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Breast Cancer Cleveland Clinic Foundation Video
Breast cancer and prostate cancer are not as different as you might think.
Review a list of questions to help guide conversations with your doctor on biomarker testing in cancer care.
See how battling breast cancer has given Cynthia strength, positivity and resilience.
Learn more about the role of genetic and biomarker testing in cancer care.
Learn more about the clinical trial process and how trials are designed.
Finding reliable information online can be hard. Use these tips and resources to help navigate your cancer research.
Learn how to find reliable and accurate medical information online.
Through telemedicine and more, clinical trials have become more accessible during COVID-19.
Knowing these cancer terms may help support your conversations with your healthcare team.
Follow these tips from a registered dietician to help you stock up on staple items that can help you with healthy eating.
A registered dietitian shares how your nutritional needs may look different before, during and after cancer treatment.
Wellness is more than just diet and exercise—it’s about making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Discover the seven categories of wellness and get tips to develop each one in your everyday life.
View these easy-to-follow video modules to become more digitally savvy and take advantage of online healthcare resources to aid and empower your cancer journey.
Staying positive may be difficult when living with cancer. Following a few tips can help.
Questions to ask your doctor about your cancer treatment options
There is a lot to consider when discussing treatment options with your healthcare team
Knowing these cancer terms will help you have better conversations with your treatment team.
Check out these tips before you accompany a loved one to their next appointment.
As your loved one’s main advocate, being a caregiver is an important job.
Emergencies can happen, and they’re almost always unexpected. That’s why you should always be prepared.
These may be some of the hardest days of your loved one’s life, but there are ways to help them find joy and face this battle with a more positive mindset.
Sisters Network® Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has on the African American community.
The Male Breast Cancer Coalition is a not-for-profit patient advocacy organization that offers education on male breast cancer and awareness through the experiences of survivors.
FORCE's mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers.
Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research challenges the status quo to end breast cancer through innovative research and works to improve the lives of people impacted by breast cancer through education and advocacy. Their website includes educational content on breast cancer, menopause and other women's health topics as well as information on their latest research initiatives and collaborations.
SHARE is a national nonprofit organization that supports, educates and empowers women affected by breast, ovarian or metastatic breast cancer, with a special focus on medically underserved communities. Their mission is to connect these women with the unique support of survivors and peers, creating a community where no one has to face breast or ovarian cancer alone.
METAvivor is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer.
Find Your MBC Voice provides resources and educational materials to help patients and caregivers have an open and informed conversation with their doctors about treatment options for metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
Young Survival Coalition is an organization dedicated to addressing the unique needs of young adults affected by breast cancer.
Sharsheret is a national nonprofit organization that specializes in supporting young women and Jewish families living with, or at increased genetic risk for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Their programs serve all women and men and include personalized support and educational outreach.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer connects people to trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. Programs and services are offered for people with all stages of breast cancer.
Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reliable and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network is dedicated to education and advocacy.
Susan G. Komen seeks to meet the critical needs of the breast cancer community.
Watch videos that can help people living with metastatic breast cancer have better conversations with their healthcare teams.
View this worksheet when you need help talking to your healthcare team about metastatic breast cancer. It can provide information about symptoms, treatment options, side effects and organizations that offer support and resources.
EGFR Resisters is a grassroots, patient-driven community dedicated exclusively to changing EGFR-positive lung cancer into a manageable, chronic disease. This community of patients and caregivers benefits from sharing knowledge and connecting with others who are experiencing similar journeys. The aim of the EGFR Resisters is to use collaboration to drive important research questions and fund novel research and clinical trials.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is the leading education and advocacy organization for the cancer care community, bringing together healthcare professionals across all disciplines in oncology to promote quality cancer care.
The NCCS advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. To help empower cancer survivors, they offer publications and programs which provide tools for self-advocacy.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 30 leadingcancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national nonprofit organization which provides case management services and financial aid to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses.
Triage Cancer lists resources and tools to help people living with cancer manage the financial aspects of a cancer diagnosis.
CancerCare is a national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services for people living with cancer.
CancerCare provides information, resources and support to help people coping with cancer and their loved ones better manage their stress.
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace, by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
The American Cancer Society funds research, provides information and offers support services for anyone living with cancer.
The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay.
The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program offers cancer patients free transportation.
CancerCare provides information and resources to help people living with cancer manage transportation concerns.
The Cancer Support Community is a nonprofit organization that seeks to support all people living with cancer.
Personalized Care where and when you need it. Navigation services include treatment decision planning, financial navigation, short-term cancer coping assistance
CFAC is a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients manage their financial challenges.
If you're feeling anxious about working or returning to work while living with cancer, you're not alone.
Encourage your loved one to be an active participant in their care.
If your loved one is living with cancer, then you know how important it is for them to feel supported...
As We Age is a community that’s here to provide you and your caregivers with encouragement, education, tools and resources.
Dealing with illness can be exhausting. Get advice from a doctor on how to cope with feelings of weakness or tiredness and the difficult thoughts, feelings and attitudes they may bring.
More people are going online to find and share health information than ever before. Discover how to find reliable and accurate health facts and get support online.
Leslie was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer in 2004. Her daughter, Melissa, helped care for her.
Discussing your cancer with loved ones can often be difficult.
A cancer diagnosis may feel overwhelming, which is why it's helpful to have a strong support system in place...
There are lots of straightforward, practical ways to give your time helping a friend or family member dealing with cancer.
See how an oncology dietitian can help you manage your diet and nutritional needs during treatment.
As you look toward the future, learn how to plan for and make important changes in your life, one step at a time.
Living with cancer brings a steady stream of physical and emotional challenges.
An exercise specialist shares a few fun and easy ways to get moving indoors.
Wellness is an ongoing, intentional way to live your best life. An exercise specialist shares five tips to support your personal wellness.
Read about which factors to consider before taking a dietary supplement, according to a registered dietitian.
Learn food safety tips from a registered dietitian that can help reduce your risk of foodborne illness.
A guide to help manage the challenges of a cancer diagnosis while aging.
Common cancer treatments may have an effect on your digestive system. Learn strategies to help improve your gut health.
A registered dietitian shares how certain food choices can help with managing lymphedema.
Protein is important to help your body heal and recover after cancer treatment. Here are a few simple ways to add more protein into your daily meals.
Cancer can be a difficult topic to discuss with the people in your life. These topic starters can help make tough conversations more effective and focused.
An exercise specialist shares a few simple exercises to help strengthen your muscles and increase your balance.
Maintaining a healthy body weight is important during cancer treatment.
After a diagnosis, and with guidance from your doctor, regular physical activity is important...
When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, we often struggle to find the right words.
Discover how exercise can affect your brain and how it may be able to help improve your emotional well-being.
Inspiration can come from anywhere. This booklet is intended to help you find inspiration by focusing on showing gratitude, being kind and maintaining hope.
A well-balanced diet includes healthy foods from all food groups. These are protein, grains, fruits and vegetables and healthy fats.
Being informed about what has been prescribed for you and always asking your healthcare team any questions you may have, can help you take a more active role in your treatment plan.
It is important to focus on nutrition during cancer treatment. One way to help yourself eat well is by being a smart shopper.
Cancer and its treatment can be stressful. That’s why it’s important to learn some ways to help manage stress.
A place to track your activities, thoughts and feelings throughout treatment.
This guide was created to help you build on the healthy coping strategies you’re already using and discover new tools that you can use when you’re experiencing difficult emotions.
A caregiver is someone who’s there for a loved one, providing emotional care and practical help in their time of need.
It helps to set yourself up for success when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet.
While people with cancer face many nutritional challenges, it’s common for caregivers to have their own issues and concerns.
There are many ways your body may change when you're living with cancer.
When you're living with cancer, skin care might not be the first thing on your mind.
By being your own advocate, you can do more for your health and well-being.
Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by patients...
Diarrhea can be caused by certain cancer treatments.
Appetite loss is a common symptom experienced by patients...
Cancer treatment affects the cells in the body that replicate the fastest and are the most sensitive.
Cancer treatment may result in nausea and vomiting.
Often, cancer treatment can cause increased sensitivity to smells...
Consider the small decisions that become a part of your overall lifestyle.
Cancer treatment affects the cells in the body that replicate the fastest.
As you go through your cancer treatment, your doctor may prescribe different kinds of medicines or switch your medicine from one brand name to an alternative with another name. That new drug may be called a generic or a biosimilar.
If someone you love was diagnosed with cancer, stepping into the role of a caregiver may have felt natural to you.
A cancer diagnosis may require spending some time at home to rest and recuperate.
Eating healthy is important for everyone—especially for those living with cancer.
Constipation can be caused by certain cancer treatments as well as nausea and pain medications…
Decreased oral intake of calories along with the increased energy demands…
If you're living with cancer, feeling supported by your family and friends may be more important than ever.
While living with cancer, you may need help finding rides to doctors’ appointments and treatments.
It may feel intimidating to visit someone in the hospital. But for those living with cancer, the support of family and friends can help...
Cancer therapies often change patients' sense of taste, which may affect what they like to eat, according to a nutrition expert.
As a nurse, Stephanie was always caring for others. But the tables were turned when she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (mBC).
Adam takes the stage in front of a packed house, using a cane to help keep his balance.
Sachi looks at her young daughter. And the young girl stares delightedly back at her mama.
Ester Eva was a beautiful daughter, a loving sister, and a wife and mother.
With her creative spirit and warm smile, Cynthia is the kind of person who makes an impression the moment you meet her.
A sore back was the first sign that something was wrong.
When Melissa graduated from college in 2004, she knew she was going home to visit her mother, Leslie, in New Hampshire before starting her nutrition internship in New York City. But she didn't realize just how much their lives were about to change.
Fred makes people laugh for a living. But this wasn't always so.
When Judi walks into a room, laughter and smiles are sure to follow.
As a Brooklyn girl, Lisa can handle just about anything with her personality and chutzpah alone.
Kimaya was able to focus on her treatment and recovery thanks to the support of the people around her.
If you're looking for Lynn, you'll probably find her out in her garden or kayaking or soaking at Starkey Hot Springs.
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Los exámenes de detección del cáncer y los seguimientos no pueden esperar.
Cancer can affect any of us. Discover how we can help support you in living life beyond your diagnosis.
Cancer can affect any of us. Discover how we can help support you in living life beyond your diagnosis.
Start the conversation with your family members and help them take action toward preventative care.
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