6 Websites to Explore for Help Coping With Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis


Once youve learned the basics from us about understanding your diagnosis, you may want to see what other reputable websites have to say. Follow the links below for our favorite online tools and resources.

SiteWho It's ForWhy We Like It
Y-ME National Breast Cancer OrganizationWomen who have just been diagnosed with breast cancer"Understanding Your Breast Cancer Pathology Report" is a detailed guide with explanations, charts, and diagrams to help you make sense of your otherwise confusing pathology report.
MyBiopsy.orgWomen looking for information about breast cancerCreated by the College of American Pathologists, this site has detailed information on three of the most common types of breast cancer—invasive ductal carcinoma, invasive lobular carcinoma, and ductal carcinoma in situ—including fascinating photos of cancer cells for all three types.
LIVESTRONGWomen with breast cancer who want to get organizedSign up online to receive the free "Survivorship Notebook," which is filled with worksheets that help you stay on top of the paperwork, appointments, medical bills, and more. You can even download and print the pages to get a head start while you wait for your binder to arrive.
CaringBridgeBreast cancer patients and their loved onesThis nonprofit invites users to create a free website for themselves or for a loved one thats easy to update with journal entries and photos. Simply share your site name with friends and family to keep everyone up to date with your treatment and progress.
BreastCancerStories.comWomen with breast cancer who wish to share their storiesA 2002 study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggested that writing may have real therapeutic value for breast cancer patients. Here you can share your experience and read the stories of others.
American Cancer Society Reach to RecoveryBreast cancer patients and their loved onesThe Reach to Recovery program puts trained volunteers who are breast cancer survivors in touch with patients either over the phone or in person. This handy site also helps users find online communities, as well as resources in their zip code.
Last Updated: May 27, 2008

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