Metastatic Breast Cancer Links
Many online resources exist for women and their families living with metastatic breast cancer. They include:
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance was formed by 15 groups in October 2013 and today has grown to 29 of the leading cancer charities, advocacy groups and pharmaceutical industry partners. The Alliance's vision is to transform and improve the lives of women and men living with metastatic breast cancer.
The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications. Partnering with generous donors, healthcare providers and pharmacies, PAN provides the underinsured population access to the healthcare treatments they need to best manage their conditions and focus on improving their quality of life. Since its founding in 2004, PAN has provided nearly 1 million underinsured patients with over $3 billion in financial assistance, through close to 70 disease-specific programs.
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.
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.
Large online mailing list for metastatic women with accessible, searchable archives. Good place to find answers to your questions.
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.
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.