A cancer diagnosis can cause emotional and physical stress. It can also cause a severe financial strain on the survivor and the family. Below is a downloadable list of helpful organizations and programs for individuals and families having financial difficulties. Many communities also have local resources, such as churches and civic organizations like the United Way, that should be investigated.
Your cancer center may also have a social worker on staff who will be able to help you find more local resources.
For qualifying individuals, Blue Hope Financial Assistance will cover the cost of a screening test or provide a $300 one-time financial stipend to help cover screening related expenses. We also offer a $200 stipend for those currently in treatment for colon or rectal cancer.