Breast Cancer Resources

Health Monitor Staff

We’ve rounded up some resources to help you make the most out of your breast cancer treatment and even get a few surprising perks along the way. Check out our list of support services to help with insurance, travel and treatment costs, find the help you need today!

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National Organizations
Information and support for patients, family members and friends on metastatic breast cancer.

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Provides free, personalized information and one-to-one support to patients, families and friends affected by breast cancer.

American Cancer Society
Provides comprehensive information for patients, family members and friends coping with cancer.

American Institute for Cancer Research
Advocates about the link between cancer and diet.

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Aims to improve cancer care and prevention.

Be the Match        
Helps people receive bone morrow transplants.
Provides extensive educational information on breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Seeks to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer for providing funding for research and increasing public awareness about good breast health.

Offers free counseling, online support groups and educational workshops.

Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
Provides educational information for newly diagnosed people.

Komen for the Cure
Offers education programs about breast cancer and raises money for breast cancer research.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Assists you whether you are newly diagnosed or in treatment for metastatic breast cancer.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
Dedicated to the concerns of those living with metastatic breast cancer.

Aims to provide awareness, support and research for metastatic breast cancer.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer
Offers support to mothers who have daughters with breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Foundation
Aims to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need.  Seeks to increase awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and offering nurturing support services.      

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
Helps people find local healthcare providers and treatment facilities.

National Cancer Institute's Clinical Trials
Maintains a list of clinical trials. Searchable by cancer type, stage, trial type and location.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Advocates for quality cancer care for all touched by cancer.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
An alliance of cancer centers devoted to patient care, research and education.

Stupid Cancer
Founded in 2007 by a young adult cancer survivor, Stupid Cancer is a nonprofit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.


June 2013