Fiscal Well-Being After Cancer

Everyday living expenses and the cost of medical services and treatments can be overwhelming and cause financial stress and anxiety for cancer survivors and their families. The stress can be so intense people can suffer from anxiety and depression. This can decrease your overall quality of life. It is important to talk with your provider and/or social worker about resources and organizations that offer assistance for cancer patients and survivors who are facing financial challenges.

Resources

Virginia Mason Social Work Services — (800)354-9527, ext. 36954

American Cancer Society on Taking Charge of Money Matters

Cancer.net Financial Resources

Cancer Treatment Centers of America on Coping with the Financial Stress of Cancer

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition