Learn more about how oncology social workers can help you cope with a cancer diagnosis. Read or order our free Connect booklets and fact sheets offering easy-to-read information about the latest cancer treatments, managing side effects and coping with cancer. Limited assistance from Cancer Care is available to help with cancer-related costs. If you live in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut, learn about and view the full calendar of our free community programs.
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Breast Cancer Assistance Program - ABCF
When a woman is diagnosed with cancer, it affects much more than just her health. Many women coping with the side effects of chemotherapy also lose their hair. CancerCare, a national nonprofit established in , is here to restore the dignity and identity in these women, enabling them to heal fully. They fulfill their mission through a variety of services including counseling, support groups, educational publications, workshops and financial assistance — all free of charge to the men and women they serve.
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Dedicated to helping people afford co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs. Check website for funding info. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice. The American Society of Clinical Oncology is a non-profit organization founded in with the overarching goals of improving cancer care and prevention. More than 27, oncology practitioners belong to ASCO, representing all oncology disciplines and subspecialties.