> CancerCare, www.cancercare.org, (800) 813-4673. Provides assistance grants to cancer patients and their families. The organization is in the process of establishing a national database of assistance grants.
> The Access Project, www.accessproject.org, (866) 918-5232. Provides advice on medical bill management and negotiation strategy.
> National Brain Tumor Foundation, www.braintumor.org, (800) 934-2873. Provides education on medical debt, seminars for caregivers, and financial assistance through a patient help fund.
> Patient Advocate Foundation, www.patientadvocate.org, (800) 532-5274. Provides services to patients who are unable to obtain access to care because of financial or health insurance denials.
> Legal Services Corporation, www.lsc.gov, (202) 295-1500. LSC has more than 900 offices across the country to help low-income Americans gain access to the legal system.