Take-Home Cancer Drug Fund

The Take Home Cancer Drug Fund is available through the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Cancer Care Program. The fund helps patients who are faced with very high costs for their take home cancer drugs. 

The fund was initiatied in February, 2018 for patients who took take-home cancer drugs who may be reimbursed if their out-of-pocket costs are more than 4% of their net family income. See the documents below for more information. Information for patients can be found on the Nova Scotia Pharmacare website.

Take-Home Cancer Drug Fund Background Document for Health Professionals
Take-Home Cancer Drug Fund Application Form (Updated April 26, 2018)