What is the Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program?

PAF Co-Pay Relief (CPR) provides direct financial assistance to qualified patients, assisting them with prescription drug co-payments their insurance requires relative to their diagnosis. CPR call counselors work directly with the patient as well as with the provider of care to obtain necessary medical, insurance and income information to advance the application in an expeditious manner. Upon approval, payments are made:

To the Doctor, To the Pharmacy, or To the Patient Directly

Carolyn Fund – Post Mastectomy Assistance for Breast Cancer Patients

The Carolyn Fund offers financial assistance to women who have undergone a mastectomy and who have limited resources for the purchase of prosthesis and related items. The Carolyn Fund program is the only one of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley. It receives referrals from physicians, local agencies and the American Cancer Society. Clients come from all parts of South Texas ranging from Rio Grande City and Roma to South Padre Island. - Breast Cancer

Asbestos is a carcinogen that has been linked conclusively to other health conditions such as mesothelioma cancer, but its exact correlation to breast cancer is uncertain. Although researchers have noted an elevated incidence of breast cancer in women who have been exposed to asbestos fibers, studies have not yet determined how asbestos directly affects breast tissue.