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Our Partnerships: Cancer Financial Assistance Programs

Our Partnerships

American Life Fund partners with trusted non-profit cancer organizations that help patients find cancer financial assistance programs, caregiver support and treatment education.


Cancer Financial Assistance Programs
Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancers and providing cancer financial assistance programs to patients and caregivers.

Their urgent mission is to save lives and attack pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy.

PanCAN provides FREE clinical trial information to access potentially better treatment options using their Clinical Trial Finder or by contacting Patient Central for cancer financial assistance programs. Patients can also email or call (877-573-9971).

Patients are able to speak with a Survivor and Caregiver Network volunteer for support and helpful information from someone who has also experienced pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Care

Founded in 1944, Cancer Care is a leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. This organization helps late-stage cancer patients find cancer financial assistance programs in their local area.Cancer Financial Assistance Programs

Cancer Care’ Financial Assistance Program offers limited cancer financial assistance programs for cancer-related costs such as transportation, home care and child care, oncology social workers can help find additional resources at no cost.

Cancer Care also provides co-payment assistance through the Cancer Care Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (check website for current funding). They also offer free wig and prosthesis clinics in the New York, NY office, and free wigs by appointment in the Norwalk, CT, Ridgewood, NJ and Long Island, NY offices.

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society’s mission to free the world from cancer by funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. Their main goal is to offer the latest cancer financial assistance programs for those who need it the most!

Cancer Financial Assistance Programs

Their affiliated program, The National Cancer Information Center provides information and support to those facing cancer 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained cancer information specialists are available via phone, or live chat, providing accurate, up to date cancer information to patients, family members, and caregivers and connecting them with valuable services.

The American Cancer Society is trying to make this difficult situation easier for both cancer patients and their families in need of support.

Colorectal Cancer Alliance

Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s mission is to empower a nation of allies who work with them to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventative measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

Whether you’re struggling to pay your rent, fill your prescriptions or put food on the table, Blue Hope Financial Assistance helps with your bills so you can take care of yourself.Cancer Financial Assistance Programs

For qualifying individuals, Blue Hope Financial Assistance will cover:

  • The cost of a screening test or a $300 one-time financial stipend to help cover screening-related expenses, or
  • A one-time $200 stipend to cover treatment-related expenses for those currently in treatment

Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis. Awards are based on funding availability.


By partnering with these cancer financial assistance programs, ALF provides the best options available for cancer patients. 

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