Free Legal Resource Center Opens in LA

Oncology NEWS International, Oncology NEWS International Vol 6 No 8, Volume 6, Issue 8

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.

LOS ANGELES--A new nonprofit organization is committed to the propositionthat all cancer patients should have access to legal resources. The CancerLegal Resource Center, a joint program of the Western Law Center for DisabilityRights and Loyola Law School, is a confidential source of information fora wide variety of legal issues, including job discrimination, insurancecoverage, estate planning, guardianships, living wills, and durable powersof attorney.

The Center is working closely with the American Cancer Society and socialworkers at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, City of Hope, Cedars-SinaiComprehensive Cancer Center, and UCLA Medical Center. Services are availablein both English and Spanish. For more information, call 213-736-1455.