Links & Resources

Breast Cancer Connection — A breast cancer resource center providing personalized information and support to anyone touched by breast cancer in an atmosphere of warmth, sensitivity and understanding.

BreastCancer.Net — An e-mail service that surveys popular Internet medical and health news sources for information, then e-mails it to you daily. Subscriptions to this newsletter are free.

Cancer Prevention Institute of California — The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) is California’s leading independent, population-based research organization. Their mission is to prevent cancer and reduce its burden where it cannot yet be prevented.

Drivers for Survivors — Drivers for Survivors provides free transportation services and supportive companionship for ambulatory cancer patients, freeing them to focus on their health and essential treatment.

NCI CancerNet — The NCI website with all the most updated information. See the Bonn and Oncolink websites listed below for hyperlinked access to this information, so that references and abstracts appear when you click on the footnotes in the medical review articles.

Oncolink — The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource. The best single one-stop resource with information on all aspects of cancer, and pointers to other sites.

PDQ Physician Statement on Breast Cancer — Although the NCI Statements can be obtained directly from the NCI, this excellent version hyperlinks references in the text to the article abstracts, a major convenience. It is also available in Spanish.

Women’s Cancer Resource Center — Women’s Cancer Resource Center (WCRC) provides an array of services designed to help our clients cope with the physical and emotional changes caused by treatment, the disease, and the challenges of caring for someone with cancer. We provide information on prevention and early detection and outreach to communities throughout the East Bay.

Young Survival Coalition — 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.