BreastCancer.org is a comprehensive website that provides an understanding of terms, tests, and treatment options in an easy-to-understand format. It includes up-to-date news on current research and issues and “Think Pink Eat Green” nutritional information that may reduce the risk of breast cancer or recurrence. Their bilingual website includes an online blog, discussion board, events, and a chat room.
Bright Pink is a national non-profit focusing on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer while providing support for high-risk individuals and those who receive a diagnosis. Especially for young women in their 20’s or 30’s, the organization has a comprehensive website.
Komen for the Cure is an easy-to-navigate site that provides a comprehensive guide to understanding breast cancer including basic information, statistics, risk factors, information for men, and integrative/complementary therapies. The website also includes an online blog and a message board.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer provides information on breast cancer from the basics through treatment to the newest clinical trials and research and beyond to give the patient what they feel gives optimal quality of life. Explore this website, which includes a survivor helpline, webinars, conference information, online brochures/guides, and Body and Soul: an interactive online community discussion and informational board.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network offers information related to diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, glossary of terms, public service spotlights, and expectations. This information-packed website includes patient support matches, supportive home services, retreats, and financial assistance.
Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer involves a mother volunteer who works one-on-one with a mother who has a daughter with the same type of disease/treatments. The website also offers support to the daughter if she requests it.
Pink Ribbon International has information on sources of support, the ABC’s of breast cancer, lifestyle, and possible adjustments throughout the disease process. You’ll also find research being conducted, donation links, blogs, an event calendar, and a support forum.
Sisters Network (African American Breast Cancer)
The National African American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization provides information on current news, medical topics, updates, and subject matter directly related to African Americans. The extensive website also shares programs and initiatives, including financial assistance.
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation offers links to risk factors, clinical trials, survivorship, questions to ask a healthcare team, webcasts, and forums. In partnership with the CancerCare organization, the TNBC website includes a helpline, plus videos and webinars are available; eg., (Un)Common Knowledge, which provides varied perspectives on TNBC as well as informational updates on symposiums, public service spotlights, and teleconferences.
Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition is an alliance of individuals and organizations committed to halting the alarming incidence of breast cancer in Wisconsin. Their website also offers support and information on clinical trials.
Young Survival Coalition is an age-appropriate website providing information on understanding breast cancer, glossary of terms, clinical trials, myths and facts, events, and ways to give. This empowering website includes an online discussion board, chats and forums, ‘Face 2 Face networking’ in partnership with Meetup.com, and a “Resource Kit” for newly diagnosed patients. It also offers a “post-treatment navigator” to guide patients through the after effects of treatment, expectations, and worksheets to use as a journal or personal care plan.