Tag Archive: Cancer

Resources for Prostate Cancer

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According to the National Cancer Institute, Prostate cancer is a cancer that forms in the tissues of the prostate gland that usually affects older men. What is the prostate gland? From the Prostate Cancer Foundation: β€œThe normal prostate is a small, squishy gland about the size of a walnut. It sits under the bladder and …

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Resources for Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer is a very serious condition that affects many women in America. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, β€œOne in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.” It is also the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, with over 220,000 women diagnosed annually in thde Unite States with an …

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All About Camps & Retreats

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This winter may be dragging on and on for many of us, but summer is just around the corner! A fun past-time for many children and young adults is summer camp – a few weeks away from home, cooking over a camp-fire, s’mores and sing-a-longs. Many children with specific diagnoses, however, are unable to go …

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Qualifying with Medication Co-Pay Assistance for Specialty Medications

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This post was written by Sandy Hope, Funding Specialist, and Justine Dolorfino, Social Media Specialist & Communications at Diplomat. Did you know that foundations and grants exist that may help patients afford their important specialty and limited-distribution medications? Getting started with co-pay assistance Each foundation has designated disease states or medical conditions that they support. …

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What Is A Specialty Pharmacy And How Can One Help Me?

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By Brenda Hawkes, Patient Advocacy Manager, and Justine Dolorfino, Social Media Specialist & Communications at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy If you have a prescription to treat a serious disease or condition such as HIV, psoriasis, or cancer, chances are that you get your medications through a specialty pharmacy. You may have wondered what the ‘specialty’ in …

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