Additional Resources


Breast Cancer Emergency Fund – (Northern CA only) provides emergency financial assistance to low-income women and men of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties who are in active treatment for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Angels – (Southern California only) provides financial and emotional assistance for women and their families as they are going through breast cancer treatment.

Breast Cancer Solutions - (Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside (CA) counties only) provides breast cancer patients with direct assistance, community referrals and compassionate support.

Busted Foundation - (S. California only) Busted Foundation is a fundraising organization that financially supports local women who are currently being treated for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Charities of America
- the “Help Now Fund” provides counseling and emergency financial services to assist women and their families.

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
- a coalition of organizations helping cancer patients limit their financial challenges.

General Support/Information

Cancer Care - free, professional support for anyone affected by cancer. - a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer and breast health as well as an active and supportive online community.

American Cancer Society - dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.

Susan G. Komen for the cure - a resource for all things relating to breast health and breast cancer.

First Aid for People Living with Cancer - emotional and physical first aid for cancer patients, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), written by Sarah Gehrke, MSN, RN from Pacific Medical Training 

Substance Abuse Prevention in Cancer Patients
- substance abuse in relation to cancer: statistics, risk factors, how to help, prevention and more.

Health Insurance / Medical / Prescription Assistance

CancerCare Co-payment Assistance Foundation - helps people being treated for cancer afford co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs, ensuring their access to care for prescribed treatments.

NeedyMeds - an online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications and health care costs.


Food Finders - (S. California) multiregional food bank and food rescue program headquarters.
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