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Financial Support

There are a variety of financial resources available to those who qualify, including the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation and TWIG 1 Cancer Care Fund. Members of your oncology team will work collaboratively with financial aid personnel to determine what individualized assistance is available to you.

Additional Resources

A cancer diagnosis and treatment can be daunting – but you’re not alone. The resources listed below are just a small number of the community of supporters who understand your struggles and are willing to share their experience and knowledge. For more information on available resources and support groups, contact your nurse navigator.

  • American Cancer Society

    Provides trusted information about all types of cancer, cancer treatments and support. For more information, please call 800-227-2345 or visit

    American Cancer Society’s “Road To Recovery”

    The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. For more information, visit

    Cancer Support Community

    The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The CSC provides support programs for patients, caregivers and their supporters. For more information, visit or call 888-793-9355.

    Perry County Cancer Alliance

    Open to all cancer patients, family members and friends, this group offers support, knowledge and coping skills. Learn more here.

    Provides information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology on cancer types, treatments, advocacy, survivorship, resources, podcasts and news. Please visit for more information.


    Provides a complimentary online space where patients and families can share cancer stories, connect, provide updates and receive support. For more details, please visit or call 651-789-2300.

    Provides the latest information about chemotherapy for patients and their families, caregivers and friends. Get more information at

    The Cord Blood Center

    The Cord Blood Center promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments and is committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood. Visit for more information.

    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

    Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Cancer Institute provides general information and resources on cancer and clinical trials. For more information, visit or please call 800-422-6237.


    Provides information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. Learn more at

    Medicine Assistance Tool

    Qualified patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need at a free or reduced cost. For more details, please visit

  • Pink Hope Society

    A group of local breast cancer survivors offering friendship, encouragement, advice and assistance. Learn more by visiting the Pink Hope Society on Facebook.

    Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Women’s Mobile Health Unit

    The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with the support of Susan G. Komen® Columbus and the Breast and Cervical Cancer Projects of Southeast Ohio provides free women’s health services and education. Services are offered at Heritage Community Clinic in Athens and on the Mobile Health Unit that travels throughout Southeastern Ohio. Our goal is to decrease late breast cancer diagnosis rates by offering free health screenings, vouchers for mammograms to qualifying women and referrals as needed. Click here to get more information.

    The Mobile Health Unit is scheduled to visit Fairfield Medical Center on December 7, 2023 at 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. To schedule your appointment, call (800) 844-2654 or (740) 593-2432.

    Susan G. Komen® Columbus

    This organization supports vital local breast health services in a 30-county service area, and dedicates remaining funds to national research to find the cures. Learn more about them by visiting or by calling 614-297-8155.

  • Lung Cancer Screening

    Doctors have found that screening for lung cancer in people at high risk of the disease can help to detect lung cancer early, which improves the chances of successful treatment. Our guidelines for screening are based on the National Lung Screening Trial sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. A low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening is recommended for:

    • Men or women age 50-80 
    • Current or former smoker who has quit smoking within the last 15 years
    • Smoked at least one pack per day for 20 years OR 2 packs per day for 10 years 

    You will need to have a physician order for a low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening. To learn more about screening for lung cancer, or if you feel you are a candidate for a screening, please talk to your healthcare provider or call 740-689-6889.

    American Lung Association

    As the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, the American Lung Association’s mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more information, please visit

    Lung Cancer Research Foundation

    The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is a partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders committed to improving lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. For more information, please visit is a service of CancerCare®, a non-profit organization providing free, professional support – including counseling, support groups, financial assistance, educational workshops and publications – to anyone coping with lung cancer. For more information, please visit

    Radon Education and Licensing Program

    The Radon Education and Licensing Program is a federally funded program under the Ohio Department of Health and work in cooperation with the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (US EPA) and a network of local health departments across Ohio. This program provides public radon education, as well as low cost radon test kits to Ohio residents. Click here to learn more.

    GO2 Foundation

    Founded by patients and survivors, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer is the world’s leading organization dedicated to saving, extending, and improving the lives of those vulnerable, at risk, and diagnosed with lung cancer. The organization delivers life-changing information and support services, builds supportive awareness, increases access to screening and much more. Visit for more information.

  • Fight Colorectal Cancer

    Get information on diagnosis and treatment, find answers to your colorectal cancer questions and access an online support community of fellow patients and caregivers. For more information, visit or call 1-877-427-2111.

    Colon Cancer Alliance

    Offers support and information for fighters, survivors, caregivers, and others touched by colorectal cancer (CRC), a Buddy Program that matches people for one-on-one support, an online support program called My CCA Support, where those affected by CRC can connect with others, and more. For more information, please visit or call 1-877-422-2030.

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Ohio

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Central Ohio Chapter serves individuals who have been touched by one of the blood cancers. Learn more at