Cancer-Related Legal Issues

Quick Guides, Checklists, & Other Materials

Individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers may face a number of legal and practical issues in areas like housing, education, genetics, fertility preservation, and medical marijuana, among other topics. We also have dedicated information for members of the LGBTQ+ community, and veterans. These materials present information in a brief, easy-to-digest, printable format to take some of the stress out of navigating these issues. If you are looking for more comprehensive information, see our Practical Guides to Cancer Rights.

Many of our materials and resources are available in Spanish.

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Podcast & Webinars

In terms you can understand, the How to Triage Cancer Podcast introduces you to cancer-related legal issues. Best part? No podcast subscription required! If you are looking for a comprehensive explanation of cancer-related legal issues, then webinars are for you.

Cancer Finances is designed to help guide you through some of the cancer-related legal issues that may impact your financial situation. Whether you are newly diagnosed or many years past active treatment, this site can help. By answering a few questions, the tool will guide you to the information most relevant to you.

Cancer Rights Law Book

Cancer Rights Law provides an overview of key areas of the law that often come into play for individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, including employment, health insurance, disability insurance, cancer advocacy, life insurance, cancer finances, estate planning, and consumer rights.

Cover of Cancer Rights Law: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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 cancer-related legal issues, including health insurance, disability insurance, work and cancer, finances, medical decision-making, and estate planning, to empower you to confidently take next steps.