A group of 120 people composed of patients, survivors, caregivers,
advocates, navigators, healthcare professionals and attorneys gathered
together to learn about cancer rights. The rights discussed include
Employment amp; Taking Time Off Work, Health, Disability and Life
Insurance Options, Access to Health Care, Insurance Navigation and
Appeals, Understanding Health Care Reform, Cancer Community Resources,
Genetics amp; the Law, Legislative Advocacy, Education Rights of
Children and Young Adults with Cancer, and Financial Planning.
Some attendees included a Holocaust survivor, musicians, BBYO teen members from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. BBYO alumni and staff from all across the world and at all levels of the organization were also present at the event.