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Clinical Trials

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)

Contact: 610-649-3034 or 866-333-1213
Population Served:

Children with cancer and their families, caregivers, young adults, healthcare professionals and researchers related to childhood cancer

Mission

To change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.

  • Travel For Care Program offers financial assistance to eligible families for travel for childhood cancer treatment at medical institutions in the U.S. and Canada.  Patient must be diagnosed by age 18 and be under 21 and in active oncology treatment following a relapse, or enrolling in or currently participating in a clinical trial for active oncology treatment or a treatment innovation not available at their local institution. Applications must be submitted by a social worker or medical representative. 
  • Childhood Cancer Treatment Journal is a free treatment organizer for families of childhood cancer to help parents keep track of important treatment information.
  • Ambassadors Program involves family members and friends of a childhood cancer hero who choose to get more involved with ALSF.
  • My Childhood Cancer: Survey Series aims to better understand how childhood cancer affects families.
  • SuperSibs Programs aim to comfort, encourage and empower siblings during their family’s battle against childhood cancer.
  • Offers a free guide for education professionals to help patients, their siblings, and classmates cope with a diagnosis or death in their school community.

Lazarex Cancer Foundation

Contact: 877-866-9523 or 925-820-4517
Population Served:

Cancer patients in the US

Mission

To improve access to clinical trials for cancer patients

  • Helps cancer patients navigate clinical trial options
  • Offers financial assistance (such as lodging and transportation costs) for participation in FDA approved clinical trials; call for eligibility details
  • Provides community outreach and education.

More Moments More Memories Foundation

Contact: Website or 563-588-2700
Population Served:

Cancer patients in the US referred to a clinical trial by a physician and demonstrating financial need

Mission

To provide grants that help people access oncology clinical trials for potentially life-saving treatment, offering more moments and more memories with loved ones.

  • Assists eligible patients with travel and lodging related expenses for participation in clinical trial in the contiguous United States
  • Geographic preference given to residents of Clayton County or Fayette County in Iowa, and then US residents.

NMDP

Contact: 888-999-6743 or patientinfo@nmdp.org
Population Served:

Patients, caregivers and families before, during and after a blood or marrow transplant (BMT), healthcare professionals, researchers

Mission

To create an opportunity for all patients to receive the blood, marrow, or umbilical cord blood transplant they need; to provide free support, information and transplant-related resources 

  • NMDP (formerly known as the National Marrow Donor Program and Be The Match) manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world; conducts research to improve transplant outcomes; provides legislative advocacy to protect patient access to care; provides clinical education for healthcare professionals
  • Certified oncology patient navigators and licensed social workers provide confidential, one-on-one support and reliable, easy-to-understand information from diagnosis through recovery.  Emotional support is provided through counseling and support groups as well as through connections with others who’ve been through transplant
  • Helps to access financial grants and insurance resources, including NMDP grants for transplant patients and blood cancer patients enrolling in clinical trials
  • Provides personalized support to search for and join clinical trials, including the Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program. Visit www.jcctp.org or call 888-814-8610 for details
  • In partnership with Corporate Chaplains of America, offers free, confidential, non-denominational virtual spiritual support services for patients and their loved ones.