A customized directory of free products and services to help support colon and rectal cancer patients. This section includes no-cost financial assistance programs for colorectal cancer patients to help pay for travel, housing, treatment, copays, deductibles and prescriptions. In addition, we also include the specialized no-cost programs for peer and professional counseling and free gifts to help with the many burdens that accompany a diagnosis. All support services and products listed here for colorectal cancer patients are provided free of charge for patients, caregivers, and family living throughout the United States.
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This generous free grant program is available to young-onset colorectal cancer patients to help cover the costs of basic expenses like rent, utilities, car payments, insurance and more in memory of Meredith Ann Holbert Rankin who passed away from this disease in 2008. To learn more about Meredith and this special grant program just for colorectal cancer patients under 40 years of age in the USA, please visit http://merediths-miracles.org/merediths-story/ and fill out your grant application from this link: http://merediths-miracles.org/apply-for-a-miracle/.
The ConvaTec Ostomy Access Program provides uninsured or underinsured colorectal cancer patients in the USA with financial need up to 3 months of ostomy supplies per year for free. For general program information, please call 1-800-422-8811 or visit the ConvaTec Ostomy Access Program website here: https://meplus.convatec.com/articles/patient-assistance-program/.
An award-winning digital magazine for colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and family that’s published every fall and spring. This magazine focuses on real-life issues to help colorectal cancer patients feel uplifted, get empowered, foster connections, and live their very best lives. To subscribe to this free magazine, visit this link and complete the subscription form at the bottom of the page.
Phone: (877) 422-2030
Provides cash grants of up to $200 for treatment expenses for US residents of any age diagnosed with colon cancer. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance also offers up to $300 grant payments to pay for screening. Please visit https://www.ccalliance.org/get-support/screening/ to apply online for either program.
Phone: (866) 657- 8634
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.