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General Breast Cancer Information and Support

Updated 09/18/2012

Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation

ABCF is a nonprofit organization whose purposes are to provide support and information by trained peer volunteers via the Breast Cancer Helpline, to help educate the public on the importance of early detection and breast self-exam, and to participate in community outreach programs.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The mission of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. A minimum of 85 cents of every dollar goes to research and awareness programs.

BCN features up-to-date breast cancer-related news and links to organizations and sites of interest to women affected by breast cancer. You can also register to receive a free e-mail newsletter, which comes out nearly every day, to alert you to breast cancer news stories. is a nonprofit organization for breast cancer education. The site contains medical information, research news, a celebrity talking dictionary, pictures of breast cancer, discussion boards, open chat rooms and more.

An online support community where those touched by breast cancer can share their experiences. All stories are searchable by location, age, type of breast cancer and type of treatment.


Cancer101's mission is to empower patients and those affected by breast cancer to take control of their diagnosis by providing them with the necessary armor they need to fight this disease: organizational tools and resources that meet their individual needs. They meet patients on the front line and turn what is often a chaotic experience into a calm plan of attack.

Cars 4 Causes

Cars 4 Causes has partnered with LBBC. Cars 4 Causes specializes in car donations, and your donation through Cars 4 Causes will help raise money for LBBC.

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

The mission of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women's health through innovative research, education and advocacy.

Living with Breast Cancer

A blog about the challenges of living with breast cancer written by Hester H Schnipper, a member of LBBC's Medical Advisory Board, experienced oncology social worker who has been affected by breast cancer twice.

MAMM Magazine

MAMM magazine is devoted to meeting the needs of women diagnosed with breast and reproductive cancer.

Pink-Link Online Breast Cancer Support Network

The Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network provides valuable community and support resources for breast cancer patients and survivors, as well as the family, friends, medical community, and other caretakers of breast cancer patients and survivors.


SHARE offers survivor-led support to those affected by breast or ovarian cancer. Services include hotlines in English and Spanish, with capacity in 12 other languages; support groups; wellness programs; educational meetings; and advocacy activities.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

The mission of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to eradicate breast cancer through research, education, screening and treatment. was developed to address the general needs of all who have been touched by breast cancer, including newly diagnosed patients and those treated for breast cancer, as well as their friends, family members and coworkers. Their mission focuses on providing those affected by breast cancer with accurate information about everything from post-surgery options and products to information about insurance and intimacy issues.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

The mission of Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organizaton is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.