Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Cancer Lifeline staff works to help cancer patients stay in treatment by providing resources to help meet basic needs or access medical care, including medications, health insurance, co-pays or transportation to treatment.

Cancer Lifeline Patient Assistance Fund (for non-breast cancer patients)

The Cancer Lifeline Patient Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to low-income patients with cancer other than breast cancer. The fund can be used for living or medical expenses. Eligible applicants must be within a three month window of active treatment, live or receive treatment in a Western Washington county, and meet low-income requirements. For more information about eligibility and the application process, call (206) 832-1282.

To apply, please contact your social or healthcare worker.

Komen Patient Assistance Fund

Cancer Lifeline is happy to partner with the Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen to provide financial assistance to low-income patients with breast cancer. The fund can be used for living or medical expenses. Eligible applicants must be within a three month window of active treatment for breast cancer, live or receive treatment in a Western Washington county and meet low-income requirements. For more information about eligibility and the application process, call (206) 832-1282. To apply, please contact your social or healthcare worker.