Resources for More Information: Breast Cancer

OncoLink Team
Last Modified: May 24, 2016

 

The internet can be a valuable resource for a patient who wants to find out more information about their disease. However, remember that not every website contains accurate and reliable information. The websites listed below offer current information and resources.

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Provides free, personalized information and one-to-one support to people affected by breast cancer – patients, families and friends.

http://www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org/

BreastCancer.org

A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

http://www.breastcancer.org/

FORCE

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered is a nonprofit organization for women who are at high risk of getting breast or ovarian cancers due to their family history and genetic status.

http://www.facingourrisk.org/index.php

Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation

The mission of Linda Creed is to fight breast cancer with heart through community-based education and referral, support, advocacy and direct service for those who need it.

http://www.lindacreed.org/

 

Living Beyond Breast Cancer 

Provides support and education for patients, family members and healthcare professionals.

http://www.lbbc.org/

Pregnant with Cancer

Dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope.

http://www.pregnantwithcancer.org/

Sister's Network, Inc.

Aims to increase local and national attention to the impact that breast cancer has had on the African American community.

http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org/

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

The world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer, investing in research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 30 countries.

http://ww5.komen.org/

Young Survival Coalition

A global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.

http://www.youngsurvival.org/

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer (MSDBC)

A support organization for mothers whose daughters have breast cancer.

www.mothersdaughters.org/

Sharsheret

A national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. The mission of Sharsheret is to offer a community of support to women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.

http://www.sharsheret.org/about

 

Blogs

The Power of a Cancer Support Group
by Bob Riter
May 26, 2016