Below is a list of various local and national resources for breast cancer patients.
Cancer Support Community (CSC) Atlanta is a safe haven for cancer patients and their families and a place where they can find support, companionship, education, and most of all…hope. Cancer patients who come to the CSC Atlanta are referred to as "participants" and are encouraged to fight for their recovery by participating in their treatments.
The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute (NHCI) Breast Cancer Program is one of the largest breast cancer programs in the country and one of the nation’s leading providers of breast cancer diagnostic and treatment services.
The Breast Cancer Program is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, demonstrating our commitment to providing exceptional breast cancer care and support throughout each patient’s breast cancer journey.
Northside Hospital Cancer Institute provides numerous clinical support services; practical and emotional support services; cancer support groups; and, annual awareness, fundraising and survivor celebration events.
Additionally, Hope and Healing is a quarterly newsletter designed for survivors and thrivers. The newsletter has an ask the expert, survivor stories, health and wellness, support, and get involved section. Click here to register to receive the Hope and Healing newsletter.
The Network of Hope (NoH) connects cancer patients with trained volunteers who have also faced cancer and embraced life afterward. Volunteer cancer survivors and caregivers are available to mentor cancer patients throughout their treatment. To request a mentor for your patient, please email email@example.com. To have your patient become a mentor after completing their treatment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is the largest breast cancer-specific organization in the Southeast. They are the only organization with a 360-degree approach to fighting breast cancer on all fronts. They fund life-changing research, advocate for compassionate public policy and patient rights, empower people with fact-based information, ensure access to care, and provide the treatment assistance and emotional support patients need.
Feel Beautiful Today is an Atlanta-based organization that provides programs at no cost to the patient in clinical settings, at local hospitals and cancer centers, and at cancer support groups. They offer an Art In Health workshop to female cancer patients and survivors who live in Cherokee and are ages 52 and under. Northside Cherokee Registration FBT (feelbeautifultoday.org)
Harbor of Hope offers encouragement, support (spiritually and financially), connection, and spiritual support to women (and their families) with breast cancer.
Breast360.org!The goal of Breast360.org!, from The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation, is to engage, educate and empower our readers so that they will be better able to make informed decisions for their breast health care.