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
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.