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Quick Links for Patients and Caregivers

The organizations below offer further resources for patients and caregivers.

Federal and state assistance

  • Federal government programs help with medical and living expenses. This resource is a portal to find information on health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and other ways to pay for medical care: usa.gov/health-insurance  
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides programs and services at the state level, such as social services, health insurance, healthy prevention services/programs, assistance finding a doctor, and much more: hhs.gov/programs/index.html
  • HHS also has a search tool to help you locate local health centers. These centers serve people who need affordable low-cost medical care: findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov 
  • U.S. Administration on Aging’s Eldercare Locator can help locate financial resources and programs for older adults and their families: eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx
  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides tax-free benefits to qualified veterans and their families in certain situations. benefits.va.gov/benefits/
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a law passed to make health care more affordable, accessible and of a higher quality for Americans, including previously uninsured persons. Find health insurance coverage through the website: healthcare.gov

Help finding cancer treatment

Clinical trials

Find a lung cancer screening center

Get matched with a lung cancer survivor or caregiver

Talk with someone who understands. In collaboration with Cancer Hope Network, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation offers lung cancer patients and caregivers the opportunity to be matched with a trained volunteer cancer survivor or caregiver who has been through a similar experience. Complete a brief form to start the matching process, and a Cancer Hope Network Patient Services Coordinator will contact you to ask a few simple questions and get you connected. Fill out the form here to get started.

Patient support groups

Learn more about lung cancer research