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Financial assistance for men or women with breast cancer

Following is a list of national financial assistance programs for people diagnosed with breast cancer. Additional local and state resources may be available.

  • Grey haired woman looking at mammogram films with doctorBreast Cancer Charities of America’s Help Now Fund provides grants to ease the financial burdens experienced by those in active breast cancer treatment.
  • Genevieve’s Helping Hands offers small financial grants to be used by young breast cancer patients (under age 40) to extend their recuperation period after cancer related surgeries and treatment.
  • The Gift of Hope breast cancer foundation is dedicated to providing financial support to women in need during their course of treatment. 
  • The Pink Fund provides financial support to help breast cancer patients focus on healing while improving survivorship outcomes.
  • The Sisters Network Breast Cancer Assistance Program aims to assist breast cancer survivors facing financial challenges while undergoing surgery, radiation or chemotherapy treatment.
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  • If your insurance company denies coverage of recommended treatment, visit the Health Insurance Appeals section of our website for guidance and resources.
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  • Visit the FORCE Research Study Search tool for information on hereditary cancer research studies for new or evolving breast cancer treatments.
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In addition to the personalized, local and virtual support FORCE provides, these organizations also support members of our community affected by breast cancer:

  • Breastcancer.org provides support and information via its comprehensive website. 
  • Cancer Support Community is a professionally led nonprofit support network providing virtual as well as local, in-person support in communities throughout the U.S. and abroad. 
  • HIS Breast Cancer Awareness is an organization providing information and awareness for men with breast cancer.
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a national organization for people diagnosed with breast cancer across the care continuum.
  • Male Breast Cancer Coalition provides information and support for men with breast cancer.
  • METAvivor is a national nonprofit organization that provides support for women with metastatic breast cancer and that funds metastatic cancer research.
  • SHARE is a nonprofit that provides support and information for women with breast, ovarian or endometrial cancer.  
  • Sharsheret is a national organization for the Jewish breast and ovarian cancer community.  
  • Susan G. Komen addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as support, research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives.
  • Young Survival Coalition is an organization for young people diagnosed with breast cancer.