Resources

Breastcancer.org
Invaluable resourse to answer your questions about breast cancer

National Cancer Institute CancerNet
Contains the latest cancer research, treatment options, prevention, genetics, clinical trials and cancer information for different ethnic groups.

Young Survival Coalition
The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier international, nonprofit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.

Sharsheret
Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization of cancer survivors dedicated to addressing the unique challenges facing young Jewish women living with breast cancer.

New York State Breast Cancer Support and Education Network
Silent Spring Institute
The Breast Cancer Fund

Breast Cancer and Environmental Factors
Fact sheets, video, biomonitoring, environmental monitoring, household exposures.

New York State Cancer Mapping

Cancer Care, Inc.
A good starting point for accessing a wide range of cancer information, from current news to coping with cancer. It has a special section on breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
NBCC is a grassroots advocacy group. Find out how to become involved in the fight against breast cancer, review legislative updates and learn how to take part in advocacy training programs.

National Lymphedema Network
NLN provides education and guidance to people with lymphedema. Information on the prevention and management of lymphedema plus resources for support groups and article reprints.

American Cancer Society
Provides information on cancer treatment, early detection and prevention as well as support services to people with cancer and their families. Toll free 800-ACS-2345.

Association of Cancer Online Resources
Their website serves as a resource for people with cancer who wishes to find others with same diagnosis. Offer e-mail messages on news and treatment protocols.

The Celebrating Life Foundation
Promotes breast cancer awareness for African American women and women of color.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer: IBC Research Foundation

Breast Cancer Freebies
Help for the body, soul and pocketbook — when you need it most!

The Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker Health
The Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker Health is committed to improving the health of women who partner with women including lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, through primary medical care, support services, education and advocacy.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
This center is part of NIH and conducts and supports research and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Information on survivorship program, public health policy issues and other issues of interest to cancer survivors.

Mid-Hudson Breast Cancer Options

OBGYN.net Latina
Spanish language site provides information on womens health issues, including breast cancer.

OncoLink
One stop shopping for all you cancer research needs. Sponsored by the University of PA Cancer Center. offers comprehensive developments in cancer research and treatment, as well as information on clinical trials. A search index at the bottom of the first page makes searching easier.

Dr. Susan Love
A website for women. She discusses decision making, living with breast cancer, taking charge of your health, personal guidance (a chance to ask her questions).

Center for Alternative Medicine Research
University of Texas, Center for Alternative Medical Research dedicated to investigating the effectiveness of alternative/complementary therapies for cancer prevention and control.

Life Extension Foundation
The worlds largest organization dedicated to the investigation of scientific methods of preventing and treating disease, aging and death. Click on Disease Therapies, Keyword: Breast Cancer.

Gilda’s Club – Rochester
A website which offers people with cancer and their families and friends social and emotional support