Breast Cancer Information and Support
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. The ACS offers a variety of services and programs for patients and their families, helping people get well, stay well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. The telephone number connects you to Reach to Recovery a program that supports breast cancer patients before, during, and after treatment.
Breastcancer.org is dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.
FORCE-Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
FORCE is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Our mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Our programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.
Inflamatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation is dedicated to researching the cause of Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC), an advanced and accelerated form of breast cancer usually not detected by mammograms or ultrasounds.
At any point in your cancer experience, the Lance Armstrong Foundation provides free, confidential support through education, referrals and counseling services. They can help with fertility preservation information, financial, insurance, job concerns, counseling, treatment concerns, etc.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the government’s cancer research agency. All information is available directly on the website, by speaking with someone on the telephone, or having a live chat session with an NCI cancer information specialist.
This coalition advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.