• The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based health organization dedicated to the fight against cancer. Free information on treatment, reconstruction, sexuality and relationships. Offers prevention, education, advocacy, emotional support and other services for all types of cancer and referrals for the ACS-sponsored "Reach for Recovery" program.

  • Information on breast reconstruction techniques. A 24 hour hotline is available for information on plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

  • LBBC is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life. Programs and services include the helpline, conferences, teleconferences, networking programs, newsletters, publications and recordings.

  • Provides information on all aspects of cancer and on clinical trials.

  • Nonprofit organization that provides patients and professionals with information about prevention and treatment of this complication of lymph node surgery. Call the hotline for referrals.

  • Co-Pay Relief Program provides direct financial support to insured patients, who must financially and medically qualify to access pharmaceutical co-payment assistance. The Foundation also assists patients with medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and job retention.

  • The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation site provides updated cancer research and offers practical breast health tips. The site also includes information about Race for the Cure. A helpline is available.

  • Provides support, counseling and information. Tips for talking with family and friends (including children). Partner Match program – a service for those supporting women through breast cancer and a guide – When the Woman You Love Has Breast Cancer. Your Shoes – 24/7 breast cancer peer support center.

  • Dedicated to addressing the concerns and issues unique to young women with breast cancer.

 

Manhasset Women's Coalition Against Breast Cancer • P. O. Box 1007 • Manhasset, NY 11030 • Phone (516) 627-2410 • E-mail manhassetbreastcancer@gmail.com