Some helpful links–keep in mind that the advice given at web sites below are intended to support, not replace a doctor-patient relationship.

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A Non-commercial site for consumer health sponsored by the U.S.government has a database to search for patient assistance programs by drug name or manufacturer. They also have a very helpful comparative table of the various manufacturer discount cards available. is an entire website devoted to helping patients find patient assistance for prescription medicines and has complete listings as well as application forms.

Kansas City Proton Institute (KCPI)

The Kansas City Proton Institute (KCPI) is a new cancer treatment facility in Overland Park, Kansas utilizing cutting-edge proton therapy treatment, which is more targeted than traditional cancer treatment.

Upcoming Community events:

Johnson County Park and recreation district activities
Check out the extensive listings of fun activities. I especially recommend the punch card system in the 50 Plus program found under Health and Fitness, so you only pay for what you use.

Saint Lukes Healthcare Community Programs
Look at the fun or informative community classes listed in the expanded, searchable listing. Sign up for a class in one of the following categories: Family & Parenting, Fitness, Health & Lifestyle, Health Screenings, Seniors Programs, Nutrition, Support Programs, or Wellness.