LSU Lung Cancer Research Study

Diptasri Mandal, PhD:
Principal Investigator
(504) 568-6156
dmanda@lsuhsc.edu          

Angelle Bencaz, MSPH

Co-Investigator
(504) 568-2216
abenca@lsuhsc.edu

 

Jessica Chambliss, MS, CRC:

Co-Investigator

(504) 568-7027
jcham5@lsuhsc.edu

 


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Please click below on any of the following links for financial and legal assistance resources and guides: 

 

Organizations, Programs, & Websites

  1. CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation (CCAF) (Tel: 866-55-COPAY)

  2. Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) 

  3. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  (CMS) (Tel: 800-633-4227)

  4. Coverageforall.org (Foundation for Health Coverage Education)

  5. Disability Benefits Center

  6. Financial Assistance Program (CancerCare)

  7. HealthCare.gov  (Tel: 800-318-2596)

  8. HealthWell Foundation (Tel: 800-675-8416)

  9. Medicare.gov

  10. NeedyMeds (Tel: 800-503-6897)

  11. Partnership for Prescription Assistance (Tel: 888-477-2669)

  12. Patient Access Network Foundation (Tel: 866-316-7283)

  13. Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)  (Tel: 800-532-5274)

  14. Patient Assistance NOW Oncology (Novartis Pharmaceuticals) (Tel: 1-800-282-7630)

  15. Patient Services, Inc. (Tel: 1-800-366-7741)

  16. The Co-Pay Relief Program (Patient Advocate Foundation)

 

Financial Resources Web Pages

  1. Coping with the cost of cancer treatment—where to find financial help (Navigating Lung Cancer) (web page)

  2. Financial Assistance (Free to Breathe) (financial organizations for lung cancer resource web page)

  3. Financial Assistance (lungcancer.org) (web page)

  4. Financial Considerations (Cancer.Net) (web page)

  5. Financial Help for Cancer Patients (Navigating Lung Cancer) (web page)

  6. Financial Resources (Cancer.net) (web page)

  7. Financial Resources (Lung Cancer Alliance) (web page)

  8. Financial Resources (Lung Cancer Foundation of America) (web page)

  9. Helping You Understand Health Insurance (CancerCompass) (web page)

  10. PAN Now Offering Financial Assistance to Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients (PAN Foundation, Tel: 1-866-316-7263) (web page)

  11. Sources of Financial Assistance  (CancerCare(web page)

 

Financial Booklets & Fact Sheets

  1. Advanced Illness: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families Booklet (American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  2. A Helping Hand: The Resource Guide for People with Cancer (CancerCare, Financial Ed., 2013) (Resource Guide booklet)

  3. Cancer and Your Finances: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (Cancer Council NSW) (booklet)

  4. Coping with Cancer when You're Uninsured (CancerCare) (fact sheet)

  5. Finding Resources in Your Community (CancerCare) (fact sheet)

  6. Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer: Coping with the Cost of Care  (Cancer Support Community) (book)

  7. Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  8. How to Find a Financial Professional Sensitive to Cancer Issues: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (National Endowment for Financial Education & American Cancer Society) (booklet)

  9. Managing the Cost of Cancer Care: Practical Guidance for Patients and Families (Cancer.net) (booklet)

  10. Sources of Financial Assistance (CancerCare) (fact sheet)

  11. Transportation Resources (CancerCare) (fact sheet)

 

Housing/Lodging

  1. American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge (web page) (Tel: 800-ACS-2345)

  2. American Cancer Soceity Patient Loding Programs (web page)

  3. Healthcare Hospitality Network, Inc  (organization's webpage) (Tel: 1-800-542-9730)

  4. Joe's House (non-profit organization's webpage) (Tel: 877-563-7468, Email: info@joeshouse.org)

  5. Lodging (Lungcancer.org) (web page with additional resources)

  6. United Way (Tel: 703-836-7112)

 

Legal Assistance

  1. Aimed Alliance (Alliance for the Adoption of Innovation in Medicine) (website)

  2. Cancer and Careers (Tel: 646-929-8032)

  3. Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) (Tel: 866-843-2572)

  4. CoverageRights.org (website)

  5. Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC) (website)

  6. Employee Rights (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship) (web page)

  7. Family and Medical Leave ACT (FMLA) (United States Department of Labor) (web page)

  8. Insurance and Legal Rights (Coping with Cancer) (web page)

  9. Know Your Rights (Alliance for the Adoption of Innovation in Medicine, Aimed Alliance) (booklet)

  10. Know Your Rights (CancerConnect) (web page)

  11. LawHelp.org  (website)

  12. Legal Assistance: Finding Resources and Support (CancerCare(fact sheet)

  13. Legal Assistance: Finding Resources and Support (CancerCare) (web page)

  14. Legal, Case Management and Employment Resources (Lung Cancer Alliance) (resources web page)

  15. Legal Resources for Cancer Patients (justgreatlawyers.com) (web page)

  16. Louisiana Disability Legal Resources (website)

  17. Lung Cancer Law Center (website)

  18. National Cancer Legal Services Network (website)

  19. National Center for Medical Legal Partnership (website)

  20. Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)   (Tel: 800-532-5274)

  21. Patient's Bill of Rights (American Cancer Society) (web page)

  22. Patients' Bill of Rights & HIPAA (CancerCare) (fact sheet)

  23. The Samfund: Support for Young Adult Cancer Survivors  (web page)

  24. Understanding Your Rights (Your Guide to Cancer Care) (web page)

  25. Working It Out: Your Employment Rights As a Cancer Survivor (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship) (booklet)

 

 rxxPrescription Expenses & Co-Pay Assistance

  1. Drug Companies Financial Assistance Programs Directory (CONQUER) (web page)

  2. Need Help Paying for Your Prescriptions?: 3-Step Guide to Affording Your Medications (Coverageforall.org) (handout)

  3. NeedyMeds (Tel: 800-503-6897)

  4. Partnership for Prescription Assistance (Tel: 888-477-2669)

  5. Patient Access Network Foundation (Tel: 866-316-7283)

  6. Pfizer Rx Pathways (Tel: 1-844-989-PATH (7284))

  7. RxAssist 

  8. RxHope (Tel: 877-267-0517)

  9. RxOutreach (Tel: 888-796-1234)

  10. RxResource (Tel: 800-997-7739)

  11. The Assistance Fund (Tel: 855-845-3663)

  12. The Rx Helper (Tel: 888-233-4303)

  13. Together Rx Access (Tel: 800-444-4106)

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Transportation

  1. Financial Assistance for Transportation (OncoLink) (web page)

  2. LifeLine Pilots (website) (private, non-profit organization, Tel: 1-800-822-7972) 

  3. National Patient Travel Center   (Tel: 1-800-296-1217)

  4. Road to Recovery (American Cancer Society) (web page) (Tel: 1-800-227-2345)

  5. Transportation Resources (lungcancer.org) (web page)

 

Other:

  1. Cancer Insurance Checklist (cancerinsurancechecklist.org) (worksheet guides)
  2. John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation (website) (offers college scholarships to those whose parents have been diagnosed with lung cancer)

 

Video Library

  1. Navigating Challenges: Managing the Cost of Your Cancer Care (Cancer.net) (YouTube)

 

Podcast

  1. Understanding the Costs Related to Cancer Care (Cancer.Net)

 

 

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