DIf you need more details as to whether or not you qualify for Medicare/Medicaid, or you need further details about your particular benefits if you have Medicare/Medicaid, visit the website for a list of these programs by state. You can start here to research more details.4 website. Accessed at on February 19, 2013.

If you need financial assistance, consider contacting the following:

The National Cancer Institute also has an online searchable list of services that may be useful for you to search and match the needed criteria.


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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 on February 19, 2013.

4 website. Accessed at on February 19, 2013.

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