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Oct 23, 2014, 09:00 ET

Experts at Cancer Innovation Forum Call for Improving Cancer Research Ecosystem

At a time when cancer drug development is at a critical juncture, accelerating the delivery of promising new treatments will depend on one critical...

May 30, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Agenda-Setting Plan Issued to Accelerate Cancer Research, Biomedical Discovery

 With mounting evidence that cancer research and biomedical discovery are slowing even as a 45 percent increase in cancer cases is projected by...

Apr 29, 2014, 11:24 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program Celebrates 10 Year Milestone

In the spring of 2004, the leaders at Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) launched a revolutionary new division that would help patients afford the...

Mar 19, 2014, 14:07 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation Executive Board of Directors Name Washington's F. Marc Stewart, MD Incoming President

The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) named F. Marc Stewart, MD as Incoming President of the...

Mar 03, 2014, 11:19 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation Join Forces to Help Children Experiencing Healthcare Challenges

 Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce the receipt of a contribution from the Promise Circle of the Jeff Gordon Children's...

Feb 05, 2014, 09:10 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation Announces Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Support for Patients Living with Hepatitis C

The launch of the CPR Silo for Hepatitis C Patients Will Provide Financial Assistance to Patients in Need  Patient Advocate Foundation...

Oct 02, 2013, 11:45 ET

Legal Network Dedicated to Assisting Patients in Complex Healthcare Cases Moves Forward with New Leader

Rich Carter from Carter & Coleman is taking on lead role  Formed nearly 17 years ago, The National Legal Resource Network (NLRN) is...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:31 ET

Millions of People Expected to use Health Insurance Marketplaces in 2014

New online tools will empower thousands of people touched by cancer as implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues. The Patient...

Sep 27, 2013, 09:59 ET

National Network of Volunteer Attorneys Continues to Thrive After 17 Years of Assisting the Healthcare Needs of Patients

Founder of the Patient Advocate Foundation's National Legal Resource Network is handing the reins over to a new leader Formed over 17 years...

Sep 24, 2013, 14:35 ET
Sep 20, 2013, 13:52 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Served as Panel Expert with US News, Health & Human Services Officials and LATISM in Bi-Lingual Twitter Chat on the ACA Health Insurance Marketplaces

NPAF Encourages Consumers to Download their User's Guide to Health Insurance Marketplaces for Information on How to Access Insurance...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:41 ET
Sep 06, 2013, 09:05 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Chief of Staff Assumes New Role as President; State Government Relations Executive Joins Team

Larry Lanier to Help Direct Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization in Formulating Strategies to Inform and Influence Health...

Aug 23, 2013, 09:39 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation Release User's Guide To Health Insurance Marketplaces

 The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), the nation's leading patient...

Aug 15, 2013, 09:26 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Financial Assistance Program for Patients Battling Prostate Cancer

-- LIVESTRONG Foundation and Movember Grant Funding to Help Cover Expenses Associated with Radiation Therapy -- Beginning today, prostate...

Aug 12, 2013, 10:34 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and Susan G. Komen® Announce the Launch of a Financial Grant Program for Breast Cancer Patients

-- Financial assistance helps patients by providing funds for select support needs -- Beginning today, breast cancer patients now have access...

Jul 17, 2013, 09:28 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Fourth Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Nation's Largest Independent Charity Evaluator

Near-Perfect Rating Awarded for "Financial Performance, Accountability and Transparency"  Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a...

Jun 28, 2013, 12:28 ET

Nation's Leading Patient Advocate Organization Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on Access Barriers for Medicare Beneficiaries with Cancer

National Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Founder and CEO Nancy Davenport-Ennis testified today before the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee...

Jun 18, 2013, 17:30 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Prestigious Award For Outstanding Case Management In Healthcare

Patient Advocate Foundation's (PAF) professional case managers were recently honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, with a...

May 16, 2013, 17:29 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Responds to N.C. State House Approval of Flawed Cancer Treatment Fairness Bill

 Today, the National Patient Advocate Foundation acknowledges that the North Carolina House of Representatives recently approved a bill that...