Phone & Online Support

Face-to-Face support groups might not be right for everyone facing cancer. While some may prefer a group setting others may benefit more from a more private, personal connection – or even an anonymous one. Maybe attending a group meeting doesn’t fit your schedule or situation. These organizations offer support from the comfort of your home.

Phone Support

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD) Helpline | 800-977-4121

ABCD, After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, provides free personalized information and one-to-one support to those affected by breast cancer-patients, families and friends. ABCD provides services including One-to-One Match Mentoring, Helpline Mentoring and Resource Mentoring. For each service, breast cancer patients are brought together with trained breast cancer survivors by phone and/or internet. www.abcdbreastcancersupport.org  

CancerCare | 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)

Counseling for cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones is available over the telephone no matter where you live in the U.S. CancerCare’s staff of professional oncology social workers provide support, information and resources to help you better cope with cancer. www.cancercare.org

Cancer Hope Network | 1-800-552-4366

Cancer Hope Network is a national non-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one emotional support to cancer patients, their caregivers, and their family members. Cancer Hope Network matches cancer patients or family members with trained volunteer cancer survivors who themselves, have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience. www.cancerhopenetwork.org

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Helpline | 1-888-753-LBBC (5222)

Call the Breast Cancer Helpline to speak with a woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Trained Helpline volunteers offer peer and emotional support and practical information in a confidential setting. Your call will be answered by a woman who knows what you’re feeling – a woman who has experienced breast cancer.  www.lbbc.org/Learning-From-Others/Breast-Cancer-Helpline

Online Support

Breast Cancer Patient Support Group | CancerCare

This 15 week online support group is for women diagnosed with stage 1-3 breast cancer who are currently receiving treatment. In this group led by an oncology social worker, patients give support to each other and share resources and information. Registration is required.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Support Group | CancerCare

This 15 week online support group is for women diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer who are currently receiving treatment. In this group led by an oncology social worker, patients give support to each other and share resources and information. Registration is Required.

Online Discussion Boards | BREASTCANCER.ORG

Discussion forums, topics, and posts. Read what others have posted about dealing with side effects, getting support, and their experiences. Join this online support group and submit your questions to the community today!

Post-Treatment Suvivorship Support Group | CancerCare

This 15 week online support group is for people who have completed their cancer treatment. In this group led by an oncology social worker, patients give support to each other and share resources and information. Registration is required.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patient Support Group | CancerCare

This 15 week online support group is for women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer who are currently receiving treatment. In this group led by an oncology social worker, patients give support to each other and share resources and information. Registration is required. 

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