Breast Cancers

Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. The term “breast cancer” refers to a malignant tumor that has developed from cells in the breast. The following websites below will navigate to various breast cancer resources and information for patients, friends, and family.

Advanced Breast Cancer Community: http://www.advancedbreastcancercommunity.org/
The Advanced Breast Cancer Community is a comprehensive information source and online community solely dedicated to the needs of advanced (metastatic) breast cancer patients, caregivers, family and friends, and health care providers.

Breast Cancer Alliance: 203.861.0014, http://breastcanceralliance.org/
The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance is to fund innovative breast cancer research and to promote breast health through education and outreach. This website will provide various resources on grants and current research within breast cancer.

Breastcancer.org: http://www.breastcancer.org/
Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization 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 to help patients and families make informed decisions.

Facing our Risk: 1.866.288.RISK (7475), http://www.facingourrisk.org
This website provides women with resources to determine whether they are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer due to genetic predisposition, family history, or other factors, provides information about options for managing and living with these risk factors, provides support for patients and families with these risk factors, to raise breast cancer awareness, and much more!

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation: 1.877.786.7422, www.ibcresearch.org
The IBC Research Foundation is a volunteer organization 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. This website provides current research and helps raise public awareness of IBC.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer: 1.888.753.5222, www.lbbc.org
LBBC is a national education and support organization whose goal is to improve quality of life and help you take an active role in your ongoing recovery or management of the disease. This website provides current news and educational programs within breast cancer.

Men Against Breast Cancer: 1.866.547.MABC (6222), www.menagainstbreastcancer.org
This website provides targeted support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one. Here you may find online resources and support programs on breast cancer.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer: 410.778.1982, www.mothersdaughters.org
The mission at MSDBC is to provide support to mothers of daughters with breast cancer. This website solely provides a communication network and support line for all mothers of daughter with breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Coalition: 202.296.7477 website: www.natlbcc.org
NBCC’s mission is to eradicate breast cancer, the most common form of cancer among women in the United States, by focusing the administration, U.S. Congress, research institutions and consumer advocates on breast cancer. Here you will find current legislative and congressional news focused on breast cancer as well as various resources with current research about breast cancer.

SHARE: 1.866.891.2392, www.sharecancersupport.org
SHARE provides a supportive network and community of women affected by breast or ovarian cancer. SHARE brings women with cancer and their families and friends together with others who have experienced breast or ovarian cancer, to provide participants with the opportunity to receive and exchange information, support, strength and hope.

Sharsheret: 1.866.474.2774, http://sharsheret.org/
Sharsheret is a national organization of cancer survivors dedicated to addressing the unique concerns of young Jewish women facing breast cancer. This website provides culturally sensitive support for young Jewish women.

Sisters Network: 1.866.781.1808, www.sistersnetworkinc.org
Sisters Network® Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community. This website will provide various resources for African American women impacted by breast cancer.

Susan G. Komen Foundation: 1.800.GO KOMEN (465.6636), www.komen.org
This website focuses on a nonprofit organization inspired by a breast cancer patient. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Komen is becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation: 1.877.880.TNBC (8622), www.tnbcfoundation.org
This website provides awareness of triple negative breast cancer and supports scientists and researchers in their effort to determine the definitive causes of triple negative breast cancer, so that effective detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment can be pursued and achieved. Here you will find resources and information on this specific breast cancer.

Young Survival Coalition: 877.972.1011, www.youngsurvival.org
YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under.