For those with little or no insurance

Below are local and national resources for patients who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and need assistance paying for treatment:

  • The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems—Contacting your local hospital is a good first step when seeking help to pay for treatment. This website lists all Oregon hospitals’ financial assistance policies.
  • The Figg Tree Foundation—Provides grants to help with medical expenses ranging from doctors visits to chemotherapy treatment (click on Grant Info)
  • Patient Advocate Foundation—The Colorectal CareLine provides one-time grants to patients who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer and need help with transportation services associated with their care
  • BenefitsCheckUp, a Service of the National Council on Aging—Helps seniors access available benefits for health care and other needs
  • HealthWell Foundation—Helps pay for medications for patients who are underinsured
  • Oregon Primary Care Association—Provides a list of federally qualified health centers across Oregon (click on Find a Health Center)
  • Project Access—Coordinates a network of volunteer physicians and other health care providers, making it easier for them to donate medically necessary care to the low-income uninsured in our communities.

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Your Stories

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Me hice la prueba y ahora quiero compartir mi experiencia

Tenía problemas de colon irritable. Me hicieron un análisis de laboratorio que detecta el cáncer. Esta experiencia fue muy positiva, los médicos y enfermeras me dieron mucha confianza y quede tranquilo. Ahora les digo a todos mis amigos y familiares que se hagan la prueba, les podría salvar la vida.

Basilio Sandoval, Eugene


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