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Resources

American Cancer Fund - Pharma Resources

  • Listing of pharmaceutical companies and other drug assistance programs

 

American Cancer Society(ACS)- National​

  • 1-888-227-6333

​The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program provides a free home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers.

American Cancer Society Hope Club (Latham)

  • ACS Hope Club of the Capital Region provides a cozy place for understanding to anyone touched by cancer.

  • 518-227-6960, One Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110

  • Activities & Workshops: Check out the monthly calendar that is full of engaging opportunities like massage, yoga, cooking, knitting, Legos, and painting

  • Support and Networking Groups: Wellness Group, Recurrence Group, Living with Loss, Kids Club, and Teens Club are just a sample of opportunities to connect.

  • Signature Programs: Wig, FREE rides to treatment (1-800-227-2345) & Support & Treatment gold standards you should know.

Amtrak Rails to Recovery

  • Amtrak can provide a discount for customers who are traveling on Amtrak Empire Service Trains within New York State only, for the purpose of receiving treatments for a life-threatening illness. This discount can only be obtained through an affiliation with one of the listed participating agencies of Voices of Hope. 

Be The Match

  • The Be The Match® Patient Support Center provides support, information, and resources for transplant patients, caregivers, and families.

  • Financial Grants after transplant. Be The Match has two grants for after transplant. These grants can be paid directly to patients, caregivers, or family members.

Bone Marrow Foundation

  • bonemarrow.org

  • 1-800-365-1336

  • They offer funding for patients who can’t afford transplants or related costs.

  • Applications can be printed from the website.

 

Cancer Information Service of New York

  • The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service is the foremost source for the latest and most accurate cancer information for patients, their families, the public, and health professionals.

  • Phone: (518) 271-3534

 

Cancer.net

  • Online resources and links to funding and support

Caring.com

  • Navigating Cancer Care Decisions for Older Adults

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (JJPAF)

  • The JJPAF is an independent, non-profit organization committed to helping eligible patients without insurance coverage, receive prescription products donated by Johnson & Johnson operating companies. Click here for eligibility requirements.

Local Hospital Foundations

(typically run by volunteers):

Leukemia Lymphoma Society

LLS.org/support/financial-support

  • 1-800-995-4572

  • Call at the first of the month for available resources

  • Choose option 4 from the call prompts

Myeloma Links to Services:

The patient can apply through the portal, or call (877)557-2672

 

NY Home Energy Assistance Program

 

Social Security Administration

  • 800-772-1213

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