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Breast Cancer Information and Resources

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Provides phone-based one-to-one mentoring to those affected by breast cancer as well as a personalized mentor matching service for breast cancer patients, their families and friends.

American Cancer Society
Comprehensive cancer information.

Anne Appleseed Project
Information about natural cancer therapies from the patient perspective.

Educates the public about dense breast tissue and its significance for the early detection of breast cancer.

A message board and listserv for women with metastatic disease.

Comprehensive information about brain metastases from a patient perspective.

Comprehensive information about breast cancer detection and treatment.

Breast Friends
A national toll-free hotline staffed by breast cancer survivors. Phone: 1.888.718.3523

Developed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Cancer.Net contains comprehensive and up-to-date information for all people affected by cancer. All content is approved by cancer doctors who are members of ASCO.

A comprehensive website offering 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.

CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. It's programs, including counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help, are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge. CancerCare provided help to more than 108,500 people last year.

Cancer Information and Support Network
Patient information and support tailored to one's situation. The site also contains a Breast Cancer 101 for those who want to learn more about the biology of cancer and how anti-cancer drugs work.

Cancer Support Community
Provides a network of professional programs of emotional support, education and hope for people affected by cancer at no charge so that no one faces cancer alone.

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Comprehensive information about breast cancer prevention, detection, and treatment.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
For women with an increased risk of cancer due to family history and genetic status and for families that carry a BRCA mutation.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Network Foundation
Funds research regarding Inflammatory Breast Cancer and provides education to the general population as well as the medical community regarding Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Fosters innovative inflammatory breast cancer research, educates stakeholders, and advocates for both patients and survivors in order to improve the lives of those touched by inflammatory breast cancer.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support
Provides information and support for individuals with IBC.

Information about genomic testing and MammaPrint.

Lazarex Cancer Foundation
Provides financial assistance to patients traveling for participation in clinical trials.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Provides information and support for women affected by breast cancer.

Male Breast Cancer Coalition
Patient advocacy group for building awareness and providing education about male breast cancer.

Nonprofit organization that provides education and support for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance was formed by 15 groups in October 2013 and today has grown to 29 of the leading cancer charities, advocacy groups and pharmaceutical industry partners. The Alliance vision is to transform and improve the lives of women and men living with metastatic breast cancer.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
Advocacy group for women with metastatic breast cancer.

The social network for women facing breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Foundation
Provides help to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services, including free mammograms through a network of hospitals and patient navigation.

National Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Home Page
Educational information about breast cancer.

Navigating Cancer
Helps patients bring together their most important resources to assist them in their care.

Nueva Vida
Education and support for Latinas affected by cancer. The website is presented in both English and Spanish.

Patient Advocate Foundation
Helps patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses remove obstacles to healthcare such as medical debt, access to insurance, and job retention.

An online breast cancer support network for people affected by breast cancer.

Share Cancer Support
A national nonprofit that supports, educates, and empowers women affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer, with a special focus on medically underserved communities.

Provides free support and educational programs to women and men nationwide; specializes in providing support to Jewish women and their families.

Story Half Told
An initiative by Pfizer in partnership with advocates, patients and healthcare professionals that aims to elevate public understanding of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), dispel misperceptions, combat stigma and expand the breast cancer conversation to be more inclusive of metastatic breast cancer.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
The world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all, and energize science to find cures. The site features information about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and support.

The Second Opinion
Provides free, comprehensive second opinions to adults in California diagnosed with cancer.

Triage Cancer Foundation
Provides cancer survivorship education to cancer survivors, caregivers, advocates and health care professoinals.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation
Provides discussion forums and educational programs for women with triple-negative tumors.

Young Survival Coalition
Information and support for young women with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Clinical Trials, Research and Research Advocacy

National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Portal
Searchable database of cancer clinical trials.

Army of Women
The Love/Avon Army of Women is recruiting ONE MILLION WOMEN who are willing to consider participating in research to find the cause and ways of preventing breast cancer. You can participate in the Army of Women by signing up at www.armyofwomen.org.

A cancer clinical trials listing service.

National Library of Medicine searchable database of clinical trials.

Current Controlled Trials
Provides a listing of randomized clinical trials.

Provides a database of clinical trials. Can also be reached by phone: 1.877.601.8601 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM ET (M-F).

A clinical trials service provided by CancerConsultants.com.

Research Advocacy Network
Non-profit organization that brings together all participants in the medical research process. Its focus is to educate, support and connect patient advocates with the research community to improve patient care.

Trial Check
A clinical trials website and search engine developed by the National Cancer Cooperative Groups.

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