Triage Cancer

Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through free events, materials, and resources.

Our resources include:
Free monthly educational webinars: We offer free educational webinars on practical and legal cancer survivorship issues that impact people beyond diagnosis to anyone in the cancer community.
Quick Guides and Checklists: These educational quick guides and checklists are designed to be an introduction of a particular topic and are designed to help with the legal and practical pieces of cancer survivorship.
Animated Videos: We provide educational animated videos, available in English and Spanish, that provide an overview of how to navigate important cancer-related legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals. Topics include health insurance, work, estate planning, and other cancer survivorship issues. This site offers a toolkit for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers to understanding how cancer impacts their finances and connects them to financial assistance resources.
Educational Blog: named number 6 of the top 100 cancer blogs, our educational blog keeps individuals up to date about a variety of cancer survivorship topics.
Charts of State Laws on employment, disability, health insurance issues, and other cancer-related state laws.
Triage Cancer Conferences: These free educational conferences are open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and health care professionals. We spend the day covering key information needed to help navigate practical issues, minimize the financial burden of a cancer diagnosis, and reduce stress.

Latest from Triage Cancer

Standing Firm Against the Financial Burden of Cancer

June 14, 2021

To avoid the financial burden of costly therapies, patients with cancer receiving immunotherapy treatments should talk with their health care team and not settle for no as an answer from their health insurance provider, according to an expert. Getting Cancer-Related Financial Help

February 17, 2021

A cancer diagnosis can impact a person's ability to maintain their income, increases out-of-pocket medical costs, and brings other unexpected expenses. That’s why Triage Cancer has created

Triage Cancer Animated Video Series: Now Available in English, Spanish & Tagalog

February 11, 2021

Triage Cancer offers a series of animated videos that explain important topics for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers. The videos are each about 5 minutes long and are now available in English and Spanish. You can also watch our videos with subtitles in English, Spanish, and Tagalog.

ADA and FMLA: How Laws Work Together

April 09, 2019

Regardless of the type of job you have, if you need to take time off work because of your cancer diagnosis and treatment, you should learn about your employment rights. Now the FMLA and the ADA can actually work together.

Going Out on Disability

April 08, 2019

When someone is faced with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, they often wonder “do I need to go out on disability?” Unfortunately, they aren’t always sure what that actually means, or that it could mean multiple things.