PEER SUPPORT AND SUPPORT GROUPS

  • The Peer Support Program 
    The peer support program can match you by phone or email to a cancer survivor who had a similar cancer diagnosis, treatment, or circumstances. 415-885-7210
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/crc/peer-support 
  • The Cancer Support Community (CSC)  
    CSC offers support and information in many formats. The toll-free Cancer Support Helpline is open Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm ET 1-888-793-9355. They have locations worldwide and have an online community Living Room. 
    http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/find-support  
  • After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD)
    Provides a helpline and one-on-one peer support to patients, families and friends by telephone.
    1-800-977-4121
    http://www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org 
  • Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR)  
    ACOR is a collection of online cancer communities that provides timely and accurate information in a supportive environment.
    http://www.acor.org/  
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer
    Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers information for newly diagnosed, for young women, LGBT women, African-American women, women with triple negative disease, women living with metastatic breast cancer, and many more.
    http://www.lbbc.org/  
  • Smart Patients 
    Smart Patients is an online community where patients and caregivers learn from each other about treatments, clinical trials, the latest science, and how it all fits into the context of their experience. 
    https://www.smartpatients.com/