The cost of treating cancer can be devastating for the uninsured. Delawareans without health insurance often don't get regular mammograms, prostate cancer tests, or colonoscopies. Some say they "don't want to know" because they don't believe there is anything they can do if they're diagnosed with cancer. Now, however, eligible Delaware residents can receive free cancer treatment for up to 2 years.
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you may be eligible for assistance with covering cancer treatment costs. The program is available to Delaware residents who:
Call 1-800-996-9969 to apply; or go to the Healthy Delaware website for more information and to download an application packet
After you complete your application, follow these steps:
*Please refer to the Federal Poverty Guidelines that match the year in which you are applying to the program. The URL address is: http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/
Additional information about Federal Poverty Level is available on the Division of Social Services web page; use the "Back" arrow on your browser's toolbar to return to this page.