Patients in rural areas face limited access to medical and oncology providers, long travel times, and low recruitment to clinical trials, all of which affect quality of care and health outcomes.
40% of PALS SkyHope flights (around 10,000)
have been related to cancer.
Supporting the PALS SkyHope Cancer Fund helps patients like
A native of the Norwood, Massachusetts, area, Saghine is a mother battling Stage 4 cancer. The best treatment for Saghine’s specific cancer requires a 7-hour roundtrip car ride from her home, multiple times a month. This causes her family many hardships, especially since she can’t leave her kids home alone. Saghine has flown on 15 PALS SkyHope flights since being referred to us in November 2021, and she has quickly become a favorite among our volunteer pilots. She is always so sweet and thankful for what PALS SkyHope does for her during her cancer journey.