Breast Cancer Resources

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, here's a list of resources for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Read/Watch

What Breast Cancer Taught Me

Melissa Fleming's cancer lessons


I Opted Out Of the Breast Cancer Options

Susan Brearly's cancer journey


Unspoken Truths of a Breast Cancer Journey

Jennifer Cochran's insights


My Journey to Self Love after Breast Cancer

As a woman in India, filmmaker and breast cancer survivor Tahira Kashyap was expected to keep quiet and go through treatment privately. Instead, she shares her story and raise awareness for women's health on social media. Tahira describes the stigma she faced when she spoke out and the importance of prioritizing women's health.


Flourishing After Cancer

Ervina Wu's cancer journey and what helped her to get well and thrive.

Anticancer: A New Way of Life
This book addresses current developments in cancer research and offers more tips on how people living with cancer can fight it and how healthy people can prevent it.

Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with—and perished from—for more than five thousand years.

Integrative Medicine

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative medicine

This center provides quality healthcare by blending proven conventional and complementary medicine approaches from around the world.

Pine Street Clinic
Located in San Anselmo, Californnia, Pine Street Clinic is a globally-recognized center for evidence-based integrative medicine. They conduct clinical trials, publish peer-reviewed medical research, and source the highest-quality herbs and supplements from around the world for their patients.

ACTCM
Community-oriented teaching clinic at the American College of traditional Chinese Medicine.

Charlotte Maxwell 
Free integrative medicine clinic for underserved women with cancer.

Support

Hair to Stay
National nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients afford scalp cooling, a treatment that can dramatically reduce chemotherapy induced hair loss.


Asian American Cancer Support Network
To provide an educational, supportive, and diverse network of resources for Asian Americans affected by cancer.

CancerCare
Offers limited financial assistance for cancer-related costs and co-pays, and our professional oncology social workers can help you find additional resources.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Resources to support people impacted by breast cancer

Bay Area Young Survivors
For general resources in San Francisco Bay Area.

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