Help for Cancer Patients To Pay Bills

American Life Fund Provides Help for Cancer Patients To Pay Bills

Did you know that ALF provides help for cancer patients to pay bills by utilizing their existing life insurance policy? Many individuals don’t know the value of their policy and sometimes allow it to lapse because premiums become unaffordable. When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, the entire family is emotionally, financially, and mentally […]

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Bile Duct Cancer Treatment Assistance: Organizations That Help Cancer Patients Financially

What exactly is bile duct cancer? Good question! According to The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation,  Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct) cancer is a rare form of cancer that originates from the cells lining the bile duct. Now more than ever, patients recently diagnosed with this rare cancer are seeking organizations that help cancer patients financially and treatment education. Due […]

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The Projected Cost of Cancer Increases: How a Viatical Settlement Can Help

Cancer treatment expenses can take a toll on both cancer patients and caregivers. Medical costs related to late-stage cancer treatment in 2018 have drastically increased and new medicines prove more expensive than last year. In addition to healthcare costs, patients may have to pay for transportation, existing debt, living expenses and nutrition. According to the […]


Why a Viatical Settlement is Preferable to a Viatical Loan

If you have a life insurance policy, you may be able to take out a viatical settlement or loan against your policy. There are key differences between both of these options, and you should review the differences carefully to ensure you make the right choice for your situation. Here’s what you need to know. The […]


ALF Provides Financial Help for Cancer Patients During Christmas

Like many people throughout the country, American Life Fund believes that Christmas should be a happy and joyous time of the year, but unfortunately, it’s not that way for everyone. The stress of bills and expenses can make the holidays hard for some people. Normally, our organization offers financial help for cancer patients, but this […]

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How to Find Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Sadly, cancer can be extremely expensive. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you have to pay medical bills, co-pays, and high deductibles, but in addition to that, cancer patients often lose their paychecks, incur extra child care costs, or face a range of other expenses. This can be stressful and emotionally draining. If you need […]

organizations that help cancer patients financially

Organizations That Help Cancer Patients Financially

Medical bills combined with not being able to work and a vast range of other costs make cancer expensive. All of those expenses can make life stressful and disheartening. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you need to focus on your health, but sometimes that can feel impossible when you’re saddled with a bunch of […]

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What You Need to Know About Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month is here! Every November we take time to honor individuals diagnosed with this terrible disease. We also use this time to promote pancreatic cancer prevention as with all cancers, catching cancer early is vital. What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which the pancreas, a gland behind the […]


Study Reveals That Doctors Aren’t Discussing Treatment Costs with Cancer Patients

In a study released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, out of 529 cancer patient visits, doctors only brought up treatment costs a handful of times. In fact, patients were more likely to bring up costs first. The study was conducted on a group of newly diagnosed cancer patients, who some would argue, need […]


7 Ways to be a Supportive Co-Survivor

We all know what a caregiver is.  So what is a Co-Survivor?  It’s a new term that takes caregiver to a different level.  Co-survivors provide care, but also provide practical help like cleaning and cooking, as well as much-needed emotional support.  They are usually family members, spouses or partners, friends, colleagues and, yes, even health […]