Patient Resources

There are so many resources out there for breast cancer patients and their loved ones. Here are some that we have found most valuable over the years. Please let us know if you have another that should be on these lists.

These resources are suggestions, but are not endorsed by and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Breast Cancer Alliance.
Carebetter
A marketplace for patients to find products to make their experiences easier; a collection of cancer-related resources and a guide for supporters who want to show love and care for patients close to them.  
www.carebetter.org
Clinical Trials and Research
Policy Lab provides up to date clinical trial and research information for conditions associated with cancer.  
https://policylab.us/clinical-trials/cancer/breast-cancer/
Dermatological Support with NicholsMD
Nichols MD is available for all women but also offers vitamin IV treatments and PRP for Hair Regrowth for those going through, or have completed treatment for, breast cancer  
www.nicholsmd.com
Disability Benefits
Although medical treatments are now widely available and helpful in curing breast cancer, financial costs can be astronomical. This article will give you information about different ways that you might qualify for social security disability.  
http://disability-benefits-help.org/disabling-conditions/breast-cancer
Famgenix
Breast cancer can run in families so you should share your family health history with one other. This free, secure app guides you in tracking your family health history and knowing hereditary risk. Download it on the App Store or Google Play.  
https://famgenix.com
Focused Ultrasound Foundation
Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Breast Cancer Focused Ultrasound is a noninvasive image-guided therapy without radiation. Ongoing clinical trials are using focused ultrasound to improve outcomes for early stage and metastatic breast cancer.  
https://www.fusfoundation.org/diseases-and-conditions/oncological/breast-cancer
Greenwich Home Care
Looking for a home healthcare aide? Greenwich Home Care has Health Aides for Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport, Stamford, Darien, CT & all of Fairfield County 
https://www.greenwichhomecare.com/
Imerman Angels
Imerman Angels provides comfort and understanding for all cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers through a free, personalized one-on-one connection with someone who has been there. You can request or offer support on their website. 
https://imermanangels.org/
Ina: The Intelligent Nutrition Assistant from Savor Health
Personalized clinically, contextually appropriate nutrition + symptom management interventions 24/7 on demand via text. Developed by oncology-credentialed medical experts to help cancer patients in treatment, prevent + manage side effects + more. 
https://adbca.savorhealth.com
Inspire Treatments
Inspire Treatments provides insight, data, and tips on various treatments on your breast cancer journey. Share your experiences on treatments, get support on from our 250+ online support groups, and connect with our community of 2+ million members. 
https://www.inspire.com/treatment/
Invision Diagnostics
Invision Diagnostics is a mobile mammography service operating out of Charlotte, NC for anyone in that area in need of radiology services for breast cancer screening.  
https://www.invisiondiagnostics.com/
Look Good Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better is dedicated to improving the quality of life and self-esteem of people undergoing cancer treatment.They offer complimentary group and virtual sessions that teach beauty techniques to help people with cancer to gain confidence.  
https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/
Massive Bio
Oncology advisory services connecting your treating oncologist with US cancer care specialists, creating a personalized and actionable cancer treatment plan.  
massivebio.com
MedicareFAQ
MedicareFAQ is a Medicare resource center that helps educate beneficiaries, caregivers, parents & their loved ones on all their Medicare benefits. Learn more about Medicare coverage for Mammograms by clicking the link. 
HTTPS://WWW.MEDICAREFAQ.COM/FAQS/MEDICARE-COVERAGE-FOR-MAMMOGRAMS
NiceRX
NiceRx helps individuals in the United States to access affordable FDA-approved brand name medications through patient assistance programs offered by U.S. pharmaceutical companies. 
https://www.nicerx.com/
Noble Salon
Stylists who can work with cancer patients. 848 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06905, (203) 322-8483  
http://www.noblesalon.com
SpeciCare
SpeciCare brings world-class treatment options to patients, coordinating personalized treatments by using the living tumor tissue of the patient. SpeciCare collaborates with the patient care team and makes functional precision medicine accessible.  
https://www.specicare.com/
Stephanie Dessi Kiley, Occupational Therapy P.C.
Occupational therapists and certified lymphedema therapists specializing in breast cancer recovery. Patients are seen before, during or after treatment for issues including breast pain, tight scars and lymphedema. Offices in NYC and Stamford, CT.  
http://www.StephanieDessiKiley.com
StoreMyTumor
StoreMyTumor has been a trusted tumor preservation service for cancer centers worldwide, specializing in collecting, processing, and storing viable tumors. Viable tumors help patients take advantage of leading-edge diagnostics and treatments.  
http://www.StoreMyTumor.com
Survivors Memoirs
As a survivor of breast cancer, Nancy Kessler has started a new program within Memoirs Plus to help cancer survivors tell their stories. Each year, she will pick 2 survivors to tell their stories by creating an e-book of their memoirs for free. 
http://www.memoirsplus.com/survivors
Theravive
Theravive is a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available. Through building bridges with others, we continually strive to lower mental health stigma.  
https://www.theravive.com/cities/
Tuck
Tuck is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources, featured on The Washington Post, HuffPost, NBC News, CNN, NPR among others. 
https://www.tuck.com/
Yoga4Cancer
Andrea Devitofranceschi was diagnosed with breast cancer, and yoga became the center of her healing process. Trained by the Baptiste Institute and Be Shri Yoga, she is a certified Yoga4Cancer teacher, passionate about teaching to cancer survivors.  
https://www.enjoycommunitywellness.com/


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