Resources for Breast Cancer Awareness


American Cancer Society: Widely recognized for its information services and research programs, this society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.

American Institute for Cancer Research: By funding research, interpreting evidence, and educating the public about the results, AICR is helping Americans realize that it’s never too early and never too late to make choices that protect against cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society: The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

The Cancer Research Foundation of America: The Cancer Research Foundation’s mission is to raise funds to fund early-career cancer scientists and new directions in cancer science research with the goal of contributing to “Transformational Events” in the prevention, treatment and cure for cancer.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship: NCCS’ mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer.  Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.

National Foundation for Cancer Research: is dedicated to providing scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection and ultimately, a cure for all types of cancer.

Oncolink: was the first multimedia oncology information resource on the Internet.  OncoLink is accessible worldwide to anyone with Internet access, and there is no charge for its use. OncoLink has been established with the following objectives: Dissemination of information relevant to the field of oncology. Education of health care personnel. Education of patients, families, and other interested parties. Rapid collection of information pertinent to the specialty.

Prevent Cancer Foundation The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Foundation advocates and supports the prevention and early detection of cancer through Research, Education, Outreach and Advocacy.

Foundation for Women’s Cancer: (FWC) supports research, education and public awareness of gynecologic cancers. Since it was established in 1991,FWA has steadfastly pursued its mission of funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, and the prevention, early detection and optimal treatment of gynecologic cancers.


Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation  ABCF is a nonprofit breast cancer organization that not only sheds light on the ABC’s of breast cancer through education, outreach and patient assistance but also advocates for legislation at both state and federal levels to end the disease.

Breast Cancer Action BCAction was founded in 1990 by a handful of women who were living with and dying from breast cancer and who demanded answers about their disease. Today, BCAction is a national grassroots organization with members across the country. Together we’re challenging the status quo and working to address and end the breast cancer epidemic.

Mommy & Me Breast Cancer Foundation: Our mission is to provide support to young moms who are battling life-threatening cancer who also raise minor children. Your generosity and support will help these families with financial assistance, group support, hair replacement, children’s books about cancer and more. With your help we’ll not only provide financial support – we’ll also lift their spirits, provide hope and enhance their quality of life. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Our mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast health and breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives.

National Breast Cancer Coalition Since 1991, NBCC Has Been a Leader in Breast Cancer. NBCC is advocates,scientists, incredibly motivated stakeholders, women, men, mothers, daughters, all united around one goal: ending breast cancer.

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis: All of the services ABCD provides that reflect our mission and our efforts in the overall cancer support community are possible only because of the generosity of others: donors, sponsors, volunteers. Mission & Outcomes – providing free, genuinely personal help and support that eases the stress and burden of breast cancer.

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