Useful Links

NATIONAL RESOURCES

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AFTER BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS (ABCD)
www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org
ABCD provides breast cancer support through its signature One-to-One mentoring breast cancer support service, a Breast Cancer Helpline and Resource List, and MORE: Mentor Outreach and Education program.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY (ACS)
www.cancer.org
A national community-based organization that provides information and referrals to local ACS and support services. Provides evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS
www.plasticsurgery.com
An information and referral service for individuals seeking the services of a board-certified plastic surgeon.

BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
www.bcrfcure.org
The BCRF was founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, and is the largest national organization dedicated solely to funding clinical and genetic research on breast cancer. Their mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime.

CANCER AND CAREERS
www.cancerandcareers.org
Cancer and Careers is dedicated to empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

CANCER CARE
www.cancercare.org
An organization, which provides a variety of counseling, financial and emotional support services for cancer patients in person, over the phone, and via e-mail.

CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA
www.cancercenter.com
Since 1988, CTCA's national network of fully accredited cancer hospitals have been helping patients win the fight against cancer using advanced technology and a personalized approach.

CAREPAGES
www.carepages.com
Free, personal, private web pages that help family and friends communicate when someone is facing illness.

CHECK YOUR GENES
www.checkyourgenes.org
Their mission is to educate the public and health care professionals on the need for a formal genetic risk assessment and testing, if an individual has a family history of breast or ovarian cancer.

FERTILE HOPE
www.fertilehope.org
Fertile Hope is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to caner patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

FORCE
www.facingourrisk.org
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Their mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

HEALTHWELL FOUNDATION
www.healthwellfoundation.org
The HealthWell Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, copayments, health care premiums and deductibles for certain medications and therapies.

THE IBC NETWORK FOUNDATION
www.theibcnetwork.org
The mission of the IBC Network is to educate the lay as well as medical community regarding inflammatory breast cancer.

IMERMAN ANGELS
www.imermanangels.org
Imerman Angels provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

LIVING BEYOND BREAST CANCER
www.lbbc.org
LBBC’s mission is to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

MYSELF: TOGETHER AGAIN
www.myselftogetheragain.org
The Myself: Together Again story of delayed breast reconstruction following double mastectomy surgery was inspired by Debbie, who agreed to have the process photographed so that other young women like her could get an idea of what to expect.

NATIONAL BREAST CANCER COALITION
www.breastcancerdeadline2020.org
An advocacy group that educates the public and provides ways for individuals to become involved in the fight to stop breast cancer.

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
Conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

NATIONAL LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK
www.lymphnet.org
Nonprofit organization provides information about the prevention and treatment of lymphedema to patients and health-care professionals, as well as to support groups.

PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION
www.copays.org
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) provides direct financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients, including Medicare Part D beneficiaries, who financially and medically qualify.

THE PINK FUND
www.thepinkfund.org
The mission of The Pink Fund is to provide a financial bridge, which helps meet basic needs, decrease stress levels and allows breast cancer patients to focus on healing while improving survivorship outcomes.

THE SCAR PROJECT
www.thescarproject.org
The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. The SCAR Project puts a raw, unflinching face on early onset breast cancer while paying tribute to the courage and spirit of so many brave young women.

SISTERS NETWORK
www.sistersnetworkinc.org
Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.

SUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
www.komen.org
Dedicated to advancing research, education, screening, and treatment of breast cancer. The nation’s largest private funder of breast cancer research dollars.

YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION
www.youngsurvival.org
YSC offers resources, connections and outreach to young breast cancer survivors.

REGIONAL RESOURCES

BREAST CANCER ALLIANCE OF CINCINNATI (BCA)
www.bcacincy.org
Through political advocacy, educational seminars and communications, the BCA focus is on prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. The BCA is an independent non-profit volunteer organization that works in collaboration with other organizations to support these efforts.

CANCER FAMILY CARE
www.cancerfamilycare.org
Cancer Family Care provides counseling, education and emotional support to families and individuals affected by the stresses brought by cancer and loss..

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
www.cancer-support.org
The Wellness Community in our area offers people with cancer and their loved ones, free of charge, the support and resources they need to maintain a high quality of life. Programs include a variety of weekly support groups, stress management advice, children's programs, classes in tai chi, yoga and nutrition.

THE NOBLE CIRCLE PROJECT
www.noblecircle.org
Noble Circle helps women diagnosed with cancer to reclaim their health using simple, natural, and low-cost methods of self-healing including a whole foods diet, qigong, and group support.

THE PATIENT/PARTNER PROJECT
www.ThePatientPartnerProject.org
Provides cancer caregivers information, resources and free services.

THE PINK RIBBON BAG
www.proscan.com/fw/main/Pink-Ribbon-Bag-913.html
The Pink Ribbon Bag, a gift bag full of items that educate, support, and provide comfort and hope to women as they begin their healing journey, is given to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

PREMIER HEALTH PARTNERS
www.premierhealthpartners.org
The PHP Mission and Legacy has always been to provide the most comprehensive, affordable and accessible health services and products for the betterment of health care in southwest Ohio.

TRIHEALTH
www.trihealth.com
Bethesda and Good Samaritan Hospital joined together to form TriHealth in 1995, bringing together two of Cincinnati's finest health care organizations. Through these two acute care hospitals and more than 80 locations, TriHealth provides a wide range of clinical, educational, preventative and social programs.

TRI-STATE LYMPHEDEMA CLINIC
www.lymph.com
Tri-State Lymphedema Clinic provides services to assist in the prevention and treatment of lymphedema.