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.

American Cancer Society

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

The Association Of Community Cancer Centers

Publishes “Cancer Treatments Your Insurance Should Cover”.

The Cord Blood Bank

At, 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:

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.

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.

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”.

The National LGBT Cancer Network

The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk by:
  • EDUCATING the LGBT community about our increased cancer risks and the importance of screening and early detection;
  • TRAINING health care providers to offer more culturally-competent, safe and welcoming care; and
  • ADVOCATING for LGBT survivors in mainstream cancer organizations, the media and research.

Announcing the launch of OUT: The National Cancer Survey
Despite a sharp increase in demand for LGBTQI+ trainings for medical providers, there is little documentation on the types of experiences that our communities encounter when seeking cancer care. We know that some of the most frequent consumers of health care are people diagnosed with cancer; today we are excited to launch our latest project: OUT: The National Cancer Survey

Patient Advocate Foundation

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

Stupid Cancer

Stupid Cancer helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer by ending isolation and building community.

Susan G. Komen For The Cure®

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

US Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency For Healthcare Research And Quality

Publishes the brochure “Choosing and Using a Health Plan”

US Department Of Health And Human Services
Medicare Part D

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

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