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Breast Cancer Resources

  • The American Cancer Society (ACS) - Provides numerous resources, including printed materials and counseling for patients and families. Information on lodging for people who may require treatment far from home. Comprehensive website on a variety of cancer-related issues. Free Dietician Available.
  • The National Cancer Institute (NCI) -  The nation's trusted source for cancer information. 
  • The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) -  a not-for-profit alliance of 33 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
  • Breast Cancer.org -  Provides generalized, easy-to-understand information about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. 
  • Touch - The Black Breast Cancer Alliance
  • The Patient Advocate Foundation - Provides grants and support to cancer patients.
  • American Institute for Cancer Research -  National cancer charity that focuses on the link between nutrition and cancer. 
  • Association of Cancer Online Resources -  A resource for informational listings on different types of cancer. 
  • Cancer Care, Inc. -  Nonprofit organization that provides counseling, education, and financial assistance information. 
  • Cancer Information Service (CIS) -  A national information and education network that operates a toll-free service to provide callers with the most recent scientific information. Information is provided in English and Spanish. 
  • www.chemotherapy.com  - A good source to help understand lab values and chemotherapy. 
  • Look Good...Feel Better -  Free program that helps women learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects associated with cancer treatment. Licensed cosmetologists instruct women who are currently undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation on how to wear wigs, turbans, scarves and cosmetics. 
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation-  Eradicating breast cancer by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment. 
  • Mother's Grace - grants and resources for mothers and children in crisis or who have endured tragic life events. 
  • Eating Well Through Cancer Cookbook - Nutritional help and information to help your loved one eat well through diagnosis to survivorship. Also, provides information to help symptom management with one’s diet. 
  • Hospice Information -  Nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the U.S. It is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care.  
  • Corporate Angel Network, Inc. (CAN) - Provides free transportation (using corporate jets) to or from a hospital or recognized treatment center in the U.S. for people with cancer and family members. 
  • Sisters Network -  Committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African-American community. 
  • Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization - A 24-hour toll-free hotline staffed by professional counselors and volunteers who have had breast cancer. Provides information, education, support, resource library, wigs, and prostheses for breast cancer survivors.