Resources for More Information: Breast Cancer

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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

Hope for Two

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

http://www.hopefortwo.org

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Provides support and education for patients, family members, and healthcare professionals. Provides numerous educational materials in multiple languages including Spanish.

http://www.lbbc.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/

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

A national, independent, nonprofit, all-volunteer patient advocacy group dedicated to the unique concerns of the women and men living with metastatic breast cancer. We strive to help those living with stage IV breast cancer be their own best advocate through providing education and information on treatments and coping with the disease.

http://www.mbcn.org/about-us/

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/

Tigerlilly Foundation

A national breast cancer foundation providing education, awareness, advocacy, and hands-on support to young women (15-45) – before, during, and after breast cancer.

https://www.tigerlilyfoundation.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

HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

Offering insight, education, and support on male breast cancer and hereditary cancers.

https://www.hisbreastcancer.org

Peer Support/Mentoring Programs

ACS Reach to Recovery

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/reach-to-recovery.html

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Helpline

www.lbbc.org/helpline 

Young Survival Coalition Peer Mentoring

https://www.youngsurvival.org/talk-one-on-one

Pink Lotus Breast Buddies

https://pinklotus.com/powerup/breastbuddies/

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