Counseling

Coping with a cancer diagnosis can be difficult to handle. Counseling is available and can be a useful part of recovery to the person diagnosed with cancer as well as their family members, friends and caregivers.

Legal

Find free and low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings in your area – National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn about disease surveillance, current studies, and CDC supported community programs.​
Breast Cancer (CDC)
Ovarian Cancer (CDC)
 

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition

A partnership of organizations joining forces to help cancer patients manage their financial challenges.

CFAC​​

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

NCCS offers free publications and resources that enables people to become advocates for their own care or the care of others. 

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

In addition to dealing with health issues, you may encounter some legal problems on your route to recovery. You have certain rights that are protected by law, regardless of your diagnosis.


​                    Legal Resources for Cancer Patients

The financial costs of cancer care can be a burden to people diagnosed with cancer, their families, and society as a whole. Browse these resources to learn about financial assistance and insurance programs that may be available to you.

Education 

National Cancer Institute

​The National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service (CIS) is a national information and education network. Gather information about the disease, treatment, and coping strategies.

Breast Cancer (NCI)

Ovarian Cancer (NCI)

Knowledge is key in the fight against cancer. Empower yourself by increasing your understanding about the disease and it's treatment.  

CancerCare

CancerCare provides free professional support services to people whose lives are affected by cancer. Services include individual and group counseling, online and telephone support groups, financial assistance and teleconferences.

CancerCare

Financial / Insurance

National Cancer Institute

The NCI Contact Center is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to answer your questions about cancer, coping, and life after cancer treatment. Cancer Information Specialists can assist those diagnosed with cancer, family members, friends, or anyone who has been touched in some way by the disease.

​​​Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services ​(CMS) 

Obtain information about Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace . 

Medicare

Medicaid

​Health Insurance Marketplace