Beyond Treatment: Challenges & Solutions for Cancer Survivors...Social Security Disability

Last Modified: October 20, 2008

Conference Dates: February 19, 2009
Conference Location: teleconference

Sponsoring Group: Legal Clinic for the Disabled, St. Mary's Medical Center, American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Topics Covered: Eligibility for SSD and SSI, available benefits, applying for benefits and the appeals process.

Conference Objectives: Introduction to Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

Who Should Attend: Social workers, nurses, cancer survivors, care givers

Conference Agenda: Introduction to SSD and SSI. Useful information to help cancer survivors decide if they can qualify, how to apply, how to avoid potential problems in the process and the available appeals system if an application is rejected.

Registration Information: Nancy Chum (610) 521-8274 ext. 234 or

Conference Fees: free

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Second in a series of free, monthly teleconference workshops on issues facing cancer survivors and care givers.