National Breast Health & Cancer Education Organizations

In additional to Susan G. Komen® (, the following national breast health and cancer education organizations are available to assist you in making informed decisions about your breast health.

American Breast Cancer Foundation
Provide mammography screening and assistance programs, conduct research, and offer support for breast cancer patients and their families

Association of Cancer Online Resources

Breast Cancer Action
55 New Montgomery Street #323
San Francisco, CA 9410
(877) 278-6722 |,
Informational articles, support, treatment and links to survivor resources
A non-profit organization for breast cancer education

Beyond the Shock
Informational articles, support, treatment and links to survivor resources

Cancer Care
275 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
(800) 813-HOPE |
Provides free professional help to people with all cancers, at all stages, through counseling, education, information and direct referral and financial assistance
Educational information for health care professionals, cancer patients and their family members

Cancer Hope Network
2 North Road, Suite A
Chester, NJ 07930-2308
(877) HOPE-NET (877-467-3638) |
Nationwide support, one-on-one emotional support for patients and families undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment from trained volunteers who have experienced the treatments themselves
Comprehensive source of cancer information and services
Comprehensive source of cancer information and services
Support for people with cancer

The Humor Project
480 Broadway, Suite 210
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 587-8770 |
A resource for humorous materials including free catalogues. Holds conferences on using humor in coping with illness
Comprehensive resource for information on breast cancer and women’s health issues

Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF)
PO Box 161150
Austin, TX 78716-1150
(512) 236-8820 |
Founded by cancer survivor and cycling champion Lance Armstrong, the LAF provides practical information and tools that people living with cancer need to live strong

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Information and support to live well beyond breast cancer

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses Inc.
PO 18087
Ashville, NC 28801
(800) 542-9730 |,
Information on lodging and support for patients and families receiving medical care away from home

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Educating women about breast cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment

National Breast Cancer Coalition
1101 17th Street NW Suite 1300
Washington, DC 98036
(202) 296-7477 |
Active in obtaining increased funding for breast cancer research

National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cancer Information Service
(800) 422-6237 |
Educates the public about cancer prevention, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and research

National Cancer Survivor’s Day Foundation (NCSD)
PO Box 682285
Franklin, TN 37068
(615) 794-3006 |
Sponsors the celebration of life for cancer survivors, families, friends and oncology teams on the first Sunday of June in communities throughout America

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
1010 Wayne Ave, Suite 770
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(877) 622-7937 |
A clearinghouse of information and advocacy for cancer survivors

National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Avenue, #500
Kensington, MD 20895
(800) 896-3650 |
Membership organization dedicated to improving life for family caregivers through information, publications and education and public awareness activities. Publishes a resource guide and newsletter and matches caregivers for peer support

National Women’s Health Network
514 10th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-7814 |,
Provides clear, well-researched and independent women’s health information online, by mail and through a volunteer-staffed information clearinghouse

The North American Menopause Society
PO Box 94527, Cleveland, OH 44101
(800) 774-5342 |,

OncoLink Cancer Resource
A cancer resource maintained by the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center

People Living with Cancer
Patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

1501 Broadway, Suite 704A
New York, NY 10036
(866) 891-2392 |

Susan Love, MD
The website for women, breast cancer and women’s health

Vital Options International TeleSupport Cancer Network
Cancer communications, support and advocacy organization

The Wellness Community
2716 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(888) 793-9355 |
International organization dedicated to providing emotional support, education and hope for people affected by cancer

Women at Risk
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY 10021
(212) 305-8500 |
A research, diagnosis and treatment group for women at high risk of developing breast cancer

212 W Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(800) 221-2141 (24-hour hotline, interpreters in 150 languages)
(800) 986-9505 (Spanish) |
National organization for breast cancer information, support and counseling for breast cancer patients and families