Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer. The resources are reviewed and updated periodically to ensure they are current.
- Caregiver Information
- Clinical Trials
- Complementary and Integrative Therapies
- Diet and Nutrition
- Financial Assistance
- General Cancer Organizations and Information
- Insurance Issues and Copay Assistance Programs
- Legal Assistance
- Pain Management
- Prescription Assistance
- Transportation and Lodging
Accessia Health pioneered the patient assistance model for people living with chronic medical conditions. We provide financial assistance to pay for prescriptions, medical treatments and expenses, and insurance premiums. Our program services include healthcare education, specialized legal services, and case management.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC)
CFAC is a coalition of cancer financial assistance organizations. It maintains a searchable database of the forms of financial help available, based on need and diagnosis.
Family Reach helps families with cancer manage the overwhelming financial and emotional barriers of the disease. Working in close collaboration with a network of more than 145 hospitals and cancer centers nationwide, Family Reach provides immediate financial assistance, education, and outreach to qualified families in need.
The HealthWell Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to providing financial assistance to underinsured patients living with cancer and other diseases. They assist with out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs, copays, co-insurance, deductibles, and insurance premiums.
Medical Assistance Tool
Building upon the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA), MAT gives patients, loved ones and health care providers a single point of access to hundreds of public and private assistance programs, as well as connecting them with more transparent information about the cost of medicine.
NeedyMeds is a national nonprofit organization that maintains a regularly updated database on over 9,000 assistance programs, 15,000 free/low-cost/sliding scale clinics and nearly 1,500 drug discount coupons. It provides a free drug discount card that offers a discount of up to 80% at more than 65,000 pharmacies nationwide. Anyone can use the card regardless of income level or insurance status and no registration is required.
Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic, and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief Program
This program provides financial assistance for copays, coinsurance, and deductibles to Americans with private or federally-funded insurance. Patients must have certain medical conditions.
RxAssist: Patient Assistance Program Center
RxAssist maintains a directory of patient assistance programs run by pharmaceutical companies, to help with prescription costs.