An on-line organization that provides information on patient-assistance programs designed to help with the cost of medicine and health care.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
A national nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of enhancing quality of life for people dying and their loved ones.
A website that provides drug and disease information. Provides a Manufacturer Information page to link to pharmaceutical company pages.
From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Many authoritative links on treatments, coping, nutrition, and the organizations and more.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
A directory of patient-assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
National Council on the Aging — BenefitsCheckUp
The National Council on the Aging developed BenefitsCheckUp — a comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. Benefits include health care, energy/utility assistance, tax relief, prescription drug benefits, food, housing, transportation, and more.
UCSFOsher Center for Integrative Medicine
A university-based clinic and research center, whose mission is to transform the way medicine is practiced by conducting research on integrative approaches to health, educating students, health professionals, and the community, and treating patients with compassionate care — addressing the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the patient.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
A non-profit alliance of the world’s leading cancer centers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice. To order patient guidelines call 888-909-NCCN (6226).
Helps cancer patients, families, health care professional and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Has comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
Cancer Hope Network
Provides individual support to cancer patients and their families by matching them with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.