Pfizer Launches New Programs to Support Cancer Patients
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Pfizer has unveiled enhanced offerings to help patients manage their life with cancer. Pfizer Oncology Together is a first-of-its-kind program for patients taking Pfizer Oncology medicines that offers dedicated social workers called ‘Care Champions’ to help navigate the complexities that accompany treatment, such as identifying resources to help find emotional support, and workplace transition, transportation and financial assistance. For cancer patients taking a Pfizer Oncology medicine, please visit www.PfizerOncologyTogether.com.
“Navigating life with cancer poses many challenges for patients and their families and friends, and we hope these unique programs can help their journey.”
Pfizer is also proud to launch This is Living with Cancer™, a program that provides tools and resources to support those who have been affected by cancer, including a mobile app, LivingWith, designed to help manage some of the daily challenges faced by people living with cancer. For more information about the program and to find out more about LivingWith, visit www.ThisIsLivingWithCancer.com.
“Today, more than 15 million people in the United States are living with cancer and that number is expected to grow as emerging science and better therapies are likely to increase the number of patients living with cancer as we strive for a cure,” said Liz Barrett, Global President, Pfizer Oncology. “Navigating life with cancer poses many challenges for patients and their families and friends, and we hope these unique programs can help their journey.”
“Cancer patients can feel isolated and unsure about how to navigate care and approach day-to-day life,” said Myra Biblowit, President & CEO, Breast Cancer Research Foundation. “Pfizer’s new programming that goes beyond treatment is critical in helping patients and their care networks deal with the challenges associated with living with cancer.”