Now available in print or electronic versions, the LIVESTRONG Guidebook is a companion for cancer survivors as they navigate the physical, emotional and practical concerns they may have during their
Even those who have health insurance can face financial challenges in receiving timely cancer treatment. If you’ve had a health insurance claim denied, learn your rights and how to take action. This
Choose a health care team that has had success treating the type of cancer you have. A good team will work with you and help you get the best treatment for your type and stage of cancer.
To pay for cancer treatment, you may need to consider borrowing against or selling real property to create income. The laws that cover home loan, sale and rental transactions are complex and change
Cancer and treatment can make it difficult to work. Prepare early for not working for a period of time. Or, there may be ways to change your job duties so you can keep working. Also, consider future
Federal and state benefit programs offer help to meet health care and income needs. These programs can help those who can’t work due to cancer, treatment or aftereffects.
Those affected by cancer need to understand health and disability insurance. This is an overview of things you need to know under current laws. To learn more, consult with those knowledgeable about
Many people affected by cancer can’t afford to pay for important health care services. Fortunately, a variety of health care assistance programs are available to help those who have a financial need.
You will need to prepare legal documents to tell others what you want done during a health crisis or after death. Here is an overview of the important legal decisions to consider and how to find help
A wide range of support services are available to help you, both during and after cancer fighting treatment. See the chart below for some of the common services.
Using credit to pay for cancer treatment requires forethought and close management. Credit lets you pay over a period of time for purchases or services. Many credit users may need to change how they