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Financial Assistance for the Cancer Treatment

Requested from PCSO by P. Roxas at 07:09 PM on Mar 11, 2023.
Purpose: Financial Assitance for Cancer Treatment
Date of Coverage: 03/11/2023 - 03/11/2023
Tracking no: #PCSO-764023369659

Roxas 07:09 PM, Mar 11, 2023

Magandang araw po,

nais ko lang magbakasakali na makahing ng tulong para sa tita ko na may stage 4 lung cancer. out-patient po siya at kasalukuyan nagtatake ng mga gamot para sa lung cancer. Masyado pong mahal ang mga gamot na nireseta sa kanya ng doctor, wala na po siyang trabaho dahil na rin sa sakir niya, wala rin pong trabaho ang asawa niya na nag-aalaga sa kanya ngayon.

Jimenez 11:42 AM, Mar 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

Dear Patrick Jose,

Thank you for your request dated Mar 11, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Financial Assistance for the Cancer Treatment.

We received your request on Mar 11, 2023 and will respond on or before Mar 31, 2023 07:09:50 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PCSO-764023369659.

Thank you.


Ruchiella T. Jimenez
FOI Officer

Decision Maker 11:45 AM, Mar 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

Dear Patrick Jose Roxas,

Attached herewith are documentary requirements for each type of assistance under the PCSO Medical Access Program.  

We wish to inform you that the application for assistance shall depend upon the location of the hospital/health facility where the patient is being managed/ treated and if the hospital/facility has a Malasakit Center.

Patient confined or being treated in hospitals/facilities with Malasakit Centers should submit their application for assistance thru the Malasakit Centers, while patients being treated in hospitals/facilities with no Malasakit Centers should apply for assistance with the nearest branch offices or thru Online Application for hospitals/facilities in the National Capital Region.  

You can find the list of Malasakit Centers nationwide through our website at Look for the Programs and Services tab and click Medical Access Program under CAD Programs and Services.

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