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State Laws

State laws may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. Various laws related to employment, disability insurancehealth insuranceCOVID-19accessing medical recordsestate planningother cancer-related state laws, genetic information, and immigration are included below. Please note that this information changes frequently, so check back for up-to-date information.

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Health Insurance Options & Coverage

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Employment

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Disability Insurance

COVID-19, Coronavirus

COVID-19

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Access to Medical Records

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Estate Planning & Medical Decision Making

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Other Cancer-Related State Laws

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Genetic Information

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Immigration