The Pink List
Breast Cancer Resources
Breast Cancer Resources
Below are some suggested resources that can help provide support for breast cancer patients.
American Cancer Society
Provides medical information,
treatment decision tools, news updates, and support resources.
Breast Cancer Trials
Provides patient-centered information
about breast cancer clinical trials. 415-476-5777,
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Inc. (FORCE)
Provides information for women whose family history or genetic status puts them at high risk of ovarian and/or breast cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Offers programs and services to women affected by breast cancer, caregivers, and health care.
providers. 1-888-753-LBBC, www.lbbc.org
Men Against Breast Cancer™
Leverages the important role of the husband/partner caring for the woman he loves.
Sisters Network, Inc.
Provides outreach and education on the impact of breast cancer in the African American community.
Provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. Services include counseling, education, financial assistance, and practical help.
Provides friendship, understanding, education, and support for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent to cancer. Se Habla Espanol.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Helps cancer patients manage their financial challenges. www.cancerfac.org
Reduces financial barriers to care for underinsured patients with chronic or life-altering diseases.
Offers qualified individuals financial assistance to help cover the costs of some treatment and medications, medical equipment including lymphedema support and supplies. Linking A.R.M.S.™ is a partnership with Susan G. Komen® and CancerCare®.
1-877 GO KOMEN (465-6636) or 1-800-813-HOPE
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Provides access to critical breast and cervical cancer screening services for underserved women in the United States.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Offers a Co-Pay Relief Program
that provides financial assistance to eligible patients who are being treated for breast cancer.
The National Financial Resources Guidebook for Patients
Provides information state by state for financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing, utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children’s resources.
Offers ENCOREplus® breast and cervical cancer program that provides outreach, education, and screening mammograms to women who are most in need and lack access to breast health services.
202-467-0801 or contact your local YWCA. www.ywca.org