American Cancer Society, Patient Advocate

by | Feb 15, 2024 | 0 comments

To assist patents and their families with more complex cancer related issues, ACS has Licensed Clinical Social Workers serving as Patient Advocates on staff through the Cancer Resource Network.Patient Advocates are available to assist callers with issues such as loss of income, lack of health insurance, locating community resources, and assisting with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis.  Patient Advocates are available by referral from a Cancer Information Specialist, who will screen callers for their needs and issues prior to putting a caller in contact with a Patient Advocate.