American Cancer Society
Nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Offers a wide range of patient services at the community level throughout the US.
Breast cancer information, including prevention, screening, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment options, photos of breast cancer, recovery and renewal, research news and online discussion support groups. Sign up for the weekly email report on the latest breast cancer research and receive advance notice of Ask-the-Expert online conferences.
National Cancer Institute
Sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health, topics include types of cancer, clinical trials, cancer statistics, research and funding, prevention, treatments, dictionary of cancer terms, drug dictionary, coping with cancer and many others. Hundreds of free educational booklets and publications may be downloaded or ordered by mail.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Up-to-the-minute information about breast cancer, breast health, news and research findings, local outreach programs, message forums, volunteer opportunities, fundraising events and more.
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization
In addition to information about breast cancer, Y-Me offers a 24/7 telephone support hotline, wig and prosthesis bank, survivor and partner match programs, publications, seminars, caregiver support and ShareRing, a free, monthly one-hour teleconference featuring a breast cancer related presentation by a medical professional, followed by a question and answer session.