Where to go for the best information.
The Internet offers numerous websites where you can find information, videos and even people to talk about all aspects of breast cancer. Be sure you research with care and gather information from reputable organizations, including those listed below. Those with the S indicate they have Spanish-language materials available.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
A voluntary organization that offers a variety of services to patients and their families. The ACS also supports research, provides printed materials and conducts educational programs. S
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
(Formerly Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, Inc.)
Network of Strength serves women with breast cancer and their families through its national hotline (available 24 hours a day), open-door groups, early detection workshops and support programs. S
A nonprofit website dedicated to providing the most reliable and complete information available. S
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation works to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women’s health through innovative research, education and advocacy. The foundation is recruiting for the Army of Women who will take part in research for all aspects of breast cancer.
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
FORCE provides support, information and resources for women with hereditary breast or ovarian cancer and for those at high risk of the disease.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The foundation provides education, background, opportunities to be involved in clinical research and links to clinical trial information.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
LBBC provides educational materials, a calendar of events, a quarterly newsletter, a young survivors network and a toll-free helpline.
Sisters Network, Inc.
Sisters Network seeks to increase local and national attention about the impact that breast cancer has in the African-American community. All chapters are run by breast cancer survivors and receive volunteer assistance.
Connects young Jewish women recently diagnosed with breast cancer with volunteers.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
A toll-free breast cancer helpline is answered by trained volunteers whose lives have been personally touched by breast cancer. Breast health and breast cancer materials are available. S
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Foundation
The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of triple- negative breast cancer and to support scientists and researchers in their efforts to determine the definitive causes so that effective detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment can be pursued and achieved.
Young Survival Coalition
YSC is the only international network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the issues of women under 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer. S