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A Wig and a Prayer

Visit Website | 517.230.2059

A Wig and a Prayer offers personal consultation in the privacy of your own home is designed to take the mystery out of all hair replacement options and decipher the vast range of options and fees. They offer a wide range of quality wigs, hair pieces, hair additions and and hair systems. They specialize in completely customizing the style of the piece to look like your own hair or the hair you’ve always wanted.


1711 W. Grand River Ave
Okemos, MI 48864

Advanced Radiology Services

Visit Website | 616.363.7272

Services include exams, imaging sudies, interventional radiology, education, and support. To find a location near you visit:


3264 North Evergreen Drive
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Visit Website | 414.977.1780

ABDC, Inc., is a non-profit organization established  in 1999 to provide free, personalized information and one-to-one support to people affected by breast cancer.


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Beyond the Shock

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Beyond The Shock is a free, comprehensive, online guide to understanding breast cancer. It is a resource for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, a place for loved ones to gain a better understanding of the disease, and a tool for doctors to share information.
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Visit Website is a website that contains information about understanding breast cancer, screening, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, nutrition, exercise, sex and intimacy, and employment during breast cancer.
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Breton Designer Wigs

Visit Website | 616.942.7060

Breton Designer Wigs is one of Michigan’s largest selections, with over 1,000 Wigs and Hairpieces in stock. A 10% discount is offered to chemotherapy patients. Their wig stylist will cut, thin, style and fit your wig to your liking and they have private fitting rooms ensure your comfort.
1914 Breton Road SE STE 203
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Bright Pink

Visit Website | 312.787.4412

Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in high-risk young women. Their mission is the enlighten and empower young women to be proactive and see themselves as advocates for their health.
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Bronson Healthcare

Visit Website | 616.551.4000

Services include education, exams, mammograms, MRI, biopsy, radiation, tumor boards, and surgery. Also have two women’s health centers in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.
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Camp Kessem

Visit Website | 260.225.3736

Camp Kesem are free week-long summer camps for kids whose parents have or have had cancer. CK gives kids the opportunity to meet others going through similar situations and gives them a week to just be kids. 

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Cancer and Careers

Visit Website | 646.929.8032

Cancer and Careers helps people – online, in print and in person-  by providing valuable information and resources via expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
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Cancer Care

Visit Website | 800.813.4673

Limited financial assistance for those who meet eligibility guidelines of 250% Federal Poverty Limit and in active cancer treatment. Patient support available online.
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Cancer Care Co-Pay Assistance Foundation

Visit Website | 866.552.6729

CancerCare helps people afford the cost of co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs. Assistance is free of charge to ensure patient access to care and compliance with prescribed treatments.
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Cancer Insurance Checklist

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Assists those who have cancer, a history of cancer or are at risk for cancer with signing up for insurance using the Health Insurance Marketplace.
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Cancer Legal Resource Center

Visit Website | 213.736.1455

The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
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Cancer Resource Foundation

Visit Website | 508.630.2242

Cancer Resource Foundation offers limited financial assistance for cancer related costs. Some programs provide direct financial help to pay the “out of pocket” costs related to cancer care. All programs are available to those affected by cancer. Each program has specific eligibility guidelines.
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Cancer Survival Toolbox

Visit Website | 877.622.7937

The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free, self-learning audio program aimed at helping people develop important skills to better meet and understand the challenges of their illness. While created primarily for people who have been recently diagnosed with cancer, the Toolbox can help anyone who is facing hard decisions and changes in life due to cancer.


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Care Pages

Visit Website | 888.852.5521

Provides personalized websites and blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge.
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Caring Bridge

Visit Website | 651.452.7940

A free service that provides personalized web pages to help keep friends and family informed of life events.
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Cherry Street Health Services

Visit Website | 616.965.8200

Cherry Health offers a range of women’s health and wellness services including obstetrics, gynecology, breast and cervical health, mammography, managing menopause, preconception counseling, and infertility. They also offer health care for all economic levels with special sensitivity for econmically disadvantaged groups of diverse cultural backgrounds.
100 Cherry Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Cleaning for a Reason

Visit Website | 877.337.3348

Free professional house cleaning for men and women with cancer.
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Consumer’s Energy Payment Assistance Programs

Visit Website | 800.477.5050

Visit the Consumer’s Energy website to find a list of Payment Assistance Programs offers and see if you qualify.
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Cure Today Drug Assistance Program

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CURE provides a list of assistance programs from non-profit organizations, pharmaceutical companies and institutions.
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Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Visit Website | 877.977.9118

The Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy assists through 24/7 on-call pharmacists, refill reminders, financial assistance, and patient advocacy.


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Disability Network Michigan

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Throughout Michigan, the Disability Network Michigan provides many services including transportation assistance, Social Security benefits counseling, and more.
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Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Visit Website | 517.788.4800

Services include community awareness, screening, support, surgery, chemotherapy, radiology, hormone therapy, clinial trials, and diagnostic services. Allegiance will also provide access to 100 breast screenings for women who are uninsured, underinsured, or have a high deductible in Jackson County.


205 N. East Avenue
Jackson, MI 49201

Hope Lodge

Visit Website | 616.551.4000

Hope Lodge provides a home-away-from-home whereby cancer patients and their caregivers are able to lessen the financial burden of multiple-night stays which they receive outpatient or inpatient cancer treatment at Grand Rapids treatment centers.
129 Jefferson S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Look Good Feel Better

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Free, non-medical, and salon and product neutral program offered as a workshop or one-on-one consultation to help patients learn to care for themselves and develop a skin care and makeup routine to improve confidence and address concerns that might have after or during treatment.


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Reach to Recovery

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Reach to Recovery volunteers provide support to individuals who are facing possible breast cancer diagnosis, recurrence, or advanced-stage breast cancer. Considering or have had a lumpectomy, mastectomy, or breast reconstruction. Experiencing lymphedema. Undergoing or have completed treatment.
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Road to Recovery

Visit Website | 800.227.2345

Road to Recovery provides transportation to patients who need a ride to treatment. To be matched with a volunteer and see if you are eligible for transportation assistance call the American Cancer Society.
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