Breast Cancer Resources
The National Breast Cancer Coalition
The National Breast Cancer Coalition is a grassroots advocacy effort in the fight against breast cancer. In 1991, the Coalition was formed with one mission - to eradicate breast cancer through action and advocacy.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists.
The Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
The only international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer. Through action, advocacy and awareness, the YSC seeks to educate the medical, research, breast cancer and legislative communities, and to persuade them to address breast cancer in women 40 and under. The YSC also serves as a point of contact for young women living with breast cancer.
The YWCA of North Orange County empowers generations of women by addressing their changing needs. Programs include free breast cancer early detection. www.ywcacoc.org
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society www.cancer.org offers a variety of support groups and services. Services include general breast cancer information, treatment options, a catalog for wig and apparel, and tips for those undergoing radiation therapy or chemotherapy. The Reach to Recovery program links newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with a "buddy" who is a breast cancer survivor. (800) ACS-2345 (Toll Free) or the local office (949) 261-9446.
The Wellness Community
The Wellness Community – An affiliate of the Cancer Support Community
The mission of The Wellness Community is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. All programs and services are provided free of charge.
Orange County Cancer Coalition
OC Cancer Coalition – http://www.myoc3.org/About-Us.aspx
Mission Statement: Improve comprehensive patient-centered cancer prevention and care for all Orange County