Basser Center for BRCA
The Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center is the first and only comprehensive center solely devoted to funding research across the globe, educating providers and patients, and advancing care for individuals with BRCA gene mutations.
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Formerly known as Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization®. Provides immediate emotional relief to anyone affected by breast cancer. Aims to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.
A national non-profit organization that provides education, support, and a sense of community to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Through an array of dynamic programs and services, including The Little Bright Book series, Breast/Ovarian Health 101 educational sessions, PinkPal one-on-one peer support, monthly experiential support groups and more, Bright Pink empowers young women to take control of their health, granting them the freedom and peace of mind to live a beautiful, fulfilling life.
Cancer + Careers
Cancer and Careers is committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a comprehensive website, free publications, and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer.
Cancer Support Community
Uniting The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club Worldwide, CSC is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)
A nonprofit organization for women with high risk of cancer due to family history and genetic status, and for members of families in which a BRCA mutation may be present. FORCE’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by inherited breast and ovarian cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Assists women at all stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery, with the mission to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life. Offers specialized programs and services for the newly diagnosed, young women with advanced breast cancer, women at high risk for developing the disease, and African-American and Latina women. Also offer programs for caregivers and healthcare professionals to help them better meet the needs of women affected by breast cancer.
LiveSTRONG fights to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Contact LiveSTRONG SurvivorCare at 866.673.7205 or online to get free, confidential support for anyone affected by cancer.
Young Survival Coalition
The premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. 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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Important note: The information on this Web site is intended for educational purposes only. If you have any questions about your breast cancer risk, or think you may be in a higher-than-average risk group, please consult a healthcare professional.
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