Breast Cancer Resources

By
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!

National Organizations

Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) aonnonline.org
The mission of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) is to advance the role of patient navigation in cancer care and survivorship planning by providing a network for collaboration and development of best practices for the improvement of patient access to care and quality of life.

AdvancedBC.org advancedbc.org
Information and support for patients, family members and friends on metastatic breast cancer.

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

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

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

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

Be the Match marrow.org        
Helps people receive bone morrow transplants.  

breastcancer.org breastcancer.org
Provides extensive educational information on breast cancer.

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

CancerCare cancercare.org
Offers free counseling, online support groups and educational workshops.

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

Komen for the Cure ww5.komen.org
Offers education programs about breast cancer and raises money for breast cancer research.

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

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

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

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

National Breast Cancer Foundation nationalbreastcancer.org
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
cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis
Helps people find local healthcare providers and treatment facilities.

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

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

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

Stupid Cancer stupidcancer.org
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.

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Published
June 2013