The Maryland Cancer Fund provides funding and resources for cancer prevention, screening, and treatment programs in Maryland.
The Maryland Cancer Fund is completely funded through direct contributions.
Cancer screenings provided for more than 650 people
Cancer diagnosis and treatment services provided for more than 150 people
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Maryland
In 2012, nearly 31,000 Marylanders will be diagnosed with cancer and more than 10,440 will die of cancer
A cancer diagnosis is even more devastating without health insurance
How You Can Contribute
Make a check payable to the "Comptroller of Maryland" and send to:
Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Center
Taxpayer Service Section
Annapolis, MD 21411
(Place "Maryland Cancer Fund" on memo line)
Indicate a contribution on Line 37 of the Maryland Income Tax Return. The donation will either increase a refund or decrease the tax payment.
Contribution to Maryland Cancer Fund...............................................37 _$$_
Donate any amount. All donations are tax deductible.
Your Maryland Cancer Fund donation will go towards:
Providing funds for cancer treatment for qualified residents
Offering free cancer screenings to low income, uninsured residents
Promoting education and outreach programs such as: tobacco prevention, nutrition, and various cancer prevention topics
If every Maryland taxpayer donated a few dollars, The Maryland Cancer Fund could make a difference in hundreds of lives.