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.
Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world's largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer. To date, Komen has invested more than $3.3 billion in groundbreaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 60 countries. Susan G. Komen® is the ONLY organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives in order to make the biggest impact against the disease.
- Komen Helpline (1-877 GO KOMEN)
- Support Groups
- Real Pink Podcast
National 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.
The Male 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.
- American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
- American Cancer Society
- Angel Flight East
- Cancer Support Community
- METAvivor - Metastatic Breast Cancer research, support and awareness
- National Cancer Center
- Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN)