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.
Azira Coaching
Azira Coaching, LLC utilizes the industry leading Certified High Performance Coachingâ„¢ method to train clients towards clarity, congruence and skill development in areas that matter most in one's life.  
aziracoaching.com
Breast Cancer Alliance Peer Mentoring
BCA has a supportive community of patients who have had or are living with breast cancer & want to support others: newly diagnosed, those with metastatic disease, loved ones & caregivers. If you want support, or want to help, complete this survey. 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCAPeer
Cancer Support Community
This organization connects patients to a variety of support services including live chat rooms, treatment decisions counselor, a transitions program for those who have recently completed cancer treatment, and support programs for children and teens. ... 
http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org
Cancer Support Team
The Cancer Support Team provides free, comprehensive support services for individuals and families living with cancer in Westchester County, NY. (914) 777-2777  
https://cancersupportteam.org
Caring Bridge
Caring Bridge is a platform that allows patients to generate their own website, which can be used for updating friends and family or offering support and encouragement to others undergoing treatment.  
http://www.caringbridge.org
Chick Mission Fertility Support
Chick Mission tries to ensure that every young woman newly diagnosed with cancer has the option to preserve fertility through direct financial support, educational programs, and advocacy for legislative change.  
https://www.thechickmission.org/
COVID-19 Related Anxiety
Dealing With Coronavirus Anxiety: Expert Tips  
https://www.psychology.org/resources/expert-tips-coronavirus-anxiety/
First Aid
Important first aid tips for people with cancer 
https://pacificmedicalacls.com/first-aid-for-people-with-cancer.html
Gilda's Club
This free, non-profit program offers networking groups, lectures and workshops, social activities and bi-lingual phone support for people with cancer and friends at twenty-seven locations.  
http://gildasclubwestchester.org
Infinite Strength
Infinite Strength's mission is to provide financial assistance to underserved single mothers in active treatment for breast cancer, and emotional support to both mother and child/children through their HOPE Support and HOPE Retreat programs. 
https://www.infinitestrength.org/
Jennifer Mann Therapy
Jennifer is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice specializing in working with women with breast cancer and is oncology social work certified. She provides individual and group therapeutic services tailored to patient needs.  
https://www.jennifermanntherapy.com/
Male Breast Cancer Coalition
The Male Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) is a global, non-for-profit advocacy and support organization for men with breast cancer. Learn more here and find resources for men and their families navigating what is viewed as a women's only club. 
https://malebreastcancercoalition.org/
Reclaiming Intimacy
Reclaiming Intimacy is an advocacy organization focusing on sexual health, sexual wellness, and all aspects of sexual dysfunction. They provide holistic therapeutic aids, educational services, and have experts to provide beneficial solutions. 
https://www.reclaimingintimacy.org/
Team Maggie Fertility Support
Team Maggie arose from the personal journey of Maggie Davis, a 24-year old who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, followed by the possibility of infertility because of her treatment. Team Maggie is now a resource for others in this situation. 
https://www.teammaggieforacure.org/
The Samfund for Cancer Survivors
The Samfund, now a marquee program of Expect Miracles Foundation, is dedicated to helping young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. 
http://www.thesamfund.org/get-help/grants/
Transform: Health Equity
TRANSFORM: Health Equity strives to advocate for those whom today’s health system marginalizes and all should have the chance to live their healthiest lives. There are so many obstacles at play and some communities struggle more than others.  
https://transform.healthline.com/


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