BCRC now offers clients a new Digital Support Workshop to learn and increase ones ability to use their iPAD or other tablet devices. Learn to navigate the web and do research, and how to calendar appointments, use Notes app, etc. The workshop is offered every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30pm, at the BCRC. No appointment necessary. Instructor Paul Lommen, retired aerospace engineer and great volunteer hosts the workshop.
1432 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through balanced programs research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Their web site offers educational resources, online communities, news and tools.
CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs—including counseling, education, financial assistance and practical help—are provided by trained oncology social workers and are completely free of charge.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Patients can use it to communicate with friends, family etc. There is a calendar for coordinating meals, etc.
HealthCentral My Breast Cancer Network has information on breast cancer symptoms, diagnostics, drugs, treatments, and reconstruction as well as online communities. The site also has tools like Check a Breast Cancer Symptom and a Symptoms Quiz where you can learn to actively maintain and monitor your breast health. The site states that "all clinical content is physician-reviewed."
The Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Research Foundation is dedicated to researching the cause of IBC, an advanced and accelerated form of breast cancer not usually detected by typical diagnostic testing.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation provides comprehensive information about breast cancer, menopause, and women's health.
Women diagnosed with HER2 positive type breast cancer can find information about the disease. As well as caregivers, mothers, daughters, sons and husbands of breast cancer survivors who are HER2 positive. Here you will find newly diagnosed patients and long term survivors willing to share their experiences and knowledge.
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation's Love/Avon Army of Women. To recruit one million healthy women of every age and ethnicity, including breast cancer survivors and women at high-risk for the disease, to partner with breast cancer researchers and directly participate in the research that will eradicate breast cancer once and for all.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. visit: www.youngsurvival.org
With your support, the Breast Cancer Resource Center continues to provide daily services, access to an amazing resource library, free educational community lectures, support groups, and a suite of complementary care and integrative therapy services.