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Bay Area Providers

Bay Area Programs

Anna’s Program, Hospice And Palliative Care Of Contra Costa (Concord)
Provides emotional, practical, and spiritual support to women with advanced breast cancer who need assistance in their homes.

Bay Area Breast Cancer Network (San Jose)
Committed to finding the cause, prevention and cure for breast cancer through education, support and advocacy.

Breast Cancer Action (San Francisco)
Carries the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the breast cancer epidemic.

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (San Francisco)
Provides critical financial assistance to people living with the disabling affects of breast cancer.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Care Coordination And Navigation Program (CCAN) (Statewide)
Supports current and post-treatment breast and cervical cancer patients, and the providers who care for them. Services offered throughout California and conveniently by phone.

Breast Health Access For Women With Disabilities (Berkeley)
A community partnership of women with disabilities, breast cancer survivors, medical professionals and grassroots disability rights organizations.

California Department of Health Services Cancer Detection Section (Statewide)
Saves lives by preventing and reducing the devastating effects of cancer for all Californians through early detection, diagnosis, and treatment, with special emphasis on the underserved.

California Pacific Medical Center Breast Health Center (San Francisco)
Provides a range of breast services, including screening, breast ultrasound, image guided biopsy procedures, breast health education, and the Breast Cancer Recovery Program.

Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic (Oakland)
State-licensed health clinic providing free complementary treatments to low-income women with cancer. Services include acupuncture, herbs, homeopathy, massage, and therapeutic imagery.

Breast Cancer Connections (Palo Alto)
A non-profit dedicated to providing information and support to people dealing with breast cancer or with breast health issues.

Hers Breast Cancer Foundation (Fremont)
Promotes the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of women, girls, and families through charitable services that promote greater access to education, advocacy, and support.

Latina Breast Cancer Agency (San Francisco)
Conducts outreach to Latinas on breast health as well as provides free screening and access to treatment and emotional support.

Marin Breast Cancer Watch (San Rafael)
A grassroots organization dedicated to finding the causes and stopping the epidemic of breast cancer, through community-based participatory research, education, and public policy advocacy.

National Lymphedema Network (Oakland)
Provides education and guidance to patients, health care providers, and the public on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.

SFDPH Breast And Cervical Cancer Control Program (San Francisco)
A public health intervention designed to expand services to underserved women by coordinating screening and support services between the public health system and collaborators.

To Celebrate Life (Kentfield)
A volunteer organization that raises funds for Bay Area non-profit organizations providing support services for women diagnosed with breast cancer and services pertaining to breast health.

UCSF Fertility Preservation Clinic (Bay Area)
Fertility preservation for patients suffering from cancer.

UCSF Mount Zion Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center (San Francisco)
Designed specifically to meet the needs of patients with breast problems, breast cancer, or general concerns about breast health.

Women’s Cancer Resource Center (Oakland)
Empowers women with cancer to be active and informed consumers and survivors as well as provides a community for women with cancer and their supporters.

Bay Area Breast Cancer Support Groups

All Women's Support Group at Kaiser (open to Kaiser and non-Kaiser members) Every Monday from 5:00 - 6:00pm in the Magnolia Room at Kaiser, 1200 El Camino Real, South San Francisco. Call Nicole Mazzetti-Barros for more information at 650-742-3775.

Other Support Groups in the Bay Area

American Cancer Society (Various)
Bay Area Breast Cancer Network (San Jose)
Breast Cancer Connections (Palo Alto)
Bosom Buddies, Queen Of The Valley Hospital (Napa)
California Pacific Medical Center (San Francisco)
Circulo De Vida (Spanish) (San Francisco)
CorStone (Sausalito)
Doctors Medical Center (San Pablo)
East Bay Agency For Children (Oakland)
El Camino Hospital (Mountain View)
Good Samaritan Hospital (San Jose)
Hers Breast Cancer Foundation (Fremont)
Imani’s Breast Care (Oakland)
John Muir Mount Diablo Health System (Concord & Walnut Creek)
Kaiser Permanente (Fremont)
Kaiser Permanente (Fresno)
Kaiser Permanente (Gilroy)
Kaiser Permanente (San Francisco)
Kaiser Permanente (San Francisco Listing of Groups)
Kaiser Permanente (San Rafael)
Kaiser Permanente (Stockton)
Kaiser Permanente (Union City)
Kaiser Permanente (Vallejo)
Kara (Palo Alto)
Northbay Hospital (Fairfield)
Centro de Cãncer de Ceno (En Espanõl) (Fairfield)
Saint Helena’s Hospital (St. Helena, Napa Valley)
Saint Mary's Hospital (San Francisco)
Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Palo Alto)
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. (Union City) Spanish Speakers Available
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center (San Francisco)
Wellness Community (Mountain View)
Wellness Community (Walnut Creek)
Women’s Cancer Resource Center (Oakland)

National Programs

African American Breast Cancer AllianceAfrican American Breast Cancer Alliance
Dedicated to providing hope, awareness, education and support to African American breast cancer survivors, their family members and the community.

American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society
A national health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer.

Feminist Majority FoundationFeminist Majority Foundation - Breast Cancer Information Center
Dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.

Association of Cancer Online ResourcesAssociation of Cancer Online Resources - Breast Cancer Mailing Lists
List of online support groups for people living with breast cancer and those affected by it.

CancerCareCancerCare (AvonCares Program)
Provides financial assistance and relevant education and support services to low-income, under- and uninsured, underserved women throughout the country.

Celebrating Life FoundationCelebrating Life Foundation
A non-profit organization devoted to educating the African American community and women of color about the risk of breast cancer and improving survival rates.

FORCE: Facing Our Risk Of Cancer EmpoweredFORCE: Facing Our Risk Of Cancer Empowered
A nonprofit organization for women who are at high risk of getting breast and/or ovarian cancer due to their family history and genetic status. Breast Cancer Resource Breast Cancer Resource Center
Provides community, information, and resources for people living with and affected by breast cancer.

Ithaca Breast Cancer AllianceIthaca Breast Cancer Alliance
A breast cancer organization providing support to residents of Tompkins County, New York.

Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast CenterJohns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
A multidisciplinary breast care program offering clinical and support services, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and counseling, providing high quality and cost-effective care.

Living Beyond Breast CancerLiving Beyond Breast Cancer
Empowers all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

Massachusetts Breast Cancer CoalitionMassachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition
Defining breast cancer as a political issue, the Coalition challenges all obstacles to the eradication of this disease.

National Breast Cancer CoalitionNational Breast Cancer Coalition
The nation's largest breast cancer advocacy group, with more than 600 member organizations and 70,000 individual members and supporters.

National Cancer InstituteNational Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other cancer programs.

National Comprehensive Cancer NetworkNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
An alliance of 19 of the world's leading cancer centers and an authoritative source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.

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