The HCP Manual: A Legal Resource Guide for Oncology Health Care Professionals (3rd Edition – 2012) 

This manual is a resource for health care professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses, social workers, psychosocial care providers, patient navigators and advocates) on various questions and issues faced by patients coping with cancer.  It provides valuable information about cancer-related legal issues from diagnosis through survivorship.  This manual is part of a project funded by LIVESTRONG to educate health care professionals about cancer-related legal issues.  Spiral bound hard copies of the HCP Manual are available for $5, payable by check or credit card.  To order a hard copy of the HCP Manual, please email clrc@drlcenter.org

To download the complete manual, please click here.

Patient Legal Handbook – English and Spanish Versions

This handbook is a resource for patients coping with cancer and provides valuable information about cancer-related legal issues from diagnosis through survivorship.  This handbook is part of a project funded by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer partnership program to educate patients with cancer about cancer-related legal issues.  Hard copies of the English version of the Patient Legal Handbook are available for $5, payable by check or credit card.  To order a hard copy, please send an email request to clrc@drlcenter.org.

To download a pdf of the English version, click here.

Instructivo Legal del Paciente

Este instructivo es un recurso para los pacientes enfrentando el cáncer y proporciona información valiosa sobre las cuestiones legales relacionadas con el cáncer, desde el diagnosis hasta la sobrevivencia.  Este manual es parte de un proyecto financiado por el programa de asociación,  Breakaway  from Cancer de Amgen para educar a los pacientes con cáncer sobre cuestiones legales relacionadas con el cáncer.

Para descargar un pdf de la versión en Español, haga click aquí.

A Legal Resource Guide for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers in California (2nd Edition: 2011)

CLRC has designed a California legal guide for people coping with cancer that includes information about employment, taking time off from work, disability insurance, health insurance, how to ensure your treatment gets paid for, estate planning and legislative advocacy. While this manual is specific to California, it contains practical information that applies to everyone and gives an idea of what to look for in your own state. Funding for this guide was provided, in part, by LIVESTRONG.

To download the complete guide, please click here.
To order a hard copy of the guide, email clrc@drlcenter.org.

A Legal Resource Guide for Navigating Breast Healthcare Options in Fresno County

CLRC has designed a Fresno Country, Calif., legal guide for people coping with breast cancer that includes information on health insurance and health care options, health care reform, genetics and cancer, and managing financial aspects of cancer treatment. While this manual is specific to Fresno County, it contains practical information that applies to everyone and gives an idea of what to look for throughout California. Funding for this guide was provided, in part, by Central Valley Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

To download the complete guide, please click here.
To order a hard copy of the guide, email clrc@drlcenter.org.

A Legal Resource Guide for Navigating Breast Healthcare Options in Los Angeles County

CLRC has designed a Los Angeles County, Calif., legal guide for people coping with breast cancer that includes information on health insurance and health care options, health care reform, genetics and cancer, and managing financial aspects of cancer treatment. While this manual is specific to Los Angeles County, it contains practical information that applies to everyone and gives an idea of what to look for throughout California. Funding for this guide was provided, in part, by Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

To download the complete guide, please click here.
To order a hard copy of the guide, email clrc@drlcenter.org.

Legal Resource Guide for People with Cancer in Illinois

CLRC has designed an Illinois legal guide for people coping with cancer. This manual includes information on employment, taking time off from work, disability insurance, health insurance and health care options, health care reform, genetics and cancer, managing financial aspects of cancer treatment, estate planning and legislative advocacy.  Funding for updating of this manual was provided, in part, by the Chicagoland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and by the Memorial Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

To download the complete guide, please click here.
To order a hard copy of the guide, email clrc@drlcenter.org.

A Legal Resource Guide to Navigate Breast Healthcare Options in McLean County, IL

CLRC has designed a McLean County, Ill., legal guide for people coping with breast cancer that includes information on health insurance and health care options, health care reform, genetics and cancer, and managing financial aspects of cancer treatment. While this manual is specific to McLean County, it contains practical information that applies to everyone and gives an idea of what to look for throughout Illinois.  Funding for this guide was provided by McLean County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® (now a part of Komen Memorial).

To download the complete guide, please click here.