Cancer & Medical Care

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, including managing side effects.

While these materials and resources are designed for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals, they are helpful to anyone with a serious medical condition, or anyone who wants to learn about their rights.

Quick Guides, Checklists, & Other Materials

These materials on cancer and medical care present information in a brief, easy-to-digest, printable format. If you are looking for a more comprehensive breakdown, see our Practical Guides to Cancer Rights.

Cancer Finances

If you're not sure exactly where to start when navigating cancer and medical care, these Cancer Finances modules are for you! This interactive toolkit will walk you through a series of questions to help you find the information that you are looking for and that applies to you.

State Laws

Understanding state laws related to medical care is important, because sometimes they provide more comprehensive than federal laws. Our Charts of State Laws explain access to medical records, medical marijuana, death with dignity, right to try, and more.

One-on-one Help

Triage Cancer Legal & Financial Navigation Program

Triage Cancer has a free Legal & Financial Navigation Program that provides one-on-one assistance on a variety of topics, including navigating cancer and medical care, to empower you to confidently take next steps.