Applying for health insurance or filing health insurance claims can be a full-time job and extremely overwhelming to patients, their caregivers and families. There are many excellent guides and tools available to help in working through these challenges and determining which resources are available to them. Information and resources regarding insurance, managed care and employment issues are provided in&nbs...
Speak one-on-one with an Information Specialist for personalized disease and treatment information.
Your go-to online spot for chatting with other patients and staying up-to-date on the latest diagnosis and treatment news. Share your experiences with other patients and caregivers and get personalized support from trained LLS staff.
Find a support group near you and talk with other people affected by blood cancers.
A peer-to-peer program that matches newly diagnosed patients and their families with trained volunteers who have shared similar experiences.
Additional Support Resources
We know what you are going through. Let's chat with each other. Our live, weekly online chats provide a friendly forum to share experiences and chat with others about anything from the initial phase of diagnosis to treatment and survivorship. Each chat is moderated by an oncology social worker. The role of the moderator/facilitator is to provide support and guide conversation, as needed, throughout the chats. The ...
Caregiving often starts gradually with tasks such as driving to medical appointments, shopping for groceries and housecleaning. Over time, this can even lead to round-the-clock care, which can feel overwhelming. Your tasks may grow to include feeding, bathing, supervising medications, arranging medical care and managing financial and legal affairs. Am I A Caregiver? If you are caring for a l...
In addition to our programs and services for blood cancer patients, families and caregivers, LLS is pleased to offer an extensive directory of national and international resources. These organizations can help with cancer-related issues like financial assistance, support and counseling, assistance with transportation, etc. It may be helpful for you to browse through each section to discover all that is offered. Th...
We believe that when you're dealing with a cancer diagnosis, it's beneficial to read a variety of perspectives about how others have dealt with cancer or what advice they would share. We've come up with a list of select books that we recommend for patients, caregivers, children and teens. Do you know of a book we should list here? Let us know.