More Resources for Patients & Caregivers

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Definitions

Glossary of insurance terms (HealthCare.gov)

Glossary of lung cancer terms

Links to Other Helpful Organizations

AARP - AARP.org
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

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.

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.

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.

Savor Health
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.

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.

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 of Hospitals, 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.

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