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Free to Breathe (FtB) and the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) merged on September 30, 2017 to further our impact on lung cancer research discoveries. Our joint organization is now known as the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. To learn more, please visit the Merger Announcement page on LCRF’s website.

The following organizations provide assistance with money matters.


CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
Ph: (866) 552-6729

This organization addresses the needs of individuals who cannot afford their insurance co-payments for cancer medications. more >


Cancer Legal Resource Center
Ph: (800) 843-2572

This organization provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, employers and others coping with cancer. more >


Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Ph: (888) 477-2669

This organization helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free. This service offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private programs. more >


Needy Meds

This organization helps patients find assistance programs that help cover the costs of medications and other healthcare-related expenses. You can search by drug name to see whether there is a specific assistance program for your prescribed drug. Call the helpline at (800) 503-6897. more >


United Way

This organization leads and
supports a network of nearly 1,800 community-based organizations. Local United Way chapters can help with basic living expenses, including rent, mortgage, utility payments and food. Call 211 to get in touch with a community resource specialist. more >


Drug Companies

Most drug companies have programs to help patients get the drugs they need when insurance, co-pays or other money matters get in the way. Your nurse, social worker or patient navigator can help you contact the drug company.


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