National Resources


American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Gives detailed information on a range of health issues for people over 50, including Medicare and other health insurance programs.

Phone: 
(888) OUR-AARP
(888) 687-2277
Website: 
www.aarp.org/health


American Cancer Society

Saving lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures, & fight back.

Phone: 
(800) ACS-2345
(800) 227-2345
Website: 
www.cancer.org


Anti-Cancer Fund

The Anticancer Fund is a private foundation providing research-based information on cancer therapies and selectively funding the development of promising therapies.


The Association of Community Cancer Centers

Publishes “Cancer Treatments Your Insurance Should Cover”.

Phone: 
(301) 984-9496
Website: 
www.accc-cancer.org


The Cord Blood Bank

At Cordbloodbanking.com, we want to provide you and your family with relevant information on cord blood, banking options and emerging research, so you can make the best decision possible for your family. Our organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and we are committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood. For additional information and to download a free cord blood banking guide visit: www.cordbloodguide.com

Phone:  
(888) 894-6412
Website:  
www.cordbloodbanking.com
www.cordbloodguide.com


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Phone: 
(855) 584-0411
Website: 
www.lls.org

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Mesothelioma Center

With more than 3,000 pages of content, our site features information on asbestos, mesothelioma, and other cancers that are caused by asbestos exposure (lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, etc.). Our site has employed a full staff of writers dedicated to research and writing about asbestos exposure and the diseases that result from exposure to the toxic mineral. In addition, our medical adviser and editor, Dr. Mauricio Salazar,M.D., who has worked in the field of cancer treatment for years, has personally reviewed, edited, and approved all medical information on our site.

Phone:
(877) 650-1436
Website:
www.asbestos.com


National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Publishes the booklets “Working It Out: Your Employment Rights as a Cancer Survivor”, “What Cancer Survivors Need to Know About Health Insurance” and “A Cancer Survivor’s Almanac: Charting Your Journey”.

Phone:
(301) 650-9127
Website:
www.canceradvocacy.org


Patient Advocate Foundation

Offers legal and advocacy help when disputing insurance claim denials. Also has financial assistance information.

Phone:
(800) 532-5274
Website:
www.patientadvocate.org


Pleural Mesothelioma

We are dedicated to compiling the latest and most up-to-date information on pleural mesothelioma and offer a number of resources to those coping with the pulmonary cancer.

Phone:
(855) 351-6640
Website:
www.pleuralmesothelioma.com


Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Provides information on free or low-cost mammograms and other sources of financial assistance.

Phone:
(877) GO-KOMEN
(877) 465-6636
Website:
www.komen.org


US Department of Health and Human ServicesAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Publishes the brochure “Choosing and Using a Health Plan”


US Department of Health and Human ServicesMedicare Part D

Provides detailed information on the Medicare health insurance program, including Medicare prescription drug plans.

Phone:
(800) MEDICARE
(800) 633-4227
Website:
www.medicare.gov/part-d/

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