Resources for More Information: Breast Cancer
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.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
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.
Hope for Two
Dedicated to providing women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with information, support, and hope.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Provides support and education for patients, family members, and healthcare professionals. Provides numerous educational materials in multiple languages including Spanish.
Sister's Network, Inc.
Aims to increase local and national attention to the impact that breast cancer has had on the African American community.
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.
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.
Young Survival Coalition
A global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
A national breast cancer foundation providing education, awareness, advocacy, and hands-on support to young women (15-45) – before, during, and after breast cancer.
Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer (MSDBC)
A support organization for mothers whose daughters have breast cancer.
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.
HIS Breast Cancer Awareness
Offering insight, education, and support on male breast cancer and hereditary cancers.
Peer Support/Mentoring Programs
ACS Reach to Recovery
Living Beyond Breast Cancer Helpline
Young Survival Coalition Peer Mentoring
Pink Lotus Breast Buddies