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We do not recommend or endorse any of the information below. North Shore Oncology & Hematology is in no way affiliated with any of these organizations. The sites are listed for informational purposes only.


Chicago-Area Organizations

Cancer Wellness Center (Northbrook)


National Organizations

American Cancer Society


Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization


National Cancer Institute


Patient Assistance Programs

Prescription Assistance, also at 1-888-4PPA-NOW (888-477-2669). This is a program sponsored by multiple pharmaceutical companies.


North Shore Oncology's Assistance Directory - Additionally, we do our best to maintain an up to date list of prescription assistance programs run by pharmaceutical and other companies.


RxAssist - a comprehensive directory of Patient Assistance programs.


Association of Community Cancer Centers - 2013 Patient Assistance and Reimbursement Guide


Medical Information Sites

National Cancer Institute at the U.S. National Institutes of Health


ASCO Cancer Foundation's Cancer.net


UnderstandingCancer


Care Costs Information

ASCO Cancer Foundation's Managing Cost of Care page


Medical/Professional Societies

American Society of Hematology


American Society of Clinical Oncology


Illinois Medical Oncology Society


Illinois State Medical Society


Medicare Resources

Medicare The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Wisconsin Physician Services is our local Medicare Part B carrier and has a variety of information available for beneficiaries.


Additional Resources

Advance Directives Planning for care before it's urgent.

Resources for Patients A printable list of additional resources.