeks to be a source of education and resources for patients, caregivers, and anyone impacted by kidney cancer.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Georgia Chapter

https://www.lls.org/georgia

2859 Paces Ferry Road SE Suite 725, Atlanta, GA 30339

404-720-7900; 770- 438-6006

is an organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Georgia Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Community

https://www.lls.org/georgia

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Loving Arms and Cancer Outreach

https://lovingarms.support/

995 Roswell St Ne Suite 100, Marietta, GA 30060

770-590-5153

We are a non-profit organization in possession of our 5O1C3 charitable status. We have a vision of helping cancer patients and their families. Our only requirement for helping someone is that they have a diagnosis of cancer, no particular kind, just cancer.

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Lymphoma Research Foundation

http://www.lymphoma.org

88 Pine Street, Suite 2400 , New York, NY 10005

212-349-2910

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) offers a wide range of support services, educational programs and free publications for people with lymphoma and their loved ones.  Whether you are newly diagnosed, want detailed information about lymphoma, are looking for ongoing support, or seeking help with long-term survivorship, LRF is here to help.

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Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT)

https://medicineassistancetool.org/

888-477-2669

PhRMA’s Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers.

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Merck Patient Assistance Program, Inc.

http://www.merckhelps.com/Home.aspx

800-727-5400

MerckHelps is a patient assistance programs which provide certain Merck medicines and adult vaccines for free to people who do not have prescription drug or health insurance coverage and who, without our assistance, cannot afford their Merck medicines.

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Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group

http://www.mirg.org

888-708-5660

We’re a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

http://www.multiplemyeloma.org

383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor , Norwalk, CT 06851

203-229-0464

The mission of MMRF is to find a cure for all multiple myeloma patients by relentlessly pursuing innovations that accelerate the development of precision treatments for cancer.

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My Style Matters

https://mystylematters.org/

804-400-6082

My Style Matters, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to lifestyle remodeling in two ways: helping kids learn etiquette and social skills as well as serving cancer patients on their journey toward health.

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National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov

National Cancer Institute's comprehensive information about cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum, clinical trials, and news

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National Cervical Cancer Coalition ( NCCC )

https://www.nccc-online.org

PO Box 13827 , Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

800-685-5531

The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) was founded to help women, family members and caregivers battle the personal issues related to cervical cancer and HPV and to advocate for cervical health in all women by promoting prevention through education about early vaccination, Pap testing and HPV testing when recommended.

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National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

http://www.ovarian.org

12221 Merit Drive, Suite 1950 , Dallas, TX 75251

888-OVARIAN

The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for Survivors.

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Needy Meds

http://www.needymeds.org

P.O. Box 219 , Gloucester, MA 01931

800-503-6897

NeedyMeds is not a patient assistance program, but rather a source of information on thousands of programs that may be able to offer assistance to people in need. NeedyMeds does not have an application, nor can we answer questions about individual assistance programs. We strive to provide accurate and current information, but ask that you contact specific programs directly with questions. We do offer a free drug discount card that may help you obtain a substantially lower price on your medications.

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Patient Access Network Foundation

https://www.panfoundation.org/

805 15th Street, NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005

800-394-0161

The PAN Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.

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Patient Advocate Foundation

https://www.patientadvocate.org/

421 Butler Farm Road , Hampton, VA 23666

800-532-5274

PAF is a national 501(c)3 organization that provides direct case management services and financial assistance to patients and caregivers. These include helping people navigate the health care system, working with health care providers, payers and employers to assure that patients have access to affordable care, financial and co-pay assistance and teaching self-advocacy to patients and caregivers.

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Patient Services Incorporated (PSI)

http://www.patientservicesinc.org

P.O. Box 5930 , Midlothian, VA 23113

800-366-7741

Patient Services Incorporated (PSI) provides financial support and guidance for qualified patients with specific, rare chronic diseases. Through PSI assistance programs patients and their families rediscover hope and health.

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Pfizer Rx Pathways

http://www.pfizerrxpathways.com

844-989-7284

A comprehensive assistance program that provides eligible patients with a range of support services, including insurance counseling, co-pay assistance, and access to medicines for free or at a savings.

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Prostate Cancer Foundation

http://www.pcf.org

research to improve the prevention, detection, and treatment of prostate cancer

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Rx Outreach

http://www.rxoutreach.org

P.O. Box 66536 , Saint Louis, MO 63166

1-888-796-1234

Rx Outreach is a fully-licensed nonprofit mail order pharmacy. We believe that everyone deserves access to affordable medications. No one should ever have to choose between filling a prescription and feeding their family.

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Sarcoma Alliance

https://sarcomaalliance.org/

775 E. Blithedale Ave #334, Mill Valley, CA 94941

415-381-7236

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education, and support.

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Sharesheret

https://sharsheret.org/

866-474-2774

Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization, improves the lives of Jewish women and families living with or at increased genetic risk for breast or ovarian cancer through personalized support and saves lives through educational outreach.

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Sisters Network

http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org

9668 Westheimer Rd., Ste. 200-132 , Houston, TX 77063

866-781-1808

Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.

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Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

http://www.spohnc.org

raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients

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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

http://www.komen.org

Save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Atlanta

http://www.komenatlanta.org

3525 Piedmont Road NE Building 5, Suite 215, Atlanta, GA 30305

404-814-0052

is the local resource for women who need breast cancer screening, treatment, education and support. Through annual events, including the Race for the Cure, and individual contributions, Komen Atlanta raises funds that enable women to detect and survive breast cancer. Seventy-five percent of all funds raised by the Affiliate stays in Atlanta to fund breast health programs for women who would not otherwise have access to screening and treatment.

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Atlanta

http://www.komenatlanta.org

3525 Piedmont Road NE Building 5, Suite 215, Atlanta, GA 30305

404-814-0052

is the local resource for women who need breast cancer screening, treatment, education and support. Through annual events, including the Race for the Cure, and individual contributions, Komen Atlanta raises funds that enable women to detect and survive breast cancer. Seventy-five percent of all funds raised by the Affiliate stays in Atlanta to fund breast health programs for women who would not otherwise have access to screening and treatment.

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The Breast Cancer Survivors' Network, Inc.

http://www.bcsurvivorsnetwork.org/

770-487-4396

Provide assistance, education, and positive support services before, during, and after diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of breast cancer.

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The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia

http://www.cancerfoundationofnega.org

P.O. Box 49309 , Athens, GA 30604

706-353-4354

The Cancer Foundation is a local 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides emergency financial assistance for basic life needs such as housing, utilities, food and medications. The ultimate goal of The Cancer Foundation is to provide emergency monetary assistance to cancer patients living in Northeast Georgia.

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Georgia CORE

 

Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.