TYPES OF BREAST CANCER

DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ)

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

HER2/neu-Positive Breast Cancer

BRCA1 or BRCA2 Breast Cancer

  • Center for BRCA Research 
    Provides a central resource for families with BRCA and other mutations to receive personalized care and planning for their long-term health and well-being.
    https://brca.ucsf.edu/ 
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
    Provides information about cancer risk and genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations in patients.
    http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/genetics/brca-fact-sheet 
  • Cancer.Net 
    The Cancer.Net webpage describes various subtypes of breast cancer and genetic expression, including the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations.
    http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/breast-cancer/overview 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed an online “Know:BRCA Tool” to help women understand their risks for having a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation.
    http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/young_women/knowbrca.htm 
  • Komen 
    The Susan G. Komen website features educational resources, research, advocacy, and a Komen Breast Care Helpline. Call 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or email helpline@komen.org to receive free breast cancer support and counseling. Monday-Friday 9:00am-10:00pm EST.
    http://ww5.komen.org/ 
  • Bright Pink 
    A national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.
    https://www.brightpink.org/ 
  • FORCE 
    Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered promotes awareness and research of hereditary cancer.
    http://www.facingourrisk.org/index.php 
  • Kintalk.org 
    Developed by genetic counselors at UCSF, Kintalk.org is an educational and family communication site for individuals and their families with hereditary cancer conditions.
    http://kintalk.org/
  • In the Family (2008) 
    First-person story of director Joanna Rudnick as she tries to decide on a course of action after testing positive for the BRCA1 mutation.
    http://inthefamily.kartemquin.com/ 
  • Previvors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life-Changing Decisions 
    By Dina Roth Port.
    http://www.dinarothport.com/ 

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Advanced Breast Cancer