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The links below provide a directory of organizations that offer cancer related, medical and holistic information and resources that assist breast cancer survivors throughout various stages of the disease and recovery process.

A Head of Our Time is a world-wide organization of people–mainly women treated for breast cancer–who have been left permanently bald by chemotherapy. Together, we share emotional support, compare medical research and educate our health care providers about this little-known side effect.
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) helps people make choices that reduce their chances of developing cancer.
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DrWeil.com is a free online consumer resource for healthy living based on an integrative medicine philosophy.
Anne Appleseed Project provides information, education, advocacy, and awareness for people with cancer and their family and friends who are interested in complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) and natural therapies from a patient's perspective.
The BRAVA Breast Enhancement and Shaping System
BRAVA gives women a breast enhancement and enlargement option that actually grows their own natural breast tissue, with guaranteed results, in the privacy of their own home.
BREASTCANCER.ORG is dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer in order to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.
Breast Cancer Action carries the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the breast cancer epidemic.
Breast Cancer Fund has the goal of eliminating environmental causes of cancer.
Breast Cancer Network of Strength - Formerly known as Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
Breast Cancer Network of Strength ensures that through information, empowerment and peer support, no one faces breast cancer alone.
Breast Cancer Recovery - Helping women heal emotionally, spiritually and physcially.
Breast Cancer Recovery helps women heal mind, body and spirit after breast cancer. All programs are designed and conducted by survivors for survivors.  

Cancer Survivor Registry looks at the emotional and social needs of anyone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer and tracks how your needs change throughout your cancer journey.

Cancer.Net
Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.
The Cancer Project
The Cancer Project advances cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research and wants to improve survival after cancer has been diagnosed by providing comprehensive information about the role of dietary factors in keeping people healthy.
Caring4Cancer provides a complete source of knowledge and support for people with cancer, empowering them with the expertise, strength and hope, and combines a virtual encyclopedia of cancer information with a collection of powerful tools that help patients take an active role in managing their disease.
Casting for Recovery offers support, educational programs and free retreats across the country for women who have or have had breast cancer.  Weekend retreats incorporate counseling, educational services and the sport of fly-fishing to promote mental and physical healing.
Choose you
Choose You is a movement created by the American Cancer Society that encourages women to put their own health first in the fight against cancer. The movement challenges women to make healthier choices, and supports them in their commitment to eat right, get active, quit smoking and get regular health checks
Forget-Me-Not Foundation
Forget Me Not is dedicated to increasing the awareness, study, and treatment of medical needs of cancer survivors ('survivor care').

4Women.com, Inc. offers fashion-forward head scarves custom-designed to address the unique needs of women with medical hair loss stemming from chemotherapy or other medical conditions. The mission of 4Women.com is to help women and girls cope with the emotional upheaval of medical hair loss. 4Women advocates for greater awareness of the emotional impacts of medical hair loss in the context of quality of life issues associated with cancer treatment.

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Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) improves the overall medical care for cancer patients by democratizing cutting edge information on optimal cancer management and providing it directly to patients in order to empower patients, caregivers, and health professionals to become direct partners in cancer care.
The Life Beyond Cancer Foundation is dedicated to providing cancer prevention, education, early detection, and survivorship programs to decrease the impact this disease has on society and, more specifically, on patients currently facing the financial struggles and survivorship issues often associated with cancer.
Livestrong
LIVESTRONG Foundation creates a relevant, vibrant cancer movement based on evidence and by investing in strategic solutions.
LIVESTRONG.COM is dedicated to being our users' most valued online source of inspiring, relevant and useful health-related information. To achieve this goal, we have combined the best in health, fitness and lifestyle content.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s goal is to improve survivors’ quality of life their ongoing recovery or management of breast cancer, regardless of  their educational background, social support or financial, and enables them to make sound choices about healthcare that will help you manage a breast cancer diagnosis means through treatment and beyond.
The University of Texas: MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson’s Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic helps develop a plan for your ongoing health care.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation saves lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which 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.
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National Wellness Institute provides health promotion and wellness professionals unparalleled resources and services that fuel professional and personal growth.
Natural Standard Homepage
Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed in order to provide objective reliable information that aids clinicians, patients, and healthcare institutions to make more informed and safer therapeutic decisions.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
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Office of Dietary Supplements strengthens knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.
WebMD: Better Information. Better Health.
WebMD Breast Cancer Center Provides information on breast cancer from diagnosis in to living and coping after treatment.
Your Breast Options provides information and support for breast cancer survivors on options for treatment and recovery.
Zero Breast Cancer
Zero Breast Cancer is dedicated to finding the causes of breast cancer through community participation in the research process. We focus on identifying environmental factors and the role they play in the development of breast cancer at all stages of life.


Breast Cancer Partner Events

September 29, 2012
'Pamper Me Pink' Breast Cancer Event, Floyd County, IN

September 22 – October 28, 2012
Shine Your Light Bright for the Cancer Fight, San Marcos, TX

September 29, 2012
Pink October Velvet Sessions with Bret Michaels, Hard Rock Hotel, Universal Orlando, Orlando, FL

September 30, October 3, 2012
American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference – “Treating the Cause”, Orlando, FL

September 30, 2012
Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K Race, Washington, D.C.

October 3, 2012
The Beauty of Caring Event, San Francisco, CA

October 11, 2012
Cancer and Careers Online Event Legal & Insurance Issues to Consider

October 13 – 14, 2012
Lance Armstrong Foundation Live Long Run, Walk, Ride Event, Hallandale Beach, FL

October20, 2012
SASS Foundation 18th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Uniondale, NY

October 27 – 30
AACR Cancer Health Disparities Conference, San Diego, CA

November 15, 2012
Cancer and Careers Online Event Re-Entering the Workforce After Short & Long Absences

 

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