Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers. Triage Cancer provides a myriad of online tools and resources, including written educational materials (e.g., Quick Guides, checklists, manuals, etc.), international, national, and state resources, a chart of state laws, and a series of animated videos.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
CLRC Website | (800) 843-2572
The CLRC provides information and education about cancer-related legal issues to the public through its national telephone assistance line. The CLRC is a program of the Disability Rights Legal Center, which promotes the rights of people with disabilities, and the public interest in and awareness of those rights, by providing legal and related services.
Patient Advocate Foundation
The NCLSN provides a national directory of organizations that offer free legal assistance for people and families affected by a cancer diagnosis.
National Cancer Legal Services Network (NCLSN)
www.patientadvocate.org | (800) 532-5274
The Patient Advocate Foundation is a national organization that provides free mediation and arbitration services, direct financial assistance, and has case workers on staff who are trained to help patients navigate a large variety of issues.
NCCS believes that cancer becomes a much lesser foe when faced by informed and knowledgeable health care consumers who know how to communicate their needs to those who can be helpful to them as they experience cancer. This booklet focuses on self-training steps and tools to assist and empower individuals dealing with cancer.
The Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care is a unique opportunity for patients and survivors to recognize pioneers who are transforming the cancer care system.
The NCCS Cancer Policy & Advocacy Team (CPAT) is a program for survivors and caregivers to learn about pressing policy issues that affect quality cancer care in order to be engaged as advocates in public policy around the needs of cancer survivors.
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NCCS represents the millions of Americans who share a common experience – the survivorship experience – living with, through and beyond a cancer diagnosis.
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