Educating and helping Black/African American women, men, people of color, families, and communities in the struggle with breast cancer.
The American Cancer Society is the 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.
Network of Strength has been a trusted resource for 30 years and has helped thousands find the information they need to make educated decisions. From articles on our Web site to the knowledge of our YourShoes peer counselors on the 24/7 Hotline, Network of Strength keeps you informed. While we don?t give medical advice, we do explain in plain language the information you?re likely to encounter. No matter what the breast cancer topic is, Network of Strength provides information you can trust with a survivor?s touch.
At The Breast Cancer Site, there are many free ways you can help women in need receive the gift of early breast cancer detection.
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Did you know you can click once a day, every day at The Breast Cancer Site? That’s 365 chances each year to help a woman in need get the gift of early detection!
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Use our free e-cards to tell everyone you know ? friends, family, colleagues ? about The Breast Cancer Site. The more people who click every day, the more mammograms are funded for women in need.
Breast Friends – a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for breast cancer patients.
Bosom Buddies, Inc. was formed in 1997 By Kathy Kompare and Kay Alport. Its mission is to help alleviate some of the fear and anxiety caused by the diagnosis of breast cancer.
Bosom Buddies wants to help breast cancer patients and their families through this very difficult time in their lives.
Promotes breast cancer awareness in the U.S. aimed at African-American women and women of color.
Imaginis: The Women’s Health Resource
Imaginis is an independent, award-winning, comprehensive resource for information on women’s health and wellness. Our women’s health network web site contains thousands of pages of detailed, physician-edited health information. Click on a topic to begin your research.
Mesothelioma Center is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to our visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer or Mesothelioma. Our goal is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma related issues ranging from occupational exposure to treatment options and clinical trials.
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, only affecting 2,000 to 3,000 patients a year, however it is one of the most deadly. The average age of the diagnosed is 60 years old, and symptoms are easily mistaken for less serious illnesses. As a result, early detection and awareness for mesothelioma is crucial in improving survival rates. Anyone coping or close to someone with the disease deserves to have the best information and support available. Our goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to increase mesothelioma awareness and assist those already afflicted.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need. NBCF accomplishes this mission through various initiatives. NBCF programs provide women help for today and hope for tomorrow.
Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.
Susan G. Komen fought breast cancer with her heart, body and soul. Throughout her diagnosis, treatments, and endless days in the hospital, she spent her time thinking of ways to make life better for other women battling breast cancer instead of worrying about her own situation. That concern for others continued even as Susan neared the end of her fight. Moved by Susan?s compassion for others and committed to making a difference, Nancy G. Brinker promised her sister that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under.
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