Legal Assistance


CancerLINC, a non-profit organization
804-562-0371 |
LINC provides information, education, counseling and referral services for legal assistance to those facing cancer.

Patient Advocate Foundation
800-532-5274 |
Foundation has case managers that help patients discover federal, state and local programs to meet their needs.


American Bar Association Breast Cancer Task Force
312-988-5824 |
Offers listing of pro bono (free) legal referral services, steps to protecting legal rights, and other helpful information.

American Cancer Society
800-ACS-2345 |
Provides information on rights as a patient, what to expect from employers, and how to handle insurance issues. Also states Patient’s Bill of Rights.

Cancer Legal Resource Center
866-843-2572 |
Community-based joint program of the Disabilities Legal Resource Center and Loyola Law School providing free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to people with cancer, their families, friends, and health care professionals.

Cancer Survival Toolbox offered by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
A free self-learning audio program to help people develop important skills to better meet and understand the challenges of their illness.

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.
860-456-7790 |
Non-profit organization that helps elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare.

Provides links to laws’ codes, statutes, and regulations at federal and state level, plus recent news regarding laws.

Job Accommodation Network, a free service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy
800-526-7234 |
Offers a free consulting service with information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the employment of people with disabilities.

My Patient Rights is an online resource helping patients access the care they need and deserve.
It is available to help patients who have experienced denials, delays, high-out-of-pocket costs, out-of-network charges
and other barriers to quality, affordable health care from their health plans. By filing a complaint through My Patient Rights,
you can help change the system and keep all patients healthy.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
800-232-4636 |
Searchable database of cancer-related legislation, special legislative reports, and more.