For Patients

The Saint Agatha Foundation provides financial support to breast cancer patients in Onondaga, Cortland, Cayuga, Madison, Oneida, and Oswego Counties in Central New York. If you are in the Central New York area and require financial assistance to cover a range of treatment and recovery-related costs, call the Saint Agatha Foundation at
(888) 878-7900.

What Our Funding Covers

The Foundation partners with hospitals and healthcare providers to pay for a wide range of breast cancer treatment and recovery-related costs including:

  • Costs of treatment, procedures or testing
  • Costs of prescription co-payments
  • Costs of medications not covered by insurance
  • Medical office visits and procedural co-payments
  • Wound care systems
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Lymphedema sleeves
  • Alternative treatments not covered by insurance
  • Transportation to and from treatment
  • Prostheses
  • Post-surgical camisoles, bras, wigs,
  • Wellness and hospice needs
  • Non-medical living expenses

Grants are made to partner hospitals and other healthcare providers that then pay patients’ medical bills. The funds are intended primarily to assist the uninsured and the under-insured, and should be accessed only when medical insurance coverage does not apply. If you are in the Central New York area and need financial assistance, see the list of partner hospitals and healthcare providers that can help you, or call the Saint Agatha Foundation at (888) 878-7900.