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Patient Advocate Foundation
A national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability. Of note is their Colorectal CareLine, a patient/provider hotline designed to provide assistance to patients who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer and are seeking education and access to care. The Colorectal CareLine also offers financial aid through the Financial Aid Fund for those diagnosed with colorectal cancer who need financial assistance.
Aug 28, 2013 - The terminology used to describe ductal carcinoma in situ impacts treatment choices, according to a research letter published online Aug. 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine.