The Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley provides families with critically ill and traumatically injured children an atmosphere of comfort, hope and courage, keeping them close to the care and resources they need. The House has 12 bedrooms that are filled to capacity almost every night. We also provide meals, laundry and respite services for our families during their stay. Located on the campus of the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY, the House is just steps away from the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Since it opened in 2011, more than 1,800 families have called our House their Home.
The Patient Advocate Foundation provides direct financial support to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance. The program offers free financial advice and free legal consultation about health insurance.
CureSearch unites the world's largest childhood cancer research organization, the children's oncology group, and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation through their mission to cure childhood cancer. For parents and families, the website provides specific information and resources for when cancer patients are newly diagnosed, in-treatment, end of treatment and survivorship.
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FIRST HAND FOUNDATION
First Hand Foundation, founded by the Cerner Corporation, helps individual children and their families who do not have access to health insurance or state aid through both monetary and in-kind donations. The Foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgeries), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care.
CLINICAL TRIALS INFORMATION
CancerCare is a national organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: cancer patients, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. Its program include counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help and are provided by professional oncology social workers.
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As a national nonprofit, our mission is to support community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical and related expenses due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Your gift to HelpHOPELive helps us provide assistance to people who need it most in a meaningful and tangible way.
Make-A-Wish®vision to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. In the United States .
Cord blood banking has been used to treat over 80 diseases including leukemia and lymphoma. More awareness can help save the lives of children and adults suffering from life-threatening illnesses
Corporate Angel Network is the only charitable organization whose sole mission is to fly cancer patients (both children and adults) to treatment at no cost to them on empty seats on both private and corporate planes. This not only improves the patients' chances of survival, but, it also reduces their emotional stress, physical discomfort, and financial burden.
Cancer.net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinic Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Cancer.net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decesions.
The Process is Simple. Patient Advocate Foundation's Patient Services provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness. Select one of the following to learn more about how PAF Patient Services may assist you:
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Learn more about clinical studies and about this site, including relevant history, policies, and laws.Type your paragraph here.
Medical malpractice is professional negligence by a healthcare provider in which the treatment provided falls below the proper standard of practice in the healthcare community. In these cases, this neglect causes injury or death to the patient. Doctors are the third leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease and cancer, and currently it is estimated that in the US alone over 225,000 people die each year from medical negligence. Believes that every individual who has experienced this neglect should have access to the best information and support available.
The NCI website includes current and comprehensive cancer information from the US government's principal agency for cancer research.
Ronald McDonald House New York provides temporary housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families in a strong, supportive and caring environment which encourages and nurtures the development of child-to-child and parent-to-parent support systems.
Drug Center was founded in 2015 to offer help and support to the millions of people hurt by faulty or poorly tested drugs or medical devices. Our goal is to empower the public, especially those who have suffered severe side effects because of careless pharmaceutical manufacturing.
NFT provides financial assistance to transplant patients in all 50 states.
Provide a forum of national patient advocacy groups and medical and scientific organizations which meets regularly, shares ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively to advance research and policies to prevent cancer, and improve public education, and the diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and survivorship of children and adolescents with cancer.
Triage Cancer is dedicated to helping survivors, caregivers, and health care professionals navigate cancer survivorship issues by connecting them to experts, information, and resources.
Smart Patient is online community where patients and caregivers learn from each other about treatment, clinical trials, the latest science, and how it all fits into the context of their experience...
The Danny Fund provides financial, emotional and advocacy support for the families of children under the age of 21 who reside within a 30 mile radius of Pelham, NY., and are suffering from a catastrophic illness or injury.
Our goal is to prevent the financial and emotional collapse of these families by providing the assistance needed – for as long as necessary – to help them remain stable.