Cancer Legal Resource Center 2016 Summer Webinar Series

July and August 2016: Free Webinars from the Cancer Legal Resource Center

Do you have questions about how a cancer diagnosis might affect you or someone you care about? Join CLRC’s webinars where speakers will discuss¬†important legal issues that stem from a cancer diagnosis in four different webinars.

July 13, 2016: 5 Legal Tips for Recently Diagnosed Cancer Patients
2:00 PM PDT
Find out about the various legal issues that can stem from a cancer diagnosis, including employment law, insurance options, and disability insurance, and the laws that protect cancer patients.

July 27, 2016: 5 Legal Tips for Young Adult Cancer Patients
12:00 PM PDT
Learn about what types of protections are available to higher education students with cancer or students who are cancer survivors both during the application process and once the students have started college, graduate school, and beyond. Additionally, learn about ways for students or alumni with disabilities to manage or possibly discharge their student loans and applying for jobs with cancer history, etc.

August 10, 2016: 5 Legal Tips for Advanced Stage Cancer Patients
12:00 PM PDT
Join us and learn about advance planning, SSI/SSDI/compassionate allowances, etc, in addition to estate planning topics such as wills and trusts. We will talk about advance healthcare directives and tools you can use to make sure that your wishes regarding medical treatment are upheld, even when you are no longer able to make decisions for yourself.

August 24, 2016: 5 Tips for Caregivers of Cancer Patients
12:00 PM PDT
Find out what your rights are under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the federal law that provides caregivers with options for taking time off work, and learn about additional protections available under state law, and about other issues involving caregivers, such as SS survivor benefits, probate, advanced healthcare directives, etc.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For questions about these webinars, please contact the CLRC at or call (213) 736-1100. The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national program of the Disability Rights Legal Center. The CLRC provides free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.  Visit for more information about cancer-related legal issues and services provided by the Cancer Legal Resource Center.