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Information for day-to-day patient support

The Novartis Oncology Patient Support Program provides information about independent organizations that may assist with your day-to-day needs beyond medical care.


All organizations listed are not-for-profit and/or government agencies, and are independent from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Novartis has no financial interest in any organization listed, but may provide occasional funding support to these organizations. All descriptions are copyright of the respective organizations. Novartis is not responsible for the actions of any of these organizations.


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Several organizations provide transportation and lodging services, so you can access the care you need no matter where you are located.


Air Care Alliance
Free air transportation to medical treatment for people with a financial need is provided by many volunteer organizations. Learn more


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge (31 locations throughout the US)
The American Cancer Society has a place where cancer patients and their caregivers can find help and hope when home is far away—an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. Each Hope Lodge offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city. Learn more


Corporate Angel Network
Corporate Angel Network's sole mission is to fly cancer patients to treatment at no cost to them. They work with many corporations to find empty seats on both private and corporate planes. Eligibility is not based on financial need, and patients may travel as often as necessary. Learn more


Joe’s House
Joe’s House provides an online nationwide list of places to stay, to help cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers. Learn more


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. Learn more

These organizations can connect patients with easy-to-prepare, healthy recipes.


Cancer Nutrition Consortium
Cancer Nutrition Consortium’s mission is to bring together resources in health, culinary, and industry to raise awareness of the issue of food, taste, and nutrition related to cancer treatment, in an effort to improve the quality of life of patients. Learn more


Cook for Your Life
The mission of Cook for Your Life is to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer. The organization turns nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, to promote healthy survivorship. Learn more

Learn more about alternative exercises—like yoga, meditation, and more.


Cancer Support Community
The mission of the Cancer Support Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Learn more


National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. Learn more



Mindful is a mission-driven non-profit dedicated to inspiring, guiding, and connecting anyone who wants to explore mindfulness. They offer personal stories, news-you-can-use, and practical advice, as well as guided meditations and podcasts focused on how mindfulness can factor into living with cancer. Learn more

Here are a few more organizations that can help manage challenges related to financial assistance, coordinate transportation to appointments, connect you with support groups, and much more. You may also be able to find local groups and organizations that provide support and resources for cancer patients—ask your health care providers about support services available near you.


Through CancerCare, professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones, and the bereaved. Learn more


Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition is a coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to help cancer patients experience better health and well‑being by limiting financial challenges. Learn more


Cleaning for a Reason
The mission of Cleaning for a Reason is to give the gift of free house cleaning to women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. (For women only.) Learn more

There are a vast number of local and national organizations that are committed to bringing people together to provide valuable information and support to the breast cancer community.
Help patients and caregivers make sense of complex information and breast health and breast cancer, so that they can make the best decisions for their lives. Learn more


Cancer Support Community
Cancer Support Community is dedicated to ensuring that people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Learn more


Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Living Beyond Breast Cancer connects people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. Learn more


Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN)
MBCN is dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer. Learn more


METAvivor is dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Learn more


The Nordstrom Breast Prosthesis Program
This program provides custom fittings for women who have undergone a mastectomy, lumpectomy, or other reconstructive breast surgery. Learn more


SHARE creates and sustains a supportive network and community of women affected by breast cancer. Learn more


Sharsheret offers a community of support to women of Jewish backgrounds who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Learn more


Sisters Network
This network is committed to calling attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has had in the African American community. Learn more


Susan G. Komen
Susan G. Komen's mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure cancer. Learn more


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