Pink Fund Financial Assistance Qualifications

We are sorry to inform you that you do not meet The Pink Fund guidelines for financial assistance.

Our qualifications for applicants are:

  • Patients must be actively undergoing treatment, as defined by The Pink Fund, for their breast cancer diagnosis.
  • Active treatment is defined as the period after a positive diagnosis of breast cancer has been made (with a diagnostic biopsy), and during which therapies are being administered, including surgical procedures (single or bi-lateral mastectomy, lumpectomy, axillary dissection, or sentinel node biopsy), chemotherapy or radiation.
  • Patients must have been working at time of diagnosis, and are able to show a loss of income due to their breast cancer diagnosis. (leave of absence, reduced hours, etc.)
  • Patients must be actively undergoing treatment throughout funding.
  • For the purposes of the Pink Fund reconstruction is not considered active treatment.
  • Patients on long-term hormonal therapies are not eligible.

The Pink Fund does not guarantee assistance to everyone. As a registered non-profit organization, we must strictly follow the guidelines set forth by our Board of Directors.

For additional resources for financial assistance, please contact your Social Worker, Patient Navigator, or Caseworker.

The Financial Side Effects of Cancer

Financial Toxicity

Financial-Toxicity

130% increase in financial difficulties for patients in active treatment

Job Loss

Breast Cancer Stats

Between 20-30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies

10M will be unable to pay for rent, food & utilities because of medical bills

Impact on Savings

Impact on Savings

76% of full time workers nationwide live paycheck to paycheck

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