Links & Resources
Find hope, strength and support in these websites, books and videos recommended by breast cancer survivors and their loved ones.
Disclaimer: This information should not substitute for advice from your personal physician.
For Every Woman
Books & Videos
Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book: 4th Edition by Susan M. Love, M.D., Karen Lindsey & Marcia Williams (Da Capo Press, $22) — One of the most comprehensive breast-health books; topics include risk factors, prevention, screening, diagnosis, emotions, and more.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Search for a nearby Ob-Gyn.
Sign up for research news from medical journals.
Cancer Research Foundation of America
Learn steps to reduce your risk of breast cancer.
Register for an email reminder for your annual mammogram.
National Women's Health Information Center
Find information about all women's health topics.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition
Become involved in changing public policies.
Fund mammograms for low-income women.
For Family & Friends
Books & Videos
Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond by Marc Silver (Rodale Press, $15) — Learn helpful tips for husbands as an active participant in their wife's care.
Receive online support for patients and loved ones.
Chat one-on-one with family members and survivors.
Find resources for men wanting to become involved in the cause.
Share support in this online community.
Together for Breast Cancer Survival
Receive support through this Indiana group.
For Patients & Survivors
Books & Videos
Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey By Janet Thompson (Howard Books, $20) — Read one breast cancer survivor's emotional journey.
Facing the Mirror with Cancer by Lori Ovitz and Joanne Kabak (Belle Press, $25) — Get beauty tips from a veteran makeup artist.
Focus on Healing Through Movement and Dance for the Breast Cancer Survivor (Enhancement, Inc., $30) Learn therapeutic exercises for women with breast cancer in this video.
Ice Bound: A Doctor’s Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole by Jerri Nielson, M.D., with Maryann Vollers (Miramax Books, $15) — Find inspiration in this story of survival while stranded in Antarctica.
It’s Your Body…Ask Your Physician About Breast Cancer (Fort Alexander Press, $20) — Follow this step-by-step guide after diagnosis.
Living Through Breast Cancer by Carolyn M. Kaelin, M.D., with Francesca Coltrera (McGraw-Hill, $17) — Hear an insider's perspective from a breast surgeon who's a survivor.
The Breast Cancer Survivor’s Fitness Plan By Carolyn M. Kaelin, M.D., Francesca Coltrera, Josie Gardiner and Joy Prouty (McGraw-Hill, $19) — Start a simple exercise program designed to enhance recovery.
American Cancer Society
Find detailed guides and in-depth cancer-related information.
Use a Dictionary to translate breast cancer terms.
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Connect with peers about breast cancer experiences.
Find information on job-related concerns.
Watch 3-D animations of the complex biologies of cancer.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Download Breast Health publications and podcasts.
Centerwatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Search for up-to-date clinical trial information and listings.
Chat online with others who may also be at increased risk.
IBC Cancer Research Foundation
Learn more about IBC, an advanced form of breast cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Register for free teleconferences on various topics.
Locate a local beauty workshop.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
View presentations from the group's annual conference.
Learn about biopsies from the College of the American Pathologists.
National Cancer Institute
Download the guide What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Obtain resources and assistance for insurance and healthcare access problems.
Search for styles specially made for cancer survivors.