Triage Cancer offers free educational webinars on practical and legal issues that may impact people beyond a diagnosis. Topics include navigating finances after a cancer diagnosis, health insurance, disability insurance, work and employment rights, advocacy, estate planning, clinical trials, and more. Learn more and sign up here.
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When you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to navigate the health care system. This page contains legal and practical information and resources to help you access quality medical care and deal with your insurance coverage.
Proper nutrition and adequate physical activity are important for those coping with cancer. We have information and resources to help decide what is right for you when it comes to exercise and nutrition after a cancer diagnosis.
FInd information and resources for caregivers, including legal protections and benefits at the federal, state, and even city levels that may be helpful to balance your caregiving responsibilities with your employment and help replace lost income.
Individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers may face a number of legal issues, which people often don’t think of as legal issues, like accessing health insurance coverage. Triage Cancer provides information about a number of key cancer-related legal issues. Learn more here.
State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. Various laws related to employment, disability insurance, health insurance, COVID-19, accessing medical records, estate planning, other cancer-related state laws, and immigration are presented in charts for easy navigation.
Learn about key information to help you navigate health insurance, including your options, how to pick a plan, and how to effectively use your health insurance coverage to get the care you need and lower your out-of-pocket costs. You can also find information about COBRA, Medicare, and Medicaid.
It is important to understand your employment rights after a cancer diagnosis. There may be options to work through treatment, take time off, or return to work, as well as options for caregivers.
When diagnosed with cancer, individuals may need to make many decisions about their medical care. This page contains resources about medical care during and after cancer treatment.
Triage Cancer offers the Insurance & Finance Intensive, a comprehensive training for oncology health care professionals, to help them navigate their patients through health and disability insurance and financial issues, and mitigate the financial toxicity of a cancer diagnosis. Register today.
Stress is a normal part of life. How you cope with that stress likely has a strong impact on your physical and emotional health. Learn about ways that you can manage your stress.
Psychosocial care involves attending to the emotional, psychological, social, spiritual, practical needs and wishes of individuals diagnosed with cancer and their community of support.
Cancer is expensive. Triage Cancer provides information and resources on the topics that can have an impact on finances for individuals coping with cancer and their families. Triage Cancer does not provide direct financial assistance, but you can find organizations that do on this page.
On this page, you can find our resources organized by topic. You can also click on a topic below to learn more about the information and resources that we have available to you.
Triage Cancer offers the In-Service Training for oncology health care professionals, to help them navigate their patients through employment issues, before, during, and after treatment. Register today.
Our cancer advocacy resources provide information and tools to help individuals diagnosed with cancer, their caregivers, and health care professionals become empowered advocates. There are many ways to be an advocate, learn more now.
Disability insurance can help to replace lost wages if you need to take time off work because of your medical condition. Learn about disability insurance options (including SDI, SSI, and SSDI), how to apply, how to appeal a denial of benefits, how disability insurance works with other benefits, and legal protections that may apply to you.
There is a great deal of confusion about clinical trials. This page provides resources to help you understand cancer clinical trials and make choices about what is best for you, to dispel myths about clinical trials, and to help you find clinical trials that might be available to you.
Triage Cancer offers FREE educational events for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology health care professionals. At the Triage Cancer Conferences, you can learn valuable information about navigating practical and legal issues that can impact your financial situation and your quality of life. Register today.
Here you can find state-specific resources on a variety of practical and legal issues, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and key information about state laws, programs, and consumer protections.
Nuestros guías rápidas y listas de verificación ofrecen información legal y práctica sobre navegar seguro de salud, finanzas y toxicidad financiera, planificación de patrimonio y la toma de decisiones médicas, empleo y trabajo, seguro de incapacidad, y más. Usted puede ver estos recursos educativos en línea o imprimirlos. Nosotros también tenemos varios videos animados que tratan de cómo navegar asuntos legales importantes con relación al cáncer que pueden afectar individuos diagnosticados con cáncer y sus cuidadores. Usted puede verlos en español o inglés (con subtítulos en español).
Triage Cancer’s Legal Advisory Council is made up of leaders in the legal community who lend their expertise and support our work, so that we may best serve the cancer community. Learn more about joining here.
We know that cancer is expensive. This tool is designed to help guide you through some key topics that may impact your financial situation and connect you to financial assistance resources.