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.
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.
Breasties empowers those affected by breast and reproductive cancers by igniting strength and positivity through connection, free retreats, wellness activities, events and an online community, Whatever you are going through, you are not alone.
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.
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
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.
COVID Financial Resources
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.
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.
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.
Support: Individuals & Groups
Sweet Blue Swim
With quarantining and social distancing, the opportunity for cancer survivors to swim has been greatly reduced. Cancer survivors need to be especially alert to their surroundings so swimming, or learning to swim, in a safe environment is necessary.