Finances

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can hit you with unexpected treatment costs on top of the stress you may already be experiencing. We’re here for you with information and resources on managing financial concerns, such as understanding your health insurance, finding coverage if you don’t have it, and additional help for medical costs. For those employed, we offer tips for navigating life at work as you undergo treatment: your legal rights, disability benefits, and more.     

Breast Cancer Helpline

When you’re ready to talk, we’re ready to listen.
Get emotional support, insights and hope from a trained volunteer who has been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

Accessing breast cancer resources

Getting the breast cancer care you need when you are uninsured or underinsured is a big challenge. This workshop will provide an overview of the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and other organizations, services and resources available to support persons with breast cancer. 

 
It was overwhelming…It was my first time dealing with health insurance. I didn’t even know what a deductible was, or an out-of-pocket maximum.

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