LOS ANGELES--A new nonprofit organization is committed to the proposition that all cancer patients should have access to legal resources. The Cancer Legal Resource Center, a joint program of the Western Law Center for Disability Rights and Loyola Law School, is a confidential source of information for a wide variety of legal issues, including job discrimination, insurance coverage, estate planning, guardianships, living wills, and durable powers of attorney.
The Center is working closely with the American Cancer Society and social workers at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, City of Hope, Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, and UCLA Medical Center. Services are available in both English and Spanish. For more information, call 213-736-1455.