The links below are helpful resources for those diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers.
American Cancer Society
Provides information on cancer, programs and research.
Provides counseling, education, support groups and some financial assistance.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Provides a searchable online database to locate financial and other assistance for cancer patients.
An online tool that lets friends and family contribute to a loved one’s medical and living expenses while battling cancer (or other diseases).
Connects cancer survivors, patients and caregivers for support.
Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
For parents who have late stage, incurable cancer. JAJF provides family experiences so they can create valuable memories.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Provides information, support and financial assistance to patients with blood cancers.
Provides information, support and services for individuals with any kind of cancer.
Life with Cancer
Provides counseling and education, programs and support groups for cancer patients, their families and caregivers.
National Cancer Institute
Provides up-to-date cancer information from the National Institutes of Health.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Provides information and educational resources for patients with any type of cancer.
Provides information about programs that help people who can’t afford medications and healthcare expenses.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides patients with case management service and financial assistance related to their illness. Its Co-Pay Relief Fund provides direct financial assistance to insured patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need.
The Pink Fund
Provides financial assistance for non-medical cost of living expenses to breast cancer patients in treatment.
*Please note that this list does not imply endorsement by The VCS Cancer Foundation.
How do we help?
The VCS Cancer Foundation supports cancer patients in Northern Virginia struggling with everyday living expenses so that they can focus on their health and well-being, not their finances. We provide financial assistance for non-medical expenses while patients are receiving active cancer treatment. We strive to give cancer patients some peace of mind by reducing the adverse effects associated with financial toxicity.