Insurance, Financial Assistance, Cost of Services
The Cancer Resource Foundation
This foundation offers co-pay assistance for cancer genetic testing.
Genetic testing research study for African-American premenopausal women with breast cancer
Provides free genetic testing for those who qualify.
The Lynne Cohen Cancer Screening & Prevention Project for High Risk Women Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU Cancer Institute
This program makes a special effort to provide excellent medical care to uninsured, underserved minority women from communities that have traditionally had fewer medical services available.
Medicare coverage criteria for genetic testing
This site lists guidelines for BRCA testing under Medicare.
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)
CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 5 U.S. territories, and 12 tribes.
National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship
Includes a page on finding financial help for cancer treatment.
Patient Services Incorporated program for MRI for high-risk women
This program offers financial assistance program to help young women who are at high risk for breast cancer gain access to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) screening. The program pays for women 45 years of age or younger with a family history of breast cancer or have tested positive for a BRCA mutation. Any woman meeting these criteria is qualified to apply, regardless of her insurance status.
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