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  • Breast Cancer Support and Education Resources

    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

    Susan G. Komen Support Page

    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.

    Message Board: WebMD’s Breast Cancer Message Board

    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.

    How to Find a Support Group

    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.

    National Comprehensive Cancer Network

    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

    Breast Cancer Frequently Asked Questions

    This interactive list, brought to you by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., provides answers to many frequently asked questions regarding breast cancer.

    Breast Cancer Overview

    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.

    Know Cancer Blog

    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.

    Breast Cancer Resources

    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.