If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you are far from alone. There are a myriad of organizations, including cancer treatment centers and support groups, ready to help. This list can aid in the process of selecting what groups might be best for you.
Where to Find Support
One of the most renowned breast cancer organizations provides a one-stop shop for support resources. From types of support, to helpful research tables, to other related issues, this is certainly a page worth visiting.
This unique message board provides a means of personal interaction that takes support a step further. While in-person support groups can prove very helpful, this WebMD-based community allows for conversation without having to leave the convenience of one’s home.
This page of the well-respected American Association for Cancer Research’s website provides guidance for seeking a cancer support group in one’s community. It also provides a quick-access list to a number of other valuable resources, such as the American Cancer Society and CancerCare.
This site provides a comprehensive list of 21 nonproﬁt cancer centers in the United States. This alliance allows visitors to view a list of centers across the nation in one condensed and handy list.
Where to Get Educated
This interactive list, brought to you by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., provides answers to many frequently asked questions regarding breast cancer.
The American Cancer Society provides a printable PDF with an accompanying clickable list of breast cancer-related topics and questions. This broad overview is a very user-friendly place to begin educating oneself.
This is a great place to go for some more personal and unique articles on breast cancer. The blog includes a variety of interesting articles, from a motorcycle ride that promoted awareness to how our views on screening have changed.
Need more information? This collection of resources put together by WebMD is a great place to start your search.
These are a only a few of the many organizations ready to help you or your loved one on the journey to recovery. Whether you are looking for a support group or cancer center, or simply seeking a greater understanding of the disease itself, the resources above should be a great place to begin.