Teen Cancer America‘s mission is to improve the experience, outcomes and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing facilities and programs designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA.
3 Little Birds 4 Life strives to make sure that young adult cancer patients, ages 25 – 55, have a daily wish granted and are given the resources they might need to find help in all aspects on their journey. The organization provides celebrations to those currently managing cancer throughout the St Louis Metro Area.
Livestrong focuses on improving the lives of people affected by cancer by offering tools and resources to help ease the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. They offer free one-on-one support and community programs to patients and caregivers, and partner with institutions and policymakers to try to change the way the world fights cancer.
CareCalendar provides free website services to organize meals and other help for families during a time of illness, recovery or a life changing event. When a loved one needs help, simply list the help that is needed. Family and friends can then sign up to fill those needs. CareCalendar works like an online signup sheet, only better.
The HealthWell Foundation helps the underinsured afford critical medical treatments — because no one should go without essential care. The HealthWell Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums and other selected out-of-pocket health care costs.
Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that can impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through free events, materials, and resources. Their goal is to provide access to quality information about cancer related legal and practical issues that may arise after a diagnosis. Armed with that information, patients not only see the big picture, but can decide what needs to be handled first and what can wait – the definition of triaging.
Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) matches patients with resources and cost-sharing programs that may help lower out-of-pocket medicine costs, whether or not you have insurance. MAT provides a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for patient assistance resources offered by the biopharmaceutical industry.