Metastatic Breast Cancer Links

Many online resources exist for women and their families living with metastatic breast cancer. They include:

Patient Power

Patient Power is a patient education organization dedicated to connecting you to the knowledge of a community of cancer experts to empower you--or a loved one--to live well with cancer. From cutting-edge research and treatment news to coping with cancer in your everyday life, our community-based health centers cover the topics most important to you. Through our video interviews, in-person events and online features, we provide you with the tools and resources you need to better manage your cancer and live with hope. Patient Power is on the forefront of developing research and we bring you treatment news as it happens through interviews with the top researchers at medical conferences. Also, you'll learn from patients like you as they share their stories, insights and inspirational tips for coping with cancer.

Advanced Breast Cancer

SHARE is one of thirteen organizations participating in this web portal, which gives metastatic women access to message boards, resources, and information from all the organizations.

This website is run by Musa Mayer, a widely-respected advocate who is also the author of Advanced Breast Cancer: A Guide to Living with Metastatic Disease.

Large online mailing list for metastatic women with accessible, searchable archives. Good place to find answers to your questions.

Bone & Cancer Foundation

This site provides information about many types of cancer, including breast cancer, that has metastasized to the bones.

A website for patients and families, dedicated to understanding brain metastases, available treatments, and emerging research. This website gives realistic hope and support for women with brain metastases.


Online mailing list, good place to share information with other women living with metastatic disease. Run by ACOR, the Association of Cancer Online Resources.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

LBBC has information, teleconferences with audio and written transcripts, and special programs for metastatic women, young women, African-American, and Latina women.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

National advocacy organization for women with metastatic disease. Their goal is to change how women with metastatic disease are viewed within the cancer community and advocate for treatments that extend life while searching for a cure. MBCN holds annual national and regional conferences.

Young Survival Coalition

National organization for young women with breast cancer. YSC provides good resources for young metastatic women, including a peer match program.

National Helpline: