Like to do some research on your own?
We’ll add resources as we find them. Let us know if you have one you’d like to suggest.
HerHealthyLife.org – Her Healthy Life is a public education campaign to let women know about easy steps they can take to improve their health.
Life After early Breast Cancer – Improving Your Chance of Staying Cancer Free
Nurse Barb: Smart, straight-forward advice from a nurse who understand what you are going through.
Society for Women’s Health Research – The Society for Women’s Health Research is the nation’s only non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of all women through research, education and advocacy. The Society encourages the study of sex differences between women and men that affect the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Here are just a few of the many resources that are available online. If you have one that you have found helpful, please let us know and we will share it with our readers.
National Breast Cancer Centre. Established in 1995 by the Australian Government, their mission is to reduce morality and improve the well-being of women diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer.
Breast Cancer Care is the United Kingdom’s leading provider of breast cancer information and support. Has information about breast self exam.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention – has good information and resources available. They have a list of places you can call or visit online to find free and/or low cost mammograms (as well as pap smears).
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is one of several organizations that make it possible for women without means to obtain a free or discounted mammogram. Excellent information as well as instructions on performing a breast self exam.
The Breast Cancer Site raises money for women needing mammograms. Sponsors advertising on this site donate money for mammograms depending on the number of “clicks” made daily. Lots of good information.
National Breast Cancer Foundation is partnered with The Breast Cancer site to provide mammograms and support to women.
American Cancer Society Lots of information on all types of cancer – prevention, detection, treatment options and support resources.
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization has a 24 hour hotline to answer questions, provide support as well as other support services and educational programs.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a leading cancer treatment and research facility in the US. This portion of their website has excellent information for all sorts of cancer screening self exams, including a video that is available free to readers on doing a breast self exam.