Travel Resources

Air Care Alliance helps cancer patients travel to distant health centers for care. You may call ACA at 1-888-662-6794 tollfree in the U.S. Direct number 757-318-9145, or visit their web site at http://www.angelflightfla.org/aircareall.org/acahome.html.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) sponsors Hope Lodges, which provide free lodging for those who travel to receive cancer care. Check your local phone book, or visit their web site at http://www.cancer.org/frames.html.

The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation can help you make travel arrangements. In the U.S., call (301) 657-8401 or 1-800-366-CCCF. In Canada, call 1-800-363-1062. Also on the Web at http://www.candlelighters.org.

Corporate Angel Network helps cancer patients travel to distant health centers for care. Call (914) 328-1313, or visit their web site at http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/.

The Leukemia Society of America will reimburse up to $750 per year in travel expenses. Call 1-800-955-4LSA, or visit their web site at http://www.leukemia.org/

Mercy Medical Airlift helps cancer patients travel to distant health centers for care. Call 1-800-296-1191, or visit http://www.mercymedical.org.

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses (NAHHH) can recommend nearby hotels with reduced rates for cancer patients. Call (301) 961-3094, (317) 883-2226, or 1-800-542-9730; or visit http://visit-usa.com/hhh/members.htm.

The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, will in some cases help pay for the travel and lodging expenses of those being treated at the NCI. Call 1-800-4-CANCER.

Ronald McDonald House Coordinator, c/o McDonalds Corporation, provides free lodging for children who are being treated for cancer. Call (630) 623-7048, or visit http://www.mcdonalds.com/a_community/.

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