Resource Directory

Breast Cancer Resource Directory 

In this breast cancer resource directory for Survivors, you will find breast cancer support groups and breast cancer organizations. Cancer survivorship organizations provide not only support but act as a resource for information that can help you on your journey past active treatment. Learn of cancer support organizations to match your interests.

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Pink Elephant Posse

Pink Elephant Posse inspires, empowers, and connects young people affected by cancer through exciting events, photo shoots, social media, and an opportunity to share their story in their community forums.

Fertile Action

Fertile Action is a cancer charity working to ensure fertile women touched by cancer can become mothers. The organization educates, advocates, supports and provides financial aid. They provide empowering education to patients and physicians, decrease fertility preservation costs by more than 50% through their network, offer fertility scholarships on a sliding scale basis, and advocate cancer doctors have the fertility conversation with patients during the treatment planning phase. 

Cancer Legal Resource Center

Cancer involves more than just physically beating the disease. The Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.

AdvancedBC.org

AdvancedBC.org has the goal of empowering women and their families to forge more effective partnerships with their medical team.  This organization gathers  important resources and places these listings on its website to provide readers high quality, evidenced-based information.

Cancer.net/app

This mobile phone application from Cancer.Net is provided by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the largest professional group of Oncologists in the United States.  This app allows one to keep info on prescribed medications, provides a symptom and side effect tracker, keep track of health care providers, and provides details of many types of cancer, including breast cancer.

advanced breast cancer community

The advanced breast cancer community is dedicated to providing education and resources for women with metastatic breast cancer.  Learn more of the tools and resources provided by this organization from this link.

Colorado Cancer Coalition

The Colorado Cancer Coalition provides educational resources, programs, and local organizations that serve cancer survivors throughout the state of Colorado.

This website also provides a link to the Colorado Breast Cancer Resources Directory.

National Cancer Institute Survivorship Resources

This National Cancer Institute site features a number of resources for Survivorship support, including a Survivorship Care Plan document and topics frequently of concern to breast cancer survivors.

The American Pschosocial Oncology Society Provides Helpline for Counseling Services

 Read about this service in this article from The ASCO Post, Volume 3, # 15, October 15, 2012, p. 93.

"The American Psychosocial Oncology Society offers a toll-free national Helpline as a resouce to help people with cancer and their caregivers find counseling service in their own communities."

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation

The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation is devoted to issues and educational resources for women with this category of breast cancer.

      Triple Negative Breast Cancer is defined as breast cancer that does not have Estrogen Receptors, Progesterone Receptors, or HER2/neu Receptors.  These breast cancers have specific  disease treatment and patterns of recurrence and outcome.  This website is "Dedicated to the Advancement of Research for Triple Negative Breast Cancer."  

Young Survivors Support Group

The Young Survivors Support Group is organized through Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver, CO.  Being diagnosed with cancer in one's 20's or 30's is much different than being diagnosed in mid-life or later.  We focus on education, perspective, and support, with an emphasis on the facets of your life that are interrupted by a cancer diagnosis at this age.  If you would like more information, or would like to be added to the email distribution list, please contact Melissa Gilstrap at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 303 765-3923.

Porter Adventist Hospital, 2525 South Downing St., Denver, CO 80210

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:30-800PM, Cottonwood Springs Conference Room

Survivorship A to Z

Survivorship A to Z provides a number of practical resources regarding breast cancer survivorship.  This site also provides a perspective on health care reform law and its likley implication on an individual.