NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults - page 107

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Version 2013
Part 10: Resources
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STRONG Care Plan
Interactive program that uses answers to a brief
questionnaire to produce a basic survivorship care
plan. The LIVE
Care Plan is meant to be
shared with the oncology team and used as a start for
putting together a personal survivorship care plan.
Lotsa Helping Hands
Free service designed to help friends and family
organize support efforts. Includes a help calendar
to schedule and sign up for specific report activities
(shopping, rides to medical appointments, meal
preparation, etc.) as well as a message board for
sharing information.
Non-profit organization that encourages cancer
patients and caregivers to create free, customized
websites to build an online support community of
family and friends.
National Cancer Institute
Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer: Survivorship
Facing Forward: Life after Cancer Treatment
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
877.NCCS.YES (622.7937)
The oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization
in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for
all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
Needy Meds
Searchable online database of pharmaceutical
companies’ patient assistance programs.
The Patient Access Network Foundation
866.316.7263, 9:00
to 5:00
, ET
Provides help to underinsured patients for out-of-
pocket expenses for life-saving medications. Patients
must complete an application and meet certain
insurance and income criteria to qualify for aid.
Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides direct financial support for pharmaceutical
co-payments to insured patients who financially and
medically qualify.
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