Gen­eral re­sources

C.A.R.E. - - Living With Cancer -

Hav­ing can­cer is never easy, but find­ing help in the fight should be. Whether it is find­ing means to travel to ap­point­ments, lo­cat­ing an af­ford­able place to stay, get­ting help re­ceiv­ing food, or sim­ply re­ceiv­ing the tools you need to help you, NewMex­ico non-prof­its can help.

Fi­nan­cial As­sis­tance Can­cer Foun­da­tion for NewMex­ico If you live in the coun­ties of Santa Fe, Rio Ar­riba, Taos, Los Alamos, Col­fax, Mora, SanMiguel, Union or Harding youmay be el­i­gi­ble for as­sis­tance from the Foun­da­tion in th­ese cat­e­gories:

• Mileage Pa­tients who travel to Santa Fe for their treat­ment may qual­ify for re­im­burse­ment based

on the miles trav­eled from their home to the treat­ment cen­ter and back.

Help pay­ing for med­i­ca­tions The St. Vin­cent Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion will pay phar­macy costs of up to $1,500 per year for qual­i­fy­ing pa­tients of the CHRIS­TUS Can­cer Cen­ter. Speak with your health care provider for more in­for­ma­tion.

More free and re­duced- cost re­sources Can­cer Ser­vices of NewMex­ico Free Fam­ily Can­cer Re­treats April 17-19, Septem­ber 11-13 Ed­u­ca­tional ses­sions on treat­ments, clin­i­cal tri­als, talk­ing to kids about can­cer, pain man­age­ment, in­sur­ance and fi­nances. Al­bu­querque Mar­riott Pyra­mid North 5151 San Fran­cisco Rd. NE, Al­bu­querque mike@can­cerser­ 505-239-4239

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