Helpful Resources

Navigating the Financial Burdens of Cancer

Fighting cancer isn’t always just about physical endurance and mental fortitude. Sometimes the fight is financial, too.

Adena Cancer Center has been treating cancer in our community for three decades. We understand the economic, employment, and housing climate here because we call Ross County home, too. That’s why financial counseling and assistance is something we take seriously. Our licensed social workers and financial counselors:

  • Help patients understand what their insurance covers and follow up on insurance issues
  • Help find assistance for the cost of treatments or medications
  •  Help patients apply for assistance through the Adena Health Foundation Cancer Fund, which provides gas money, medication vouchers, and wigs
  • Connect patients with community agencies and resources that help with transportation, financial, or other needs

Social Work Services- Adena Cancer Center’s social work services department helps patients and families navigate the complexities of cancer treatment, including understanding insurance coverage, advance directives, and rising medication costs; adjusting to a cancer diagnosis; and connecting patients with community resources and support groups. For more information, call 740-542-3030

Other Helpful Resources 

Breast Cancer- To schedule your mammogram, call  740-779-7711 or request an appointment online. Mammograms are available at the following locations: Chillicothe • Jackson • Waverly • Greenfield

Colorectal Cancer-To schedule a colonoscopy, call 740-779-8530 or request an appointment online.

Head and Neck Cancer-  To schedule a screening, call 740-542-3030 or request an appointment online. For information about the HPV vaccine click here.

Lung Cancer- To schedule a lung cancer screening, or for information on the Adena Lung Nodule Program, call 740-542-LUNG (5864). For tips, classes, and programs to help you quit smoking, click here.

Prostate Cancer- To schedule an appointment, call 740-542-3030 or request an appointment online. For information about robotic surgery, call 740-779-4370 Download a free guide to robotic surgery here.



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