The Assistance Fund opens a new program for ovarian cancer

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Copay Assistance from the Assistance Fund now available for eligible people living with ovarian cancer

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 4, 2022 – (Newswire.com)

The Assistance Fund, an independent patient assistance charity that helps patients and families facing high medical costs, today announced the launch of a new co-payment assistance program for people with ovarian cancer. The program is designed to help eligible people pay for their ovarian cancer-related medical expenses, such as copayments, deductibles, and coinsurance.

Ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect at first. Common symptoms include weight loss, discomfort in the pelvic region, abdominal bloating, and back pain. This type of cancer usually affects older women and people with a family history of breast and ovarian cancer.[i] People with ovarian cancer often need both surgery and chemotherapy.

“Given the difficulties of early detection, people with ovarian cancer may not know they have it until they require urgent treatment,” said Mark P. McGreevy, President and CEO of The Assistance Fund. “I am thrilled to launch our Ovarian Cancer Co-Pay Assistance Program and help hundreds of people living with this terrible disease get the treatment they need. »

To learn more or determine eligibility for financial support, visit tafcares.org or call (833) 570-3034 to speak with a patient advocate.

A list of all disease programs available through the Assistance Fund is available on the tafcares.org website.

About the Relief Fund

The Assistance Fund (TAF) is an independent patient assistance charity that assists patients and families facing high medical costs by providing financial assistance for co-payments, coinsurance, deductibles and other related expenses. to health. The Assistance Fund currently manages nearly 80 disease programs, each of which covers FDA-approved drugs that treat a specific disease. Since its inception in 2009, TAF has helped more than 160,000 children and adults access the treatment they need to stay healthy or manage a life-threatening, chronic or rare disease. To learn more about the Assistance Fund or to find out how to donate, please visit tafcares.org.

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[i] “Ovarian Cancer.” Mayo Clinic. (February 2, 2022). Retrieved from: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20375941.

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