There are many places to reach out too for breast cancer support. Chances are there is at least one breast cancer support organization within your local community. Try asking at the local hospital or at your local church to find out about any local breast cancer support groups that might exist in your community. Local groups often offer the best in one-on-one support. Meetings involve women in your area who have survived breast cancer or are currently going through treatment, women who live in the same place as you going through the same things you have gone to. They are there to do anything they can to help you.
Online breast cancer support groups are also a good thing. They offer message boards, information on breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, breast cancer treatments as well as information on local breast cancer support groups in your area. You can talk with other women from around the country and even around the world to get support, ask breast cancer questions and get real answers.
One excellent online breast cancer support group is Breast Cancer Support, found at www.bcsupport.org This organization has been in existence since 1998 and strives to bring as much information and awareness to women as possible, as well as providing support to breast cancer survivors. Here you will find a gallery of breast cancer survivors and can even add your own picture to the gallery. Message boards allow discussion with other breast cancer survivors from around the world.
The message boards here are divided into numerous topics discussing various issues of breast cancer including treatments and various forms the disease can take. Healthy living boards discuss ways women can increase their health to help prevent disease from recurring. There is also a news section that gives readers the chance to read up on the latest in what is going on in the world of breast cancer research and development and breast cancer awareness. There is also a humor section and joke page to remind us that there is still life after breast cancer and it is ok to laugh every now and then.
Many breast cancer support organizations are national in scale and provide help to women around the country not only through national centers but also local organizations. Contacting one of these organizations can help women to find breast cancer support in their area as well as give them information and assistance in whatever they may require.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition is the nation's largest breast cancer advocacy group. It also provides great amounts of breast cancer support. The National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations is a national organization that creates a network of some 375 different breast cancer advocacy and support groups and be a wonderful resource of information and breast cancer support.
The Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization is one of the oldest and most respected breast cancer support organizations in existence. They have much to offer breast cancer patients and breast cancer survivors in way of support, and are another excellent organization to contact if you are in need of support.