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Glossary of insurance terms (HealthCare.gov)
Links to Other Helpful Organizations
AARP - AARP.org
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
American Cancer Society (ACS) - cancer.org
With a mission of helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer, ACS provides Information and resources for people with all kinds of cancer.
ACS's local resources search
Find support programs and services in your area through the American Cancer Society.
CancerCare - www.cancercare.org
The leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical, and financial challenges of cancer
Helps family caregivers make better decisions, save time and money, and feel less alone.
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) - Getpalliativecare.org
Provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information for people coping with serious, complex illness. Key components include a Palliative Care Provider Directory for hospitals and community settings, a definition of palliative care, and detailed descriptions of what palliative care does and how to get it. It also provides an interactive questionnaire to assist you in determining whether palliative care might be appropriate for you or a loved one.
Livestrong's Cancer Navigation Services (www.livestrong.org/we-can-help/navigation-services)
Free one-on-one support from The Livestrong Foundation in the areas of insurance challenges, treatment concerns, and more.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - PatientAdvocate.org
Focused on insurance and health care access problems, PAF offers direct assistance to patients as well as an extensive library of publications on related health care topics.
Patient Power - PatientPower.info
An online information resource dedicated to educating patients living with cancer through video news programs featuring cancer experts and inspiring patients and caregivers, webcasts, transcripts, and live in-person meetings in partnership with leading medical centers, cancer medical societies, and numerous cancer patient advocacy groups.
A patient-to-patient registry where patients and/or their caregivers can create profiles with as much information as they feel comfortable sharing, and find matching profiles based on algorithms created by some of the country’s top clinical oncologists
Dedicated to making the lives of cancer patients and their caregivers easier and less stressful by providing services that relieve them of the significant time, energy and worry associated with ensuring proper nutrition for themselves and their loved ones.
Survivorship A to Z - survivorshipatoz.org/cancer
Resources on a variety of topics for people living with cancer.
A nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through events, quick guides, and cancer resources.