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While we make every attempt to keep our resource directory accurate we recognize that certain services may have changed since COVID-19. If you are having difficulty finding a resource you need, please contact one of our patient navigators by clicking here.

Navigating the medical system when facing cancer can be a daunting task for patients, survivors, and their family members. To support you in this challenging task, we have assembled resources in an easy-to-use online tool.

Our resource directory is continually updated to provide the most current information available. If you find an error, or are aware of a resource not listed, please email us. *Please note, inclusion of a resource in the directory is not an endorsement of that resource or service. 

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Financial Assistance, Support Programs & Services, Patient Advocates
421 Butler Farm Rd.
Hampton
VA
23666
(800) 532-5274

Patient Advocate Foundation offers professional patient assistance by telephone, email, or live web chat to those in need that fall under the scope of services offered.

Patient Advocate Foundation offers professional patient assistance by telephone, email, or live web chat to those in need that fall under the scope of services offered. Services include co-pay relief, financial aid, case management, and outreach programs.

PAF manages the Komen Treatment Assistance Program Financial Aid Fund offering a one-time grant of $300 to cover some expenses related to breast cancer treatment.

In 2014 PAF opened the first ever Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers, Molecular Biomarker Specific disease silo. This program silo provides direct financial support of pharmaceutical co-payments for insured patients who are unable to afford their costs associated with treatment and personalized therapy specified by molecular biomarker testing.

In late 2014 PAF's received new funding which will allow the Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program to expand its support of patients suffering with Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Hepatitis C, Multiple Myeloma or Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

In 2015 PAF launched the Transportation Financial Aid Fund,  designed to provide transportation relief for patients diagnosed with and in active treatment for either metastatic melanoma or metastatic lung cancer. Approved patients will receive a one-time grant of $300 specifically to be used for transportation purposes as it applies to the patient’s current IV-infused treatment.

Education, Patient Advocates

The Coverage Access Guide is a free, user-friendly, article-based educational guide geared to help current and future patients overcome common healthcare obstacles in order to enhance their overall

The Coverage Access Guide is a free, user-friendly, article-based educational guide geared to help current and future patients overcome common healthcare obstacles in order to enhance their overall healthcare experience. Advice and guidance, harnessed from Patient Advocate Foundation’s staff of professional case managers, is presented via brief articles so that novice and experienced patients alike can quickly and easily access the information. The Coverage Access Guide walks patients through the full healthcare journey from initial insurance plan selection to making the most of their plan benefits. Additionally, topics such as workplace benefits, clinical trials,  and tips to preserve income are covered. Available on iOS for iPhones.

Genetic Counseling
1500 E. Second St., Ste. 203
Reno
NV
89502
(775) 828-7525

Perinatal Associates of Northern Nevada offers cancer genetic counseling  for those with a strong family/personal history of cancer that may be hereditary.

Perinatal Associates of Northern Nevada offers cancer genetic counseling  for those with a strong family/personal history of cancer that may be hereditary. This counseling can assist patients to make informed medical decisions based on their own personal risk assessment, allowing them to better manage their health and reduce their risk of developing caner.

Cancer Screening, Free/Low-Cost Services
535 Western Ave.
Lovelock
NV
89419
(775) 273-2041

Each of Nevada's Community Health Nursing clinics offers a variety of services including nursing services to residents of all ages and incomes.  The community health nurses provide services in 13 l

Each of Nevada's Community Health Nursing clinics offers a variety of services including nursing services to residents of all ages and incomes.  The community health nurses provide services in 13 locations throughout the state.  Each clinic provides services at a low cost or using a sliding scale dependent upon income.  Services are not denied due to inability to pay.  The clinics also accept private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare. Services include cancer screening for breast, cervical, colorectal and testicular cancers, immunizations including for the HPV vaccine, as well as counseling and education on a variety of health topics.

Financial Assistance, Medications/Pharmacy

Pfizer's RxPathways assists eligible patients up to four times the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) adjusted for family size to get access to their Pfizer medicines by offering support services, free or

Pfizer's RxPathways assists eligible patients up to four times the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) adjusted for family size to get access to their Pfizer medicines by offering support services, free or reduced cost medication and more. This patient assistance program is available online and by phone.

Cancer Screening, Prevention, Free/Low-Cost Services
3220 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas
NV
89102
(702) 878-7776

Planned Parenthood health centers in Las Vegas offer low-cost, high-quality reproductive health care for women, men and teens. Services include breast and cervical cancer screening.

Planned Parenthood health centers in Las Vegas offer low-cost, high-quality reproductive health care for women, men and teens. Services include breast and cervical cancer screening. Additional Las Vegas locations include: Las Vegas East Flamingo 3300 E. Flamingo Rd., Ste. 25 Las Vegas, NV 89121 702-547-9888 Las Vegas North MLK 3940 Martin L. King Blvd., Ste. 105 North Las Vegas, NV 89032 702-642-3313

Free/Low-Cost Services, Cancer Screening
455 W. 5th St.
Reno
NV
89503
(775) 688-5555

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte improves and transforms the lives of over 250,000 women, men and children every year in 29 counties throughout mid-California and 13 counties in Northern Nevada.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte improves and transforms the lives of over 250,000 women, men and children every year in 29 counties throughout mid-California and 13 counties in Northern Nevada. They reach people through medical services, education programs, and advocacy initiatives. With 36 health center locations and 11 community sites, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte provides a range of reproductive and general health services including breast and cervical cancer screening, pediatrics and adult primary health care.

Free/Low-Cost Services, Cancer Screening
3300 E. Flamingo Rd., Ste. 25
Las Vegas
NV
89121
(702) 547-9888

Planned Parenthood health centers in Las Vegas offer low-cost, high-quality reproductive health care for women, men and teens. Services include breast and cervical cancer screening.

Planned Parenthood health centers in Las Vegas offer low-cost, high-quality reproductive health care for women, men and teens. Services include breast and cervical cancer screening. Additional Las Vegas locations include: Las Vegas West Charleston 3220 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-878-7776 Las Vegas North MLK 3940 Martin L. King Blvd., Ste. 105 North Las Vegas, NV 89032 702-642-3313

Cancer Screening, Education

The decision to screen for prostate cancer with PSA screening should be discussed with your health care provider to weigh the pros and cons of screening.

The decision to screen for prostate cancer with PSA screening should be discussed with your health care provider to weigh the pros and cons of screening. Most major organizations recommend men ages 55 to 69 discuss screening with their provider. Screening is not recommended for men 54 and younger or 70 and older. To assist men in making an informed decision about whether to screen for prostate cancer, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has developed this guide.

Is Prostate Screening Right For You?

Education, Prevention

The Smoking in America resource from PublicHealth.org provides a multi-page report on smoking including the history of tobacco, health risks, the case for quitting, resources, and details on e-ciga

The Smoking in America resource from PublicHealth.org provides a multi-page report on smoking including the history of tobacco, health risks, the case for quitting, resources, and details on e-cigarettes.

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