Check Out These Great Resources for Information & Support

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1. American Cancer Society (ACS) Survivor's Network

Committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Reach to Recovery volunteers visit breast cancer patients upon request. Phone: 800-227-2345

2. Association of Cancer Online Resources

Support and resources for patients & caregivers, all types of cancer. Offers a listing of a variety of support groups and message boards for specific types of breast cancer.

3. Breast Cancer Network of Strength

Mission is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone. Provides the community with programs and resources free of charge, to anyone touched by breast cancer. Offers a 24 Hour Survivor Help Line called YourShoes - 800-221-2141 (with interpreters in more than 150 languages).
(Breast Cancer Network of Strength was formerly known as Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization)

4. Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers provides a comprehensive website and free publications in English and Spanish as well as a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer, their employers, coworkers and healthcare providers.

5. Cancer Care, Inc.

A national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information, referral and direct financial assistance. Phone: 800-813-4673

6. Cancer Hope Network

Free & confidential support to people with any type of cancer and their families.
Phone: 1-877-HOPENET (460-3638)

7. Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups (CNCCG)

To help raise awareness and dispel some myths, the CNCCG has developed This web site will help you begin to learn more about cancer clinical trials, and will help you decide if a trial is right for you, a friend or a loved one. Phone: 877-520-4457

8. Dr. Susan Love, MD

A non-profit organization founded by renowned surgeon and researcher Dr. Susan Love, dedicated to the eradication of breast cancer through Innovation, Education, Research and Advocacy. Phone: 310-230-1712

9. Fertile Hope Organization

Dedicated to helping cancer patients faced with infertility. Phone: 888-994-4673

10. Find a Cure Transit

A website inviting you to participate in essential research to help fight disease and find a cure.

11. (FORCE) Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

Organization for women who are at high risk of getting cancers due to family history, genetic status and BRCA mutation.

12. Inflammatory Breast Cancer Help & Support

English & Spanish

13. John W. Nick Foundation

A non-profit organization focused on educating the public about male breast cancer. Phone: 772-589-1440

14. Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Information and support you will need to live well beyond breast cancer. Also has culturally relevant educational resources for Latina women affected by breast cancer, their families and healthcare providers. Survivor's Help Line 888-753-5222

15. Memorial Sloan-Kettering/ About Herbs

Evidenced-based information on herbs, botanicals, vitamins and other supplements from MSK Cancer Center. Phone: 212-639-2000

16. Men Against Breast Cancer

Organization designed to target and moblize men to be active participants in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease. Phone: 866-547-6222

17. National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (NBCCF)

The nation's leading grassroots organization dedicated to ending breast cancer through the power of action and advocacy. They give women the tools to make their own informed decisions. They help guide the public through the maze of information on breast cancer. The lobbying work of the National Breast Cancer Coalition helps to shape the public policies that affect women's lives. Phone: 800-622-2838

18. National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)

The National Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. Extensive breast cancer information and resources.

19. National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

The only survivor-led advocacy organization working exclusively on behalf of people with all types of cancer and their families, dedicated to assuring quality cancer care for all Americans. Offers membership and a newsletter. Phone: 877-622-7937

20. National Lymphedema Network (NLN)

Is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Saskia R.J. Thiadens, R.N. to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema. Offers a newsletter. Phone: 800-541-3259

21. Native People's Circle of Hope

The "Medicine-Bag" project is a project of the Native People's Circle of Hope. It is a gift to the newly diagnosed cancer patient and given free of charge to the patient regardless of type of cancer and ethnic background. Contact CeCe WhiteWolf at 1-503-970-8004.

22. Patient Advocate Foundation

Assistance with insurance & employment issues.
Financial resources for all types of cancer.
English & Spanish Phone: 1-800-532-5274

23. People Living with Cancer

The patient information web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology provides Oncologist-approved information on cancer, treatments, clinical trials, coping and side effects. Includes Oncologist and drug databases.

24. R.A. Bloch National Cancer Hotline

Information for patients and supporters. Articles and programs. Phone: 800-433-0464

25. SHARE Self Help

Survivor led support for breast & ovarian cancer.
Phone: 1-866-891-2392

26. Sharsheret

Linking young Jewish women in their fight against breast cancer. Phone: 1-866-474-2774

27. Sisters Network Inc

A national African-American breast cancer survivors organization. Phone: 866-781-1808

28. Susan G Komen Foundation

29. The Mautner Project

National organization dedicated to lesbians with cancer, their partners, and caregivers. Phone: 202-332-5536

30. The National Cancer Institute (NCI)

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Up-to-date information available on research and treatments.

31. Young Survival Coalition

Support and information for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Toll-free 1-877-972-1011