Komen Florida Offices
Provides local resources for support, help for medically underserved for screening mammograms, biopsies & additional treatment as well as educational programs and printed literature.
Local Resource Guides by Community:
- Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie
- Indiantown/Martin County
- North Palm Beach County
- South Palm Beach County
- The Glades
SUSAN G. KOMEN NATIONAL
Linking A.R.M.S. – Assistance & Resources Made Simple through Komen National is financial assistance for oral medications for cancer treatment, pain and anti-nausea medications, lymphedema support and durable medical equipment. 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Supports research, provides printed materials, educational programs and practical help for patients & their families.
Offers free support, information, financial assistance & practical help to cancer patients and their loved ones.
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered – It is for anyone affected by hereditary breast or ovarian cancer.
Provides social and emotional support along with lectures, workshops, networking groups, children’s programs, and networking groups.
Provides a guide to understanding cancer (diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, coping, finding a doctor & paying for treatment).
NATIONAL BREAST CANCER COALITION
Grassroots organization with a mission to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy.
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE’S CANCER INFORMATION CENTER
Provides information and resources for patients, the public and healthcare providers.
NATIONAL LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK
Provides information on all aspects of health, disease, prevention, and wellness.
THE CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP AND HOPE
Provides support and financial resources for cancer patients.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
Offers stress reduction and education workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions & social events.
YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION
Provides information on breast cancer in young women.
LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION
Provides education and advocacy for those living with, through and beyond cancer.
MY PATIENT RIGHTS
My Patient Rights can help guide you in resolving issues so you can get the health care you deserve.
NATIONAL COALITION FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP
Provides information and resources on cancer support, advocacy and quality-of-life issues.
PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
Provides education, legal counseling and referrals concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job discrimination, and debt crisis matters.
Florida Rx Card is a free statewide discount prescription program. The program was launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions.
A website of pharmaceutical companies who have special patient assistance programs. Patients can search this site for the particular drug (chemo or not) that they will be taking to see if there is an assistance program for that particular drug.