Where to get help paying for costly cancer drugs - KMOV.com

Where to get help paying for costly cancer drugs

Even as new cancer treatments offer hope for some, their cost is out of reach for many. Tens of thousands of people seek help from drug companies and charities that provide free medicines or cover copays for people who can't afford it.

Here is a list of places to seek help:

-- Genentech: www.GenentechAccessSolutions.com

-- Novartis: http://www.patientassistancenow.com

-- Patient Advocate Foundation, 800-532-5274 www.patientadvocate.org

-- CancerCare, 866-552-6729 www.cancercarecopay.org

-- Chronic Disease Fund, 877-968-7233 www.cdfund.org

-- Healthwell Foundation, 800-675-8416 www.healthwellfoundation.org

-- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 877-557-2672 www.LLS.org/copay

-- National Organization for Rare Disorders 800-999-6673 www.rarediseases.org

-- Patient Access Network Foundation, 866-316-7263 www.panfoundation.org

-- Patient Advocate Foundation, 866-512-3861 www.copays.org

-- Patient Services Inc., 800-366-7741 www.patientservicesinc.org

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