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.
Alternative Hair Solutions
Hair to Stay
National nonprofit organization helping cancer patients afford scalp cooling to dramatically reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss. They subsidize treatment, help raise awareness and can guide patients considering scalp cooling during chemo.
Hope scarves share scarves stories and hope with people facing cancer. Each hope scarf contains a headcover, survivor story & scarf tying instructions. You can request a free scarf or one as a gift to someone facing cancer.
"What can I do?" Itâ€™s the first question on your mind when you or someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer. You desperately want to help but you arenâ€™t sure how. The answers are in the Kinship Bag, a curated bag of post-mastectomy essentia...
Magnolia Meals at Home is a meal delivery program that aims to provide a nutritious foundation for cancer patients and their families. The program is in Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Andover, MA, Raleigh-Durham, New Haven, CT and parts of NY, NH and Boston.
National Lymphedema Network
The Network provides information on the prevention and management of lymphedema, a chronic condition which can develop as a result of treatment for breast cancer. Included are listings of treatment centers, therapists and support groups.
Full of items that made surgery, recovery, chemotherapy, pain, illness and loss a little easier for the founders, the thoughtfully packed Necessity Bag is ready to grab and go to help make chemotherapy much easier on those going through treatment.
Patient Assistant Program Center
Patient Assistant Program Center is a database run by pharmaceutical companies to help patients learn about assistance programs to pay for their medications.
Radiant Wrap is an alternative designer gown made for women with breast cancer to wear while undergoing radiation treatments. They provide an extra degree of comfort, beauty, wellness and dignity, and are designed by a Breast Cancer survivor.
StyleEsteem turbans were designed by a breast cancer patient to empower you with elegance, confidence & dignity throughout your hair journey. Find unique styles for every season and occasion and bring joy back into dressing up. Use BCA20OFF for 20%.
The Wig Exchange
For those undergoing chemotherapy and accompanying hair loss, women can view this online wig salon. A coordinator will teach how to wear and care for the professionally cleaned and reconditioned wig and arrange a fitting, styling and haircuts.
Uniwigs understands the financial burden on cancer patients. They created an exclusive discount code for all the cancer patients for 27% off almost everything on their website: BCACARE