A breast cancer diagnosis can be a confusing and
overwhelming experience, but there are resources available to assist you. For
those that are struggling with their diagnosis and want more information there
are a wide variety of support groups, services and programs available. These
resources offer education, financial assistance, emotional support and much
more. Please know that you are never alone. Check out the resources that are
available to you below.
Since Susan G. Komen’s founding in 1982, the organization
has invested more than $2.9 billion into breast cancer initiatives. The
organization is one of the largest non-profit organizations combating breast
cancer in the world. They promote breast cancer awareness through community
outreach, research, advocacy and assistance programs.
Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1991.
The foundation aims to educate people about breast cancer and offer support
services to those in need. Early detection is the organization’s crucial
initiative because an early diagnosis is the surest way to fight breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Coalition
Formed in 2013, the Male Breast Cancer Coalition was founded
to raise awareness about male breast cancer. The organization’s goal is to
ensure “no man feels alone” when battling breast cancer. The site shares
survivor stories and offers education as well as community support.