No matter what you choose for your cancer treatments…cancer is expensive!
How do I afford airline travel for my cancer treatments on top of my cancer expenses?
My post-surgery cancer treatment plan is to continue immunotherapy and to have a personal vaccine made from my tumor.
I will travel to Perseus PCI (Personalised Cancer Immunotherapeutics) in the Grand Cayman Islands to receive my personal cancer vaccine.
How do I afford a plane ticket when I am on an unpaid medical leave, no Long-Term Disability, no Social Security Disability… and our life savings is long-gone from my first cancer diagnosis.
“No matter what you choose for your cancer treatments…cancer is expensive.”
Spending my Sunday researching how to get to the Grand Cayman Islands on a shoe-string, I stumbled upon a resource to help with airline travel, the American Cancer Society.
The American Cancer Society uses donated miles to connect patients with much-needed flights to treatment.
I immediately called the American Cancer Society (they are available 24/7 for assistance) and spoke with a helpful individual, Chris.
He recorded my basic information: name, diagnosis, where intended to travel and why.
Then, he sent me the following email: :
I clicked on and completed the “The Patient Travel Referral Program- National Resource” online and submitted it.
Crossing My Fingers and Hoping for the Best
I have done my research, applied for assistance and will remain hopeful for good news!
Affirm: Grand Cayman Islands…here I come!!!