Health Information Resources
If you or your loved one is facing cancer, you are not alone. Getting reliable information is the first step in empowering yourself to fight it.
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The ones specific to breast cancer with pink
A great page with freebies, discounts, and financial help from 1UpOnCancer
Cancer Be Glammed: great products and gifts to help you live “pretty” during treatments.
Chemo101: the most comprehensive cancer treatment site I have found. Very user friendly!
Bella Online: touches on all areas for the cancer patient in need of answers. A great place to start
Breast Cancer Answers: great resources with up to date videos from an MD and advice on all topics
American Cancer Society- info on all types of cancer
Dr Susan Love’s web site-Dr Susan Love is the world leader on everything informative to do with breast cancer. If you have just been diagnosed, please get the newest edition of her book The Breast Book. I can’t tell you how much this book helped me when I was newly diagnosed and I have recommended it to everyone.
Susan G Komen’s breast cancer info-informative portion of Susan G Komen
Breast Friends-Atlanta-based online support for breast cancer patients and their loved one’s
MAMM Magazine-womens cancer community online magazine
National Cancer Institute-government based site for all cancers. You can get involved in clinical trials and get info on studies in their archive on all cancers
National Library of Medicine- millions of abstracts and research papers archived by the National Institute of Health
Network of Strength-Informative, supportive, free hotline at 1-800-221-2141. Web site includes support for patients and families, and information on breast cancer.
Patient Advocate Foundation-helps patients with any illness with insurance issues, debt crisis, job discrimination etc.
Oncolink–University of pennsylvania’s Cancer Center site. offers information on all cancers, treatment options, support and blogs for those with cancer and current news.
FORCE-Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered- Information and chat rooms for women who have the high risk breast and ovarian cancer gene.
Breast Cancer Lighthouse CD-ROM- a CD that you purchase. Helps women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer information on treatments and provides medical information for their cancer. It also has uplifting stories of survivors
National Lymphadema Network-an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
Mesothelioma Center – there is a higher level of breast cancer in women who have tested positive for the presence of asbestos. This site tells you what you need to know.