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Free compassionate, professional support for cancer patients

Free professional support and counseling services in person or by telephone for anyone affected by cancer. A wide range of services are available from emotional support to handling insurance disputes to ensuring proper, timely access to care. If you feel overwhelmed, you are not alone. Free help is available. Please contact a specially trained professional below. If you find an error or outdated information in any of these listings, please let us know here. We strive to keep this information up to date as we can. For listing corrections, please contact us here.

Lazarex Free Clinical Trial Matching and Financial Support for Cancer Patients

Lazarex Cancer Foundation

Main URL: Visit
Contact: Get in Touch
Program Status: Open

Description:

Lazarex will match you to a nationwide cancer clinical trials program and help you with the costs associated with participating including transportation (airfare, gas, rental cars, taxi fare, parking/tolls), lodging (short- and long-term housing) and certain medical expenses not covered by insurance and necessary for clinical trial treatment. For immediate free assistance, visit https://www.lazarex.org/helping-you/looking-for-help or call toll free 877-866-9523.


EmergingMed Patient Navigator Program

EmergingMed Patient Navigator Program

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 601-8601 (Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST)
Program Status: Open

Description:

The EmergingMed Patient Navigator Program helps cancer patients 18 and over find and enroll in an appropriate clinical trial at no cost. Fill out a contact request form on their website https://app.emergingmed.com/emed/requestcall/ and get matched for free with a personal navigator who will guide you start to finish. Help is also available via telephone by calling (877) 601-8601.


Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers

Main URL: Visit
Email: cancerandcareers@cew.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Free employment-related help specifically for cancer patients. This site tackles issues regarding working during treatment, networking with others, and finding a new job. Get free online advice and resume review from a career coach here: https://www.cancerandcareers.org/career-coach.


CancerCare free professional counseling for cancer patients

CancerCare Counseling

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 813‑4673 (M-Th 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday 9:00-7:00 pm)
Email: info@cancercare.org
Program Status: Open

Description:

Free professional counseling services by licensed oncology social workers who can help you manage all aspects of the disease from treatment issues to improving communication with family. For more on this free counseling program, visit the CancerCare website at https://www.cancercare.org/counseling. Help is also available by phone (800) 813‑4673 or email info@cancercare.org.


Belong (Beating Cancer Together)

Belong (Beating Cancer Together)

Main URL: Visit
Email: info@belong.life
Program Status: Open

Description:

Belong is a free mobile app that connects you to the world’s largest online community of cancer patients, caregivers and professionals. You can use to organize your medical records and get answers to your questions by doctors and other cancer specialists. The free app is available for android and iphone here: http://belong.life/download-eng/.


The American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (800) 227-2345
Program Status: Open

Description:

The ACS Patient Navigator program connects you with a cancer care expert who works with you one-on-one to resolve care, workplace, and financial issues. Call (800) 227-2345 to get the help you need today for free.


Livestrong Cancer Navigation

Livestrong Cancer Navigation

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (855) 220-7777 (M-F 12:00-4:00 EST)
Program Status: Open

Description:

Through the Livestrong program, you will be matched for free with a personal cancer navigator.   Your navigator will provide emotional support and help you with financial/insurance problems, fertility issues, concerns with care and treatment, locating clinical trials and more.  Visit https://www.livestrong.org/we-can-help/livestrong-cancer-navigation to complete your navigation request.


Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Zero360

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Zero360

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (844) 244-1309 (M-TH 8:30-5:00, F 8:30-4:00 EST)
Program Status: Open

Description:

ZERO360 provides case management assistance for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Their goal is to help with the physical issues, practical and emotional needs of those diagnosed. This is a free program to help you and your families to navigate the prostate cancer journey.  Visit https://zero360.pafcareline.org/contact.php to complete the online form for assistance or get help over the phone by calling toll-free (866) 374-3634.


Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Donna CareLine

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Donna CareLine

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (877) 236-6626 (M-TH 8:30-5:00, F 8:30-4:00 EST)
Program Status: Open

Description:

The Donna CareLine, funded by the Donna Foundation and staffed by PAF, is a free service that helps patients diagnosed with breast cancer. The CareLine will provide you with an experienced navigator who will work with you on access-to-care-issues, insurance denials, workplace issues, and much more.  Visit https://donna.pafcareline.org/contact.php to complete the assessment form online get the assistance you need. Help is also available over the  phone by calling toll-free (877) 236-6626.


Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Colorectal CareLine

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Colorectal CareLine

Main URL: Visit
Phone: (866) 657- 8634
Program Status: Open

Description:

The PAF Colorectal CareLine program helps patients who have a diagnosis of colon cancer, bowel cancer, and cancer of the rectum, large intestine or appendix. The program provides you with free, individualized case management help to you with overcoming coverage and financial barriers to getting the care you need. To obtain assistance from a skilled advocate, please call the toll-free number above.


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2 Comments

  1. It is close to impossible to fix what people suffering from cancer are feeling, however, the only thing one can really provide is support. And these services are absolutely essential. Glad for this list!

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