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Education

Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

Lymphedema After Cancer

Self-Management

Blogs/Podcasts

Advocacy

  • Lymphedema Treatment Act (HR 3877) this proposed bill will improve coverage for the treatment of lymphedema from any cause

Community

Exercise

Breast Cancer

  • Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is a nonprofit dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.

  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

  • Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

  • American Cancer Society: Breast Cancer provides general information on breast cancer.

  • "The Empty Cup Runneth Over" is a book written by Cindy Papale and Sabrina Hernandez focused on issues surrounding breast cancer. Find the LympheDIVAs inside!

  • Pink-Link is an online breast cancer support group.

  • Beyond Boobs Inc supports young women (pre-menapausal) who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and educates women of all ages to take charge of their breast health.

  • Bereaved Families Relief Network (BFRIN) is a non-profit organization providing product grants and counseling to women diagnosed with breast cancer and lymphedema.

  • PearlPoint Cancer Support provides personalized and compassionate guidance to any adult impacted by cancer, free of charge.

  • HIS Breast Cancer Awareness is a non profit organization offering insight, education and awareness on male breast cancer.

  • BostonCancerSupport.org  is Greater Boston's non-profit cancer resource. Find local support groups/rehabilitation centers; transportation to treatments; financial aid and more.

  • BreastInvestigators.com  is dedicated to taking the mystery out of breast cancer. Breast Investigators provides tools to individuals, breast cancer patients, cancer survivors and previvors to help them make the best, most informed decisions about their breast health and well being. The website provides information, blogs, events and a directory listings of healthcare providers, complementary care providers, emotional support and assistance.

  • Lacuna Loft is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that encourages, empowers, and connects young adult cancer and chronic illness survivors and caregivers around the globe, 24/7.  Lacuna Loft provides online access to wellness resources, lifestyle encouragement, and peer support community that young adults need to overcome their challenging health and life circumstances, and thrive.

Fashion and Beauty

  • Cancer Be Glammed helps women battle the side effects of cancer treatment in comfort & style. Their website features fashionable post-op necessities, chemotherapy and radiation products, and unique gifts. Their guide,”What The Doctor Didn’t Order“ provides stylish recovery solutions and is downloadable from their site.

  • Shop Well with You (SWY) is a nonprofit organization and body-image resource for women surviving cancer, their caregivers and healthcare providers.

  • Haralee.com creates fantastic sleepwear and pillowcases which are made of wick-away fabrics so hot flashes do not ruin your sleep! These fabrics draw perspiration away from the body to the fabric where it evaporates quickly- just like LympheDIVAs sleeves!

  • The beaubeau: “Beautiful Scarves for Beautiful Heads” Treat yourself to a scarf that is ‘heads above the rest’. This unique scarf was designed by someone who lost her own hair and wanted to remain fashionable and stylish. The beaubeau unites fashion and function and provides maximum comfort and security. We also provide sleep caps that stay in place while sleeping, headband scarves and unique gifts! Just because you have lost your hair does not mean you have lost your sense of style!

  • Janac Mastectomy Wear developed the Been-A-Boob® breast prosthesis, a non-silicone form designed by a breast cancer survivor. Janac also produces different styles of specially designed bras and bra-tanks that gives new life to women with altered, removed or uneven breasts, allowing women all over the world to live with confidence, knowing that only they will know that they are wearing a prosthesis.

  • Titillating Turbans are versatile 2-piece turban & head scarf sets that beautifully disguise hair loss, with endless ways to style them for casual wear to high fashion. Designed for a perfect fit with or without your own hair or a wig, you will look fabulous at every stage of hair thinning, loss or regrowth. Whether for yourself or as a gift, this timeless accessory will be enjoyed for years to come. “Look as Beautiful as We Know You Are.”

  • Intuition Recovery Bra, designed by women for women, is a revolutionary new device that is the first and only postoperative bra to address the top five postoperative concerns of women: heal kicker, with less pain, less scarring, less irritation and adjustable fit

Massage Therapy

  • A Caring Touch for Cancer is a website designed for patients to gather information about the benefits of massage performed by a trained oncology massage therapist during treatment for cancer.