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 are pink

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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!

Cure Forward: A Boston based resource, Cure Forward is built to help cancer patients identify and better understand treatment options for their condition by bridging the gap between patients and precision medicine.

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 siteDr 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

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.

Breast Cancer Connections

Breast Cancer Deaths and HRT

Imerman Angels: A one to one resource that matches up patients with those who have been there.  I have been a mentor for years. The service is completely free and you can access their services anywhere in the US.

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.

Mesothelioma Guide

Vegan Atheletes: Ramona Cadogan: vegan athletic trainer/coach, meal planning, support email: ramonacadogan@mail.adelphi.edu

General Information

Q & A Session about women’s hormones and hormone replacement therapy

National Library of Medicine

Health Observatory

Plastic Safety Use Guide

Stanford Clinics Health Library

Linus Paulding Institute

The Sustainable Table

Eating & Wellness Small Steps

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