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.
23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young
adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At
the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once.
Forty-six “Mommas” shaved their heads in solidarity with kids battling
cancer. Their goal is to raise $1 million dollars for pediatric oncology
research and have currently raise over $194,000 (USD) through theSt.