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Recommended Organizations

Look to these organizations and websites for information on breast health and support for patients, friends and family, and survivors.


Young Survival Coalition

 

Young Survival Coalition

The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the only international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer. Through action, advocacy and awareness, the YSC seeks to educate the medical, research, breast cancer and legislative communities and to persuade them to address breast cancer in women 40 and under.

Breast Cancer Fund

Breast Cancer Fund

The Breast Cancer Fund is a national nonprofit organization formed in 1992 to innovate and accelerate the response to the breast cancer crisis. The mission of The Fund is to end breast cancer and to make sure the best medical care, support services, and information are available to all women.

Dia de La Mujer

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An organization inspired by personal experience touches the lives of thousands of Latina women! Dia de la Mujer Latina crosses cultural boundaries to reach women who otherwise may not get treatment. Over the last 15 years, Dia de la Mujer Latina has trained Community Navigator advocates who focus on culturally competent and community/patient centered care. Dia de la Mujer Latina has been instrumental in the Texas State certified training curriculum, and has trained over 500 professionals. Dia de la Mujer Latina has a presence in 39 cities and has registered over 84,000 women for breast screenings!

National Consortium of Breast Centers

National Consortium of Breast Centers

Search for breast health facilities around the country, consultants to breast centers, and companies that offer breast health products and equipment to breast centers and patients.

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) coordinates the government's cancer research program. We welcome you to visit the NCI's website for cancer patients, the public, and the mass media where you will find news and information on many of its programs and resources.

Kids Konnected

Kids Connected

Kids Konnected fosters friendship, understanding, education and support for kids who have a parent with cancer.

Circulo de Vida Cancer Support and Resource Center

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In the field of cancer, many of the inroads to increasing language-specific psychosocial support in the San Francisco Bay Area can be directly attributed to Círculo de Vida Cancer Support and Resource Center. Founded in 1992, Círculo de Vida is the first successful Spanish-language support group program in the greater Bay Area and has since been a model for groups in five Bay Area cities.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.

 

Cancer Care

Cancer Care

Cancer Care is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral, and direct financial assistance.

CancerFacts.com

Cancer Facts

Whether you are coping with cancer or are providing care to someone with cancer, here you'll find reliable information and valuable services.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is dedicated to education and research on breast cancer causes, treatment and the search for a cure.

TED Talks

TED Talks

TED Talks offers a wide range of presentations by excellent speakers on a variety of topics, including breast cancer.

 

Marilyn Freeman
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"It’s my favorite necklace to wear especially because it gives me a sense of solidarity and unity in support of the work towards a breast cancer cure, and for the value and importance of breast health for everyone."

Marilyn Freeman, Los Angeles, Ca