Detection, Treatment and Recovery Services
This section provides local New Hampshire breast cancer detection, treatment and recovery services as well as links to many useful statewide New Hampshire, regional and national resources.
- Find New Hampshire Advocacy, Home Care, Insurance, Medical, Legal resources and more in an Alphabetical List of New Hampshire Statewide Agencies
- The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition’s Alphabetical List of National non-profit, private, governmental, and clinical trials resources will expand your search for useful information.
Alphabetical List of New Hampshire Statewide Agencies
Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats — https://www.bjbbreastcancerretreats.org/
Providing empowerment, sisterhood, and adventure to women of all ages and stages of Breast Cancer.
Home Care Association of New Hampshire – http://www.homecarenh.org/
The Home Care Association of New Hampshire (HCANH) represents licensed agencies that provide in-home health care and supportive services to individuals living in New Hampshire.
My Breast Cancer Support — http://www.mybreastcancersupport.org/
Delivering tangible, practical, and emotional support to breast cancer patients in the Greater Seacoast area on their individual paths to wellness and healing.
New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition – https://nhbcc.org
The mission of the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition is to eradicate breast cancer through action, education and advocacy.
New Hampshire Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services “Let No Woman Be Overlooked” Breast & Cervical Cancer Program – http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/bccp/index.htm
Provides breast and cervical cancer information and free and reduced fee screening services statewide for underserved women.
New Hampshire 2-1-1 – http://www.211nh.org/
2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their community.
New Hampshire Hospital Association – http://www.nhha.org/
The NH Hospital Association mission is to enhance the clinical and economic performance of hospitals, improve public confidence in hospitals, and expand access to coverage and care for the citizens of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Insurance Department – http://www.nh.gov/insurance/
The mission of the New Hampshire Insurance Department is to promote and protect the public good by ensuring the existence of a safe and competitive insurance marketplace through the development and enforcement of the insurance laws of the State of New Hampshire. We are committed to doing so in an honest, effective and timely manner.
New Hampshire Medical Society – http://www.nhms.org/
The mission of the New Hampshire Medical Society is to bring together physicians to advocate for the well-being of our patients, for our profession and for the betterment of the public health.
New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association – https://www.nhnpa.org/
The New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association is a non-profit, professional advocacy organization, dedicated to preserving the strength and integrity of advanced practice nursing.
New Hampshire Nurses Association (NHNA) – http://www.nhnurses.org/
The New Hampshire Nurses’ Association is a not-for-profit membership association and the only state organization that advocates for all nurses regardless of specialty or practice setting.
Norris Cotton Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program – http://www.cancer.dartmouth.edu
The Comprehensive breast care program at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is designed to provide complete breast care, treatment and support for women.
Alphabetical List of National non-profit, private, governmental, and clinical trials resources
American Cancer Society – http://www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.
American College of Radiology – http://www.acr.org/
The mission of the ACR is to serve patients and society by maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics by advancing the science of radiology, improving the quality of patient care, positively influencing the socio-economics of the practice of radiology, providing continuing education for radiology and allied health professions and conducting research for the future of radiology.
American Institute for Cancer Research – http://www.aicr.org/
AICR funds research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk; interprets the accumulated scientific literature in the field; educates people about choices they can make to reduce their chances of developing cancer.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) – http://www.asco.org/
ASCO is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who treat people with cancer.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons – http://www.plasticsurgery.org/
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), established in 1931, is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world.
Black Women’s Health Imperative – https://bwhi.org
The Black Women’s Health Imperative mission is to promote optimum health for Black women across the life span – physically, mentally and spiritually.
breastcancer.org – http://www.breastcancer.org/
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
Cancer Care – http://www.cancercare.org/
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.
Cancer Information Service of New England, National Cancer Institute – http://www.cancer.gov/
The site of the National Cancer Institute providing patients, health professionals and cancer researchers with accurate information on a wide range of cancers, including current clinical trials.
Casting for Recovery – http://www.castingforrecovery.org/
Casting for Recovery® (CFR), a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, supports breast cancer survivors through a program that combines fly-fishing, counseling, and medical information to build a focus on wellness instead of illness.
Corporate Angel Network, Inc. – http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/
The Corporate Angel Network arranges free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to treatment using the empty seats on corporate jets.
Dr. Susan Love Foundation – https://drsusanloveresearch.org/
Web site for Dr. Susan M. Love, author, researcher, surgeon and educator. Includes help with decision-making, living with breast cancer, news articles, personal stories, and photo gallery of breast cancer patients.
Healthy Women – http://www.healthywomen.org/
The mission of HealthyWomen is to educate women ages 35 to 64 to make informed health choices.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) – http://www.lbbc.org/
The LBBC mission is to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.
Male Breast Cancer Coalition – https://malebreastcancercoalition.org/
MABC is the first national non-profit organization designed to provide targeted support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one; as well as target and mobilize men to be active participants in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance — https://www.mbcalliance.org/
An organization whose vision is to transform and improve the lives of people living with metastatic breast cancer.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network — http://mbcn.org/
MBCN is a volunteer, patient-led advocacy organization that seeks to address the unique needs and concerns of women and men who are living with metastatic or Stage IV breast cancer.
Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer – http://www.mothersdaughters.org/
MSDBC is a national nonprofit organization co-founded by a mother (Charmayne Dierker) and her daughter (Lillie Shockney) in March 1995. The support services provided by this organization are free and are designed to help mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer.
National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) – http://www.stopbreastcancer.org
A grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to ending breast cancer.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NCCAM Clearinghouse – https://www.nccih.nih.gov/
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) – http://www.canceradvocacy.org/
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network – http://www.nccn.org/
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers offering authoritative information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
National Lymphedema Network – http://www.lymphnet.org/
The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
National Women’s Health Network – http://www.nwhn.org/
The National Women’s Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support
Medicaid, New Hampshire – http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ombp/medicaid/index.htm#about
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care.
Medicare – http://www.medicare.gov
The national health insurance program for people age 65 or older, some people under age 65 with disabilities, and people with End-State Renal Disease (ESRD).
On-BELAY – http://www.on-belay.org/
A unique outdoor-adventure-based support program based in Durham, New Hampshire for young people living with a loved one’s diagnosis of cancer or other life-changing illness.
Oncolink – http://www.oncolink.com/
Founded in 1994 by University of Pennsylvania cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Includes comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
Patient Advocate Foundation – http://www.patientadvocate.org
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases.
Sisters Network, Inc. – http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org/
Sisters Network, Inc. is the leading voice and only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization.
US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health – http://www.womenshealth.gov/
The Office of Women’s Health coordinates women’s health efforts across HHS and addresses critical women’s health issues by informing and advancing policies, educating health care professionals and consumers, and supporting innovative programs.
United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The world’s largest medical library including MEDLINEPlus, a Web-based database designed to assist patients in locating authoritative health information.
Young Survival Coalition – http://www.youngsurvival.org/
An international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.
Clinical Trials Websites
www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials – The clinical trial web site for the National Cancer Institute.
www.clinicaltrials.gov – A service of the National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine linking patients to medical research.
www.centerwatch.com – A Boston-based publishing and information services company dedicated to providing patients and their advocates with a variety of information services about clinical research.