If you are currently in active breast cancer treatment and struggle to pay bills not associated with medical costs (rent, utilities, food, childcare, etc.), there may be resources available to help you cover your needs.

Susan G. Komen’s national website also lists a variety of financial assistance organization that may be suitable for your situation. To view the list, please click here. To view prescription drug assistance programs, please click here.

If possible, changing insurance coverage or adding different levels of insurance may also offer relief for the cost of breast cancer care. Visit Komen’s national website to  review different types of insurance and how to ensure proper coverage for your breast cancer care.

View our  list of local, Colorado-based organizations that offer financial assistance of some sort to breast cancer patients. A referring professional is someone who completes paperwork on your behalf to submit to the organization. This is generally a patient navigator or social worker based at your treatment facility who can confirm your diagnosis and treatment regime, if required by the organization.

View our list of national organizations that offer financial assistance of some sort to breast cancer patients.

Each organization has its own eligibility guidelines and application process, so review the information closely and reach out to each organization individually for more information.