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Senior woman meeting with agentSome cancer organizations, including the American Cancer Society and CancerCare, offer financial assistance for everything from medication co-payments, treatment and even travel and lodging expenses.3 National Cancer Institute Website. Accessed at http://www.cancer.gov/ on February 19, 2013.


References

1 Chaturvedi SK, Shenoy A, Prasad KM, Senthilnathan SM, Premlatha BS. Concerns, coping and quality of life in head and neck cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 1996 May;4(3):186-90.

2 Ward E, Halpern M, Schrag N, et al. Association of insurance with cancer care utilization and outcomes. CA Cancer J Clin. 2008 Jan-Feb;58(1):9-31.

3 National Cancer Institute Website. Accessed at http://www.cancer.gov/ on February 19, 2013.

4 Benefits.gov website. Accessed at http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-category/category/MED on February 19, 2013.