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The NCLSN supports the efforts of individuals and organizations focused on meeting the legal needs of the cancer-affected community.

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Upcoming Events

Click here for a full list of upcoming events for cancer patients, friends and family of patients, providers, and/or attorneys throughout the United States.

Featured Upcoming Event

June 17, 2016, Friday
Cancer and Careers’ 6th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer

Join Cancer and Careers for their 6th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer in New York City.This FREE event will explore the issues faced by working people who are trying to balance their cancer treatment & recovery with employment. This daylong event is open to patients, survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals and anyone else touched by cancer. Topics include:

  • Self confidence in the workplace
  • Health insurance
  • Managing long-term stress
  • Nutrition

Location: CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016

For more details or to register, please visit: Cancer and Career’s 6th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer

What We Do

Who We Are The NCLSN promotes increased availability of free legal services programs so that people affected by cancer may focus on medical care and their quality of life. Why Legal Services? Cancer survivors face devastating legal and economic consequences. Legal services programs assist with insurance disputes, public benefits, housing, employment issues, future care and custody planning, immigration, and advance directives. Read more about the legal issues that cancer patients face and the impact of the NCLSN's work in our publication, The Cancer Cliff