Tools and Resources

TESARO is dedicated to helping you and your loved ones get the support you need. Click on the links above to find financial, community, and support resources. This section will continue to evolve with new information. So come back and visit again to see what's new!

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Patient Support

We know that when you have a treatment plan, many things need to fall into place. These lists offer resources for educational support, as well as help with practical issues, such as other types of funding and assistance with transportation.

Patient Advocacy and Educational Resources

Bright Pink—Bright Pink is focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women by educating women to move from awareness to action, through the practice of risk reduction and early detection as part of a proactive life.
www.brightpink.org

Cancer.Net—Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation.
www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/financial-considerations

CancerCare—CancerCare provides professional support services, including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.
www.cancercare.org

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC)—CFAC is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challenges.
www.cancerfac.org

Cancer Support Community (CSC)—CSC provides social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer, conducts cutting-edge research through its Research and Training Institute, and advocates for patients by informing public policy across the nation through its Cancer Policy Institute.
www.cancersupportcommunity.org

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)—FORCE helps people and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers improve their health outcomes through education, peer support, navigation of medical decisions, research, and advocacy.
www.facingourrisk.org

LIVESTRONG Fertility—LIVESTRONG Fertility provides reproductive information, resources, and financial support to cancer patients and survivors whose cancer and its treatment present risks to their fertility.
www.livestrong.org/fertility

Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA)—MOCA organizes support groups to meet the needs of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families, partners, and other caregivers.
www.mnovarian.org

My Life Line—My Life Line empowers cancer patients and caregivers by offering an online communication platform at no cost to families, to foster connection, inspiration, and healing through personalized websites.
www.mylifeline.org

National Alliance for Caregiving—The National Alliance for Caregiving focuses on advancing family caregiving by conducting research and policy analysis, developing best-practice programs, and working to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.
www.caregiving.org

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)—The NOCC directly works to educate communities, increase awareness about the symptoms of ovarian cancer, and coordinates local and national programs to support women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
www.ovarian.org

Norma Leah Ovarian Cancer Initiative—The Norma Leah Ovarian Cancer Initiative provides early detection education and patient support services by serving as a resource and peer network for survivors and caregivers and also helps women who are symptomatic or high risk advocate for proper medical attention.
www.normaleah.org

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA)—OCRFA advances research to prevent, treat, and defeat ovarian cancer, supports women and their families before, during, and beyond diagnosis, and works with all levels of government to ensure ovarian cancer is a priority.
www.ocrfa.org

Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer—Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer provides education and awareness programs to increase public awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer and coordinates patient programs to provide knowledge, hope, and comfort to women currently diagnosed and living with ovarian cancer.
www.ovationsforthecure.org

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)—PAF provides professional case management services to patients with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating illnesses. PAF enables patients to access prescribed healthcare services and medications, overcome insurance barriers, locate resources to support cost of living expenses while in treatment, evaluate and maintain health insurance coverage, and better manage, or reduce, the out-of-pocket medical debt associated with an illness.
www.patientadvocate.org

Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SROCF)—The SROCF promotes awareness of ovarian cancer by educating women and physicians through programs such as "With a Little Help from Her Friends" and "Survive and Thrive."
www.sandyovarian.org

SHARE Cancer Support—SHARE Cancer Support brings women affected by breast or ovarian cancers and their families and friends together with others who have experienced breast or ovarian cancer, and provides participants with the opportunity to receive and exchange information, support, strength, and hope. SHARE Cancer Support’s work focuses on empowerment, education, and advocacy to bring about better healthcare, an improved quality of life, and a cure for these diseases.
www.sharecancersupport.org

Sharsheret—Sharsheret offers a community of support to Jewish women diagnosed with or at increased genetic risk for breast and ovarian cancer by fostering culturally relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.
www.sharsheret.org

Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)—SGO contributes to the advancement of women’s cancer care by encouraging research, providing education, raising standards of practice, advocating for patients and members, and collaborating with other organizations.
www.sgo.org

Transportation Support

Sometimes patients need help getting where they need to go. The organizations listed below may help with finding transportation when you need it.

Air Charity Network
1‑877‑621‑7177 | www.aircharitynetwork.org

American Cancer Society
1‑800‑227‑2345 | www.cancer.org

Angel Flight
1-918-749-8992 | www.angelflight.com

Angel Wheels to Healing
www.angelwheels.org

Corporate Angel Network
1‑866‑328‑1313 | www.corpangelnetwork.org

Fisher House Foundation
1‑888‑294‑8560 | www.fisherhouse.org

National Patient Travel Center
1‑800‑296‑1217 | www.patienttravel.org

The Air Care Alliance
1‑888‑260‑9707 | www.aircarealliance.org

The Catherine H. Tuck Foundation
www.catherinefund.org

The Samfund for Young Adult
Survivors of Cancer

1‑866‑439‑9365 | www.thesamfund.org

Triple Step Toward the Cure
1‑424‑258‑0313 | www.triplesteptowardthecure.org

Support for Family and Friends

If you're a family member or friend caring for someone living with cancer, then the organizations below may help educate and support you in your very important role. Visit these websites for a variety of resources, including how to be authorized to represent and advocate for a patient's healthcare options to their healthcare provider, health plan, or other individuals involved in the patient’s treatment and care.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)—AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families, such as healthcare, employment security, and retirement planning.
www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving

CancerCare—CancerCare provides free, professional support services for caregivers and loved ones, as well as caregiving information and additional resources.
www.cancercare.org/tagged/caregiving

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)—CAN is a nonprofit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.
www.caregiveraction.org

Caring From a Distance—Caring From a Distance helps long-distance caregivers find local help and useful tools for coordinating services, assessing long-term care options, and evaluating available benefits, and also provides a platform for caregiver conferencing guided by a skilled facilitator.
www.cfad.org

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)—FCA was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Long recognized as a pioneer in health services, FCA now offers programs at national, state, and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
www.caregiver.org

Medicare—Medicare is government-sponsored insurance for people age 65 and older, as well as younger people with certain disabilities. The program's website includes support resources for caregivers, highlighting a variety of topics including billing, navigating Medicare, support groups, and care options.
https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/Partnerships/Caregiver.html

National Alliance for Caregiving—The National Alliance for Caregiving focuses on advancing family caregiving by conducting research and policy analysis, developing best-practice programs, and working to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.
www.caregiving.org

Office on Women's Health—The Office on Women's Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, works to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls. Please click here for a direct link to information about caregiver support.
www.womenshealth.gov

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and Southwest Washington—The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and Southwest Washington promotes awareness of ovarian cancer, supports ovarian cancer patients and their communities through opportunities for networking and community outreach, and advocates for federal funding of ovarian cancer research.
www.ovariancancerosw.org

Well Spouse Association—The Well Spouse Association advocates for individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner, offers peer-to-peer support, and educates healthcare professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique issues "well" spouses face every day.
www.wellspouse.org

FAQs

Below is a list of frequently asked questions for patients, family members, and friends. However, if you have other questions, please feel free to contact a Case Manager at 1‑844‑2TESARO (1‑844‑283‑7276), Monday-Friday (8 AM to 8 PM ET), or speak with someone at your healthcare provider’s office.

  • What assistance does TOGETHER with TESARO™ provide?

    A: TOGETHER with TESARO provides assistance when you and/or your healthcare provider have questions related to your health insurance coverage or to accessing ZEJULA. To discuss your questions, or for more information about enrolling in TOGETHER with TESARO, contact your healthcare provider or call a Case Manager at 1‑844‑2TESARO (1‑844‑283‑7276), Monday-Friday (8 AM to 8 PM ET).
  • How does the program work?

    A: With your consent, your healthcare provider’s office enrolls you in TOGETHER with TESARO to determine if your insurance covers ZEJULA. You and/or your healthcare provider will receive the results concerning your insurance details and eligibility. If you have issues with your health plan coverage or financial limitations, TOGETHER with TESARO will work with your provider’s office to address them.
  • How can I enroll in this program?

    A: With your consent, your healthcare provider’s office can help you enroll in this program.
  • Are the TOGETHER with TESARO resources free?

    A: Yes, the TOGETHER with TESARO resources are available at no cost to you or your healthcare provider’s office.
  • What products are supported by TOGETHER with TESARO?

    A: Currently, TOGETHER with TESARO supports ZEJULA. As new products become available from TESARO they too will become part of this program.
  • What is ZEJULA?

    A: For information on ZEJULA, speak with your healthcare provider and view the ZEJULA full Prescribing Information here. If you have further questions about your coverage, contact a TOGETHER with TESARO Case Manager at 1‑844‑2TESARO (1‑844‑283‑7276), Monday-Friday (8 AM to 8 PM ET).
  • How can I find out more about the Quick Start, Bridge, Commercial Co-pay Assistance, or Patient Assistance Programs?

    A: Please talk with your healthcare provider about enrolling in the TOGETHER with TESARO Program for access to these resources.