Financial Aid Funds - The Colorectal CareLine & Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF)

lizzydavis Member Posts: 893
edited March 2014 in Colorectal Cancer #1
Just wondering if anyone has contacted these Financial Aid sources? Is it worth a letter to them?

Colorectal CareLine Patient Advocate Foundation Program
Address: Suite 101700 Thimble Shoals BoulevardNewport News, VA 23606
Telephone: 1-866-657-8634
Web site:

Description: The Patient Advocate Foundation's Colorectal CareLine is a patient/provider hotline designed to provide assistance to patients who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer and are seeking education and access to care. The Colorectal CareLine is staffed by a team of case managers who have both nursing and social work backgrounds and who provide individualized service to colorectal cancer patients, their caregivers, and providers who are seeking information and/or assistance.

*************Through its Financial Aid Fund, the Colorectal CareLine offers financial aid for specific treatment-related expenses for those diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

Financial Assistance Type: Cancer Treatment (includes side effects, late Target - Colorectal Cancer

Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF)
Post Office Box 161150Austin, TX 78716
512-236-88201-866-235-72051-866-673-7205 (LIVESTRONG SurvivorCare)

The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) helps survivors face the challenges and changes that come with cancer. Through the LAF's online education resource on, cancer survivors can learn about their cancer-related concerns, such as the physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment, and managing day-to-day matters. In addition, survivors can download worksheets to organize and guide their cancer experiences and hear stories shared by other cancer survivors. LIVESTRONG SurvivorCare is a partnership between CancerCare, Patient Advocate Foundation, EmergingMed and the Lance Armstrong Foundation and provides financial assistance to cancer patients who are 6 months post-treatment with no evidence of disease. Limited financial assistance is available for transportation to follow-up appointments, medical copays, cancer-related medications, and neuropsychological evaluation. The LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance is a coalition of organizations with the goal to improve the survival rates and quality of life for young adults with cancer between the ages of 15 and 40. The Alliance is committed to promoting research and the investigation of the problem, serving as a voice for the issue and promoting solutions.

Health Insurance/Co-Payments, Medication, Practical Needs (mortgage, rent, food, transportation)

Cancer, any type