A cancer diagnosis may carry with it a variety of legal issues, including insurance appeals, employment rights and leave time, access to health care and government benefits, and estate planning. Since its founding in 1997, DRLC’s Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) remains unique, providing invaluable cancer-related legal information and resources to people nationwide.
Cancer for College provides hope and inspiration to low-income, high achieving cancer survivors through the granting of college scholarships and by providing professional mentor services.
A comprehensive, searchable database of patient assistance programs provided by pharmaceutical companies offering free medications to people who cannot afford to buy them.
The CCC, with the support of the Panera Bread and the Knead for Knowledge Scholarship Program, sponsors advanced education scholarships for Florida students who (1) have had a diagnosis of cancer or chronic blood disorder in the Tampa Bay area before the age of 21, or (2) have lost a sibling due to a diagnosis of cancer or a chronic blood disorder.
This page contains information about scholarships for cancer patients, cancer survivors, children of a cancer patient or survivor, students who lost a parent to cancer, and students pursuing careers in cancer treatment.
The Samfund provides direct financial assistance, grants, free online support and education to young adults and caregivers struggling financially because of cancer.
Stupid Cancer offers an excellent source of links to organizations offering financial assistance, including the Sam Fund, HOPE for Young Adults with Cancer, the Ulman Cancer Fund, LIVESTRONG Foundation, the Patient Advocate Foundation, CancerCare (assistance for cancer-related costs) and the HealthWell Foundation (help for prescription drug copayments, deductibles and insurance premiums).