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Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients in Southwest Georgia

Cancer State Aid

Cancer State Aid is a Georgia Department of Human Resources program with which Phoebe participates. Patients who meet the eligibility requirements may apply to this program for assistance with their cancer treatment. The state reimburses the hospital at a percentage of the cost of their services. Physicians volunteer their services free of charge to those patients who have been approved for the program.

Other potential sources of help are:

  • Financial Assistance for medications/services: There are many programs to assist in payment for medications/services. For more information, call (229) 312-7141
  • The Phoebe Cares Card: For information about the Phoebe CareCard, call
    (229) 312-4220 (local) or 1-800-514-0015 (toll-free)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: For information go to
    www.leukemia-lymphoma.org or call 1-800-955-4572
  • CancerCare: For information go to www.cancercare.org or call 1-800-813-HOPE

For more information about cancer treatment options or to schedule an appointment, please call the Phoebe Cancer Center at 1-800-490-0684.

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Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. Founded in 1911,
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers. From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision
has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.