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Programs that offer your patients help for everything from cancer screening to survivorship.

Screenings that can detect cancer early are critical. So is getting into treatment as soon as possible. In Delaware, there are programs available to help pay for both screening and treatment. Because navigating care can be difficult for some, there are specially trained clinicians to help with that as well as care coordination. After treatment, a survivorship program helps patients understand what they can do to get and stay healthy.

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Nurse Navigators

Delaware nurse navigators can help you get screened for cancer.

Whether you have insurance or not, Delaware nurse navigators can help you get screened for cancer and provide follow-up help when you get your results. Choose from the list below to call a nurse navigator directly, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or click the call request button to have a nurse navigator contact you.

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Screening for Life

Screening for Life offers free screenings for breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer. Patients are eligible if they:

Patients can call 302-744-1040 or 2-1-1 toll-free for more information.

Cancer Care Coordinator

Get help navigating through all stages of treatment.

These dedicated cancer nursing professionals are on staff in every hospital in the state, ready to provide the help you need. They help coordinate appointments, provide emotional support to you and your family, and arrange transportation — freeing you to focus on healing. Services are free to all Delaware residents.

Cancer care coordinators are on staff at the following hospitals:

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Delaware Cancer Treatment Program

Patients who’ve been diagnosed with cancer may be eligible for assistance with covering cancer treatment costs. The program is available to Delaware residents who:

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Patients can call 844-245-9580 to apply or 2-1-1 toll-free for more information. Or your office can provide them an application.

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Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program

This program will provide those affected by cancer with tools they need to live a healthier life. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support for continuing normal daily activities and dealing with the emotions that cancer may bring about.

Patients can sign up for a program in their area.