Helping people navigate through cancer-related legal issues is the goal of the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC), a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. If you are a carcinoid or neuroendocrine cancer patient who needs legal help with issues ranging from health insurance and health care options to estate planning to consumer counseling and financial management, then you have found a wonderful resource that is just a phone call away.
How Can the CLRC Help You?
Telephone Assistance Line – 866-THE-CLRC (866-843-2572)
Free and confidential information about the laws that may apply to your individual situation and options that might be available, as well as resources to take the next steps are what you get when call this national, toll-free number.
CLRC Professional Panel
Attorneys, accountants, and insurance agents volunteer their time to provide in-depth information and counsel for callers about their specific situation.
Outreach & Education
Workshops, seminars, conferences, support groups, healthcare professional meetings and other cancer and community events take place throughout the country.
Obtain current and relevant information to help you advocate for your legal rights. Among the seminar topics are employment, taking time off work, disability and life insurance, and genetic discrimination.
Resources Available through CLRC
The Cancer Legal Resource Center Chronicle, a print and electronic newsletter published throughout the year.
Teleconferences and Webinars, free seminars covering national cancer-related topics as well as state specific issues.
Cancer Rights Conferences, comprehensive information about your legal rights and protections.
Online Resources & Seminars, access valuable information at your convenience http://www.CancerLegalResourceCenter.org
Online Manuals, both a national manual and state manuals are free, comprehensive guides on the most pressing cancer-related legal issues for patients.
Legislative Advocacy, developing strategies to increase overall access to health care for individuals who have cancer or are cancer survivors. On the website you can see up-to-date bills supported or opposed by CRLC.
In addition to the Cancer Legal Resource Center national office located in Los Angeles, California, there is a Midwest Regional Office located in Chicago, Illinois.
Important Numbers and Website Addresses
Toll-Free: 866-THE-CLRC (866-843-2572)
Intake Line: 866-843-2572 or 213-763-1455
Video Phone: 866-912-8193
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