Resource Directory

Breast Cancer Resource Directory 

In this breast cancer resource directory for Survivors, you will find breast cancer support groups and breast cancer organizations. Cancer survivorship organizations provide not only support but act as a resource for information that can help you on your journey past active treatment. Learn of cancer support organizations to match your interests.

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An FDA-approved Post operative covering for the shower: The Shower Shirt

     This breast cancer survivor developed an FDA-approved product to allow immediate, hygienic post-mastectomy showering.  Read more of this practical device, here:  

Follow up Care after Cancer Treatment/Cancer.Net

Read this comprehensive approach to follow up Survivorship Care following cancer therapy, as prepared by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  Access the guide here:

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC.org)

Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a nationally recognized organization that provides unique educational opportunities for Survivors and HealthCare Providers.  Its website provides comprehensive information for guidance, education, and resources.  Learn more in this link here:

Cancer Hope Network

The Cancer Hope Network provides one on one support for those undergoing cancer treatment.  Trained volunteers can help you through the difficult times being experienced.  Learn more of their support programs in this link here:

Cancer.Net patientACCESS Program

Cancer.Net offers a program for cancer patient to search for relevant articles from two of the leading cancer journals: The Journal of Clinical Oncology and The Journal of Oncology Practice.  From this site search for, download and print article that you think may be relevant to your medical care for discussion with your physician.  Start your search from this link here:

Patient Advocate Foundation

The Patient Advocate Foundation offers a variety of financial and informational resources for persons struggling with their cancer treatment.  These services include assistance with Co-pay and other forms of financial resources.  Access this resource, as they work to assist their millionth patient in the foreseeable future.

The Plum: Women Survivors Living the Plum Life

 The Plum is an online magazine dedicated to Women Cancer Survivors.  It is hosted by the Women  Survivor's Alliance.  Access the many valuable features of this magazine and the resources of the Women Survivors's Alliance in this link, here.

FORCE : Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for those concerned about or affected by hereditary cancers such as breast and ovarian cancer.  Learn more of what this organization has to offer here:

Planet Cancer

Planet Cancer provides programs, peer support, and advocacy for young adults under age 40 facing cancer.  Their many unique programs focus on issues of young persons affected by cancer who are early in their careers, partnerships, and life planning.  Find these resources from this link.

METAvivor Research and Support

METAvivor Research and Support is run by volunteer who have been impacted by metastatic disease.   The organization offers a variety of support services and research links for those looking for additional options of care, with advanced breast cancer.

Imaginis - The Women's Health Resource

This website offers comprehensive information on breast cancer, diagnosis, biopsy, treatment and resources. .

Cancer Leadership Council

The CLC provides a forum for discussion and advocacy on issues related to cancer health policy from the patient/survivor perspective.