National Health Agencies & Societies

Woman’s Health and Cancer Rights Act-1998 Federal Breast Reconstruction Law
Information on federal law regarding insurance coverage for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

National Breast Cancer Foundation
NBCF helps by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

National Cancer Institute
NCI breast reconstruction after mastectomy fact sheet.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Information on plastic surgery, locate a board-certified surgeon in your area.

National Cancer Institute
800-4-CANCER; 800-422-6237

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Alliance of cancer centers dedicated to patient care, research and education.

National Nonprofits with Local Chapters

American Cancer Society – Reach to Recovery
800-ACS-2345; 800-227-2345
Free information regarding breast reconstruction available upon request.

Cancer Support Community
Ensure that people impacted by all cancers are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Susan G. Komen
1-877 GO KOMEN; 877-465-6636
Offers up-to-date information on reconstruction options.

Supports women and families affected by breast or ovarian cancer through personalized support and saves lives through educational outreach.

Young Survival Coalition
Meet and connect with young survivors nationwide and locally.

On-Line Support Sites & Groups

Advanced Breast Cancer Community
Support those who are living with advanced or metastatic breast cancer, and caregivers, supporters, friends, and family members.

Breast Advocate – Free Breast Cancer Applications
Application created by specialists and patient advocates for collaborative treatment decision-making.
Patient-focused resource for breast health and breast cancer, and an on-line support community.

Comprehensive resource for breast reconstruction to help empower women to make informed choices.

DiepC Foundation
Educational reconstruction videos with certified surgeons, patients, health care providers and support services.
Personal account of 2-time breast cancer patient through her breast reconstruction journey.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Programs, services and information for those impacted by cancer.