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American Cancer Society: Breast Cancer Resources – You have cancer. You want to understand more about your disease; you feel overwhelmed by your life; you want someone to help you.
Cancer.Net – Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Macmillan Cancer Support – Macmillan and Cancerback merged in 2008. “Together we provide free, high quality information for people affected by cancer through our publications…”
UpToDate, Inc. – Electronic clinical resource tool for physicians and patients.
National Cancer Institute – Information on how to find cancer clinical trials, what clinical trials are, recent research, and resources for researchers.
Cancer Clinical Trial Search – Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups providing the most up-to-date source of cancer clinical trial information for cancer patients, healthcare providers and advocates.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation – BCRF is an independent not-for-profit organization with a mission to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer.
Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium – TBCRC, created in 2005, now comprises clinical trialists, translational scientists, and patient advocates from 14 academic medical centers dedicated to innovative, high impact and biologically-driven clinical research.
National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program – The NBCCEDP provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, five U.S. territories, and 12 tribes. Find out if you qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram and Pap test by calling: 800-410-6266
Alaska Division of Public Health (BCHC) – National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Guide to Cancer Resources. Southeast Alaska Breast and Cervical Early Detection Program.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum – The APIAHF is dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts for the improvement of health status of all Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities. Translations include Chinese, Tagolog, Vietnamese, Korean, Hindi, Gujurati, Urdu, Farsi, Thai, and Cambodian.
YWCA ENCOREplus Program – 324 E. 5th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska
SEARHC Native Women’s Breast Cancer Support Group and Health Program – Ketchikan General Hospital 907-228-7629
Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic Outreach Program – Homer, Alaska
YKHC, Bethel, Alaska – YKHC in partnership with Norton Sound Health Corporation and numerous rural health care providers provides breast cancer awareness and outreach programs.
Breast Cancer Action – Breast Cancer Action’s mission is to achieve justice for all women at risk of and living with breast cancer. They believe in tackling the root causes of the breast cancer epidemic.
Breast Cancer Fund – The website states, “Prevention starts here. Help us expose and eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer. Together we can stop this disease before it starts.”
Silent Spring Institute – The Silent Spring Institute partners with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer.
Nearly 75% of women over 40 years of age now receive regular mammograms, thought to be the most effective tool for detecting breast cancer early.
In the U.S. today, there are nearly 2.5 million breast cancer survivors – the largest group of cancer survivors in the country. They are a vital, living testament to the power of awareness and science saving lives.