Detection, Treatment & Recovery Services

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.

New Hampshire Statewide Agencies

  • Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats —
    Providing empowerment, sisterhood, and adventure to women of all ages and stages of Breast Cancer.
  • Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire
    The Home Care, Hospital & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire is a non-profit membership organization that enhances the ability of home care agencies to provide the best care possible to New Hampshire residents.
  • My Breast Cancer Support —
    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 Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services Breast & Cervical Cancer Program
    Provides breast and cervical cancer information and free and reduced fee screening services statewide for underserved women.
  • New Hampshire 2-1-1
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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) –
    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.
  • Dartmouth Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program
    The Comprehensive breast care program at Dartmouth Cancer Center is designed to provide complete breast care, treatment and support for women.

National Non-profit, Private, Governmental, and Clinical Trials Resources

  • American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.
  • American College of Radiology
    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
    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) –
    ASCO is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who treat people with cancer.
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    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
    The Black Women’s Health Imperative mission is to promote optimum health for Black women across the life span – physically, mentally and spiritually.
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
  • Cancer Care
    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
    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
    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.
    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 for Breast Cancer Research
    The Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research challenges the status quo to end breast cancer and improve the lives of people affected by it now through education and advocacy. (Dr. Susan M. Love, Feb. 9, 1948 – July 2, 2023)
  • Healthy Women
    The mission of HealthyWomen is to educate women ages 35 to 64 to make informed health choices.
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) –
    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 Happens –
    Male Breast Cancer Happens, a not-for-profit patient advocacy organization, brings everyone together to educate the world about male breast cancer.
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance —
    An organization whose vision is to transform and improve the lives of people living with metastatic breast cancer.
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Network —
    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.
  • National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) –
    A grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to ending breast cancer.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NCCAM Clearinghouse –
    NCCS’ mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) –
    NCCS’ mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® (NCCN ®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 33 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, equitable, and accessible cancer care so all patients can live better lives.
  • National Lymphedema Network
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
    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
    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) –
    The world’s largest medical library including MEDLINEPlus, a Web-based database designed to assist patients in locating authoritative health information.
  • Young Survival Coalition
    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

  • – The clinical trial web site for the National Cancer Institute.
  • – A service of the National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine linking patients to medical research.
  • – A Boston-based publishing and information services company dedicated to providing patients and their advocates with a variety of information services about clinical research.