Breast Cancer Survivor Teams

United States

California

Los Angeles Pink Dragons, Los Angeles, California
First dragon boat season: 2003
Email: Diane McCabe, mccabedf@aol.com

San Diego DragonBoat Breast Cancer Team, San Diego, California
First dragon boat season: 2004
Location: San Diego Bay at the Youth Facility, Fiesta Island.
Email: Cheance Adair, adair@sandiego.edu

Orange Roughys, Orange County, California
"we're so rough we beat cancer"
First dragon boat season: 2004
Email: Regina Savage, Resavag@aol.com

Georgia

Dragon Boat Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
First dragon boat season: 2004
Email: Beverly Booth, bb1249@bellsouth.net

New Jersey

Machestic Dragons, Mercer County, NJ
First dragon boat season: 2002
E-mail: Baru Saul, md-contacts@yahoogroups.com
Website: www.machesticdragons.org

Princeton Warriors USA, Princeton, NJ
First dragon boat season: 2002
Email: Jeanie Haas, princetondragoneer@comcast.net
Website: www.geocities.com/princetondragoneers

Lousiana

Cajun Invasion, Lafayette, LA
Louisiana's First Dragon Boat Team
www.cajuninvasion.org


New York

The Hope Chest, Buffalo, New York
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Laurie Dooley, LD1128@aol.com

Oregon

Pink Phoenix, Portland, Oregon
First dragon boat season: 1997
E-mail: Sandi Buhrmaster-Jelinski, pinkpaddlepower@aol.com


Wasabi Team Soar, Portland, Oregon
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Joan Cavanagh, jcavanagh@kelrun.com

Pennsylvania

Against The Wind, Philadelphia, PA
First dragon boat season: 2001
Email: Susan Papada, spapada@aol.com

Hope Afloat, Philadelphia, PA
First dragon boat season: 2001
Email: Liz Kozart, Membership@HopeAfloatUSA.org
Website: www.HopeAfloatUSA.org


South Carolina

Dragon Boat Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
First dragon boat season: 2003
Email: Sterling Hannah, hannahs@musc.edu

Washington

Team Survivor Northwest, Seattle, Washington
Email: Chantelle and Claude Dykstra at cdykstra@comcast.net

Canada

Alberta

Abreast of 'bridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Diane Randell, randdi@shaw.ca

Breast Friends, Edmonton, Alberta
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mails: Marlene Torgerson, baba22@shaw.ca

Sistership, Calgary, Alberta.
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Nadia Eitzen, eitzenn@telusplanet.net

British Columbia

Abreast In A Boat, Vancouver, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 1996
E-mail: Chris Whalen, teamcontact@abreastinaboat.com
Website: www.abreastinaboat.com

Abreast of Life, Central Vancouver Island, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 1999
Email: Georgia Maclean at can2@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.abreastoflifecvi.com

Angels Abreast, Nanaimo, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2001
E-mail: angels.abreast@shaw.ca

Buoyant Buddies, Vernon, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: Pat Eveleigh, pateveleigh@shaw.ca

Bustn' Loose, Kelowna, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Judy, bustnloose@hotmail.com
Website: www.bustnloose.ca

Friends Abreast, Shuswap, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2002
E-mail: Cynde Russell, zunny@telus.net

Hope Afloat Canada, Comox Valley, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 2002
Website: www.hopeafloatcanada.ca

Island Breaststrokers, Victoria, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 1997
E-mail: Pat Summers, litteip@uvic.ca
Website: www.islandbreaststrokers.com

Kootenay Robusters, Trail, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2001
E-mail: Liz Stephens, kiwis@look.ca

Kootenay Rythm Dragons, Nelson, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: lej@telus.net
Website: www.krd.kics.bc.ca

Northbreast Passage, Prince George, British Columbia
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Becky Girard, bgirard@perf.bc.ca, bgirard@mackbc.com

Paddling for Life, Powell River, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2002
E-mail: Leslie Graham, lmg73@shaw.ca

River Spirit, Campbell River, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Sally Hennessy, sfeast@telus.net

Rainbow Warriors, Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: Kris Castle, kriscastle@yahoo.com

Spirit Abreast, Chilliwack, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2002
E-mail: Debbie Garcia, garcias@telus.net
Website: www.spiritabreast.com

Survivorship, South Okanagan, British Columbia.
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Sharon DeGelder, survivorship@shaw.ca
Website: www.survivorshipteam.org

Manitoba

Chemo Savvy, Winnipeg, Manitoba
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Sherry Wallis, chemosavvy@mts.net
Website: www.mts.net/~chemosvy

Waves of Hope, Brandon, Manitoba
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Arlene Woods, ANCRUM@mb.sympatico.ca
and Diane Harrington, dianeh@mts.net

New Brunswick

Breasts Ahoy, Saint John, New Brunswick
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Breasts Ahoy, generalInfo@breastsahoy.abcn.ca
Website: breastsahoy.abcn.ca/

'tit Bateau, Southeast New Brunswick
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Karen Baird, info@titbateau.ca
Website: www.titbateau.ca

Nova Scotia

Abreast a River, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Susan Hartley, sc.hartley@ns.sympatico.ca

Bosom Buddies, a Nova Scotia provincial team
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Anne Harland, anneharland@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: www.bosombuddies.ca

Cape Breastoners, Sydney, Nova Scotia
First dragon boat season: 2001
E-mail: Emily Smith, emilypsmith@syd.eastlink.ca

Ontario

A Breast Or Knot, Windsor, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: Lyn Turner, abreastorknot@hotmail.com

Busting Out, Ottawa, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Karen Whillans, Team Captain
Bill.Whillans@nationalcapitalregionymca-ywca.ca

Chestmates, Kingston, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Suzanne Bodner, bodnersuz@primus.ca

Dragon Flies, Lindsay, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2003 (?)
E-mail: nancy.hanna@sympatico.ca

Dragons of Hope, Thunder Bay, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: slecky53@hotmail.com

Dragons Abreast, Toronto, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Doreen Davenport, doreend01@aol.com
Website: www.dragonsabreast.org

Guelph Breaststrokes, Guelph, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: breaststrokes@rogers.com
Website: www.breaststrokes.org

Knot A Breast, Hamilton, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Helen Shearer, whshearer@mountaincable.net

Kupsized, Stratford, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Wendy Hunter Beintema, beintema@strat.net

Pink Dragons, Belleville/Trenton, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2003 (?)
E-mail: blunosers@cogeco.ca

Rowbust, London, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Loraine Warnock, rowbust_dragonboat_racing_team@hotmail.com

Raging Dragon Breast Buddies, Chatham, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2001
E-mail:
Barbara Toye, Team Manager, barbaratoye@sympatico.ca
Karen Minard, Team Captain, arminard@kent.net

Survivor Thrivers, Cobourg, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Barb Blaney, blaney@nhb.com

Survivors Abreast, Peterborough, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Meredith Cosburn, Meredith.cosburn@sympatico.ca
Website: www.survivorsabreast.com

Warriors of Hope, North Bay, Ontario
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Margaret Kervin, appletreekitchens@sympatico.ca
Website: WarriorsOfHope.com

Wonder Broads, Windsor, Ontario
First dragon boat festival: 2003
E-mail: Mary Jane Finn, mjfin@mnsi.net

Quebec

Two Abreast, Montreal, Quebec
First dragon boat season: 1998
E-mail: Donna Tremblay, dtremblay@ca.inter.net
Website: www.geocities.com/colosseum/Park/9839/

Vise-à-vie, Quebec City, Quebec
(a little play on words, but means focus on life)
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: France Lemay, st-pierre.lemay.ste-foy@sympatico.ca

West Island Dragons, Montreal, Quebec
( or "Les Dragons de l'ouest-de-l'ile" )
E-mail: Fahimeh Bananejad, fahimehb@sympatico.ca
First dragon boat season: 2003

Saskatchewan

Busting with Energy, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Theresa Novicki, tnovicki@sk.sympatico.ca

Australia

Dragons Abreast Australia
Dragons Abreast Australia consists of 13 member groups. We are not competitive teams and are founded on the principles of participation, inclusiveness, support, promotion and awareness of breast cancer.
Website: www.dragonsabreast.com.au
Webmaster: Jan Skorich - webmaster@dragonsabreast.com.au
National Coordinator: Michelle Hanton

Australian Capital Territory and Region
Dragons Abreast - ACT & Region
First dragon boat season: 2001

New South Wales

Dragons Abreast - Sydney (Pink Passion)
First dragon boat season: 2003

Dragons Abreast - Illawarra
First dragon boat season: 2002

Dragons Abreast - Central Coast
First dragon boat season: 2001

Dragons Abreast - Newcastle & Hunter
First dragon boat season: 2000

Northern Territory

Dragons Abreast - Northern Territory
First dragon boat season: 1998

Queensland

Dragons Abreast - Queensland
First dragon boat season: 2001

South Australia

Dragons Abreast - Port Lincoln
First dragon boat season: 2004

Warriors Abreast - Adelaide
First dragon boat season: 2004

Western Australia

Dragons Abreast Amazons
First dragon boat season: 2001

Victoria
Dragons Abreast - Victoria
First dragon boat season: 2002

Dragons Abreast - Geelong
First dragon boat season: waiting for boat!

Tasmania

Dragons Abreast - Tasmania
First dragon boat season: 2003

Central Coast Sea Dragons
First dragon boat season: 2001
E-mail: leedhamb@nlc.net.au
Website: http://users.northnet.com.au/~leedhamb53/index.html

South Australia Dragons Abreast "Pink Paddlers"
First dragon boat season: 2001
Our sports team for supporters and survivors is called "SA Vipers".
E-mail: Lynn Hill, aushill@hotmail.com

Italy

Pink Butterfly, Rome
First dragon boat season: 2004
Contact: Orlanda Cappelli
www.butterflydragonboat.com

New Zealand

Abreast of Life, Christchurch, New Zealand
First dragon boat season: 2000
E-mail: Elspeth McCutcheon, f.emccutchn@xtra.co.nz and culhanepetrie@hotmail.com

Boobops, Omokoroa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
First dragon boat season: 2004
E-mail: Sue Gripton, grippos@xtra.co.nz

Busting with Life, Auckland, New Zealand
First dragon boat season: 1999
E-mail: Lynne Mee, lynnemee@ihug.co.nz and Marcia Fraser, frasermi@hotmail.com
Website: www.bustingwithlife.org.nz

Poland

Amazonki, Poznan, Poland
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Elzbieta Hornung, hornung@tonet.pl

Singapore

Paddlers in the Pink
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Angelina Ong, angelina@bcf.org.sg

Hope in a Boat
First dragon boat season: 2003
E-mail: Angelina Ong, angelina@bcf.org.sg

United Kingdom

Pool of Life
First dragon boat season: 2004
http://pooloflife.net/

Breast Cancer Support Links

Cancer in General: Organizations and Foundations
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Or call: 800.227.2345
Excellent site for all cancers; Good information on chemotherapy drugs.

American College Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
www.plasticsurgery.org
Or call: 800.635.0635
Comprehensive information on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures and physician referral lists.

American College of Radiology
www.acr.org
Or call: 800.227.5463
Mammogram search by city and state (low-cost and free listings available in October.

Association of Online Resources
www.acor.org
Sponsors listservs on all different kinds of cancers; the mother of internet discussion sites

CancerCare
www.cancercare.org
Or call: 800.813.4673
Provides emotional support, financial assistance and financial assistance referrals.

Cancer.com
www.cancer.com
A general cancer center that connects those whose loved ones are touched by cancer to credible cancer web resources.

Cancervive
www.cancervive.org
Emotional support, information and advocacy

Chemo Care
www.chemocare.com
Or call: 800.552.4366
Program of Scott Hamilton, provides up-to-date information on chemotherapy.

Chinese Cancer Hotline
Call: 888.566.6222
National hotline for Chinese cancer patients.

4ANEMIA.com
www.4anemia.com
A web site that provides comprehensive information about chemotherapy- related anemia, a common side effect of cancer treatments.

Gilda's Club (National Hotline)
www.gildasclub.org
Or call: 888. GILDA-4-U (888.445.3248)
Information and support for all cancer patients and their famiies to meet; also offers free classes.

Hospice (National)
www.nho.org
Or call: 800.331.1620
Provides comfort and support to patients and their families when a life-limiting illness no longer responds to treatments.

Inflammatory BC Research Foundation
www.ibcsresearch.org
Or call: 877.786.7422
The ibc Research Foundation's mission is for inflammatory breast cancer research and public awareness of ibc and its symptoms.
The Foundation has three email lists.
- email list for educational and/or emotional online support
- email list for inflammatory breast cancer advocates who brainstorm how to get word out about this disease
- email list for Children of Mothers with inflammatory breast cancer for educational and/or emotional support.

Lesbian Survivors
Call: 800.350.5170

Mautner Project for Lesbians
www.mautnerproject.org
Or call: 202.332.5536
Provides services to lesbians with cancer (and to their partners), advocating for benefits, volunteer services, transportation to and from treatment, legal assistance, support groups, library.

National Cancer Institute
www.nci.nih.gov
Totally redone this is a great site for all cancers. Information is given at three levels of complexitiy. It also links to the clinical trial registry.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org
Empowers survivors and advocates for policy issues that affect their quality of life.

National Lymphedema Network
www.lymphnet.org
Or call: 800.541.3259
Education, referrals, and guidance for lymphedema patients.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
www.natlbcc.org
Or call: 800.622.2838
Eradicate breast cancer trough action and advocacy.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.nci.hih.gov
Or call: 800.422.6237
Government institute for cancer, student referral for basic information on cancer; offers patient PDQ information on specific types of cancer.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
www.ovarian.org
Or call: 800.OVARIAN (800.682.7436)
Raises awareness on ovarian cancer and education, and action about ovarian cancer.

National Society of Geneic Counselors
www.nsgc.org
Or call: 610.872.7608
Provides a networkof professional communications involving all types of human genetics.

Oncolink
www.oncolink.com
Or call: 215.349.5445
Treatment options, clinical trial information, resources.

Susan G. Komen Foundation
www.komen.org
Or call: 800.462.9273
"Helpline" with trained volunteers, funds research and other cancer related programs (AVON Walk, Race for the Cure).

Women's Healthcare Education Network
Or call: 800.991.8877
Specialty items like wigs, maternity and nursing products, compression therapy products, prostheses, etc.

General Breast Cancer Information

Breast Cancer Answers Project
www.canceranswers.org
Provides clinical trial informaiton online and supports patients.

Cancer and Careers
www.cancerandcareers.org
Or call: 212.685.5955 ext. 15
Resource information & community for working women with cancer. Also has information and message boards for employers and co-workers/family/caregivers.

Casting For Recovery (CFR)
www.castingforrecovery.org
Or call: 802.362.9181
The mission of Casting For Recovery (CFR) is to provide fly-fishing retreats specifically tailored for women who have or have had breast cancer.

Department of Defense Decision Guide
www.pslgroup.com
An interactive guide through the decisions a newly diagnosed woman needs to make.

Gillette's Cancer Connection
www.gillettecancerconnect.org
Emotional support for women with breast cancer

If You've Thought About Breast Cancer by Rose Kushner
www.rkbcac.org
Rose Kushner started the Women's -- now the Rose Kushner Breast Cancer Advisory Center -- after she discovered her own breast cancer in 1974. This edition of her booklet "If You've Thought About Breast Cancer..." is the eighth in the series started in 1979.

John W. Nick Foundation, Inc.
www.johnwnickfoundation.org
Or call: 866.222.4441
Male breast cancer awareness; educates the public that men are at risk too.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
www.lbbc.org
Or call: 888.753.5222
Oriented to survivors, conferences, special events, outreach programs, message boards.

National Action Plan on Breast Cancer
www.napbc.org
Or call: 800.994-WOMAN (800. 994-966626)
The National Action Plan is a public private partnership which sprung out of the demands of advocates.

National Association of Breast Cancer Organizations
Or call: 888.80-NABCO (888.806.2226)
www.nabco.org
Content from NABCO News, clinical trials and resources.

Producthealth
www.producthealth.com
Or call: 866.4-INDUCT (866.446.3828)
Ductal Lavage, the company that commercialized procedure.

Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
www.komen.org
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Award and Research Grant Program supports innovative breast cancer research and a variety of meritorious awards.

The Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center for Women with Cancer
http://cancerresources.mednet.ucla.edu
The Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center is a special place designed to help women and theirfamilies face the challenges brought about by cancer and its treatments.

Y ME
www.y-me.org
National support organization. The sponsors of a hotline in Spanish and English.

Breast Cancer Advocacy: National
DIEP Reconstruction
www.diepflap.com
Or call: 504.894.2900
Site of developer of one type of reconstruction.

Faces of Hope
www.facesofhope.org
Or call: 716.872.5679
Faces of Hope is a nationally recognized not-for-profit educational breast cancer program that focuses on the importance of early detection and prevention. The program features a portable photo exhibit of breast cancer survivors.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer
www.mothersdaughters.org
Or call: 410.778.1982
MSDBC is a national nonprofit organization co-founded by a mother and her daughter. The support services provided by this organization are designed to help mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
www.natlbcc.org
Or call: 202.296.7477
The national advocacy group (Susan Love is one of the founders) responsible for increasing breast cancer funding to 900 million dollars. Good source of advocacy opportunities.

Sister's Network
www.sistersnetworkinc.org
Or call: 713.781.0255 ext. 303
Sisters Network is the first nationwide African-American breastcancer survivors organization targeting African-American Women.

Vital Options
http://www.vitaloptions.org
Vital Options is a not-for-profit organization using communications technology to reach every person touched by cancer. The Group Room dissolves the barriers of time and distance. It allows people from all walks of life, and in any physical condition to meet, talk, exchange information, and speak in a unified voice about the cancer experience.

WinABC
www.winabc.org
Or call: 866.2-WINABC (866.294.6222)
Women's Information Network Against Breast Cancer.

Support Groups

ENCOREplus
www.ymca.org
Or call: 800.95-EPLUS (800.953-7587)
Program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. peer-group support and exercise program for women over 50 in need of early cancer detection information and screening.

fertileHOPE
www.fertilhope.org
Or call: 888.994.4673
Helping cancer patients faced with infertility, research, education, financial assistance, and support groups.

Gilda's Cllub (National Hotline)
www.gildasclub.org
Or call: 888. GILDA-4-U (888.445.3248)
Information and support for all cancer patients and their famiies to meet; also offers free classes.

Hormone Foundation
www.hormone.org
Or call: 800.467.6663
Public education programs and information on hormone-related issues such as menopause, puberty, osteoporosis, breast cancer, etc.

KidsCope
www.kidscope.org
Or call: 404.892.1437
Helps families and children understand the effects of cancer on a parent using educational material.

KidsKonnected
www.kidsconnected.org
Or call: 800.899.2866
A support hotline for kids who ave a parent with cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
www.lbbc.org
Or call: 888.753.5222
A site oriented to survivors with news about conferences, special events, outreach programs, message boards.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer
www.mothersdaughters.org
Or call: 410.778.1982
Helps women whose daughters have breast cancer.

National Lymphedema Network
www.lymphnet.org
Or call: 800.541.3259
Support group that gives information referrals.

Pregnancy With Cancer
www.pregnantwithcancer.org
Or call: 800.743.6724 ext. 308
Network of surviving women that were pregnant with cancer.

Sisters Network National Headquarters
www.sisternetworkinc.org
Or call:713.781.0255
African-American breast cancer survivors' organization.

Strength For Caring
www.strengthforcaring.com
An education and support website for cancer caregivers (including non-professionals) who will provide care for loved ones with cancer.

Support Group for Lesbians with Cancer
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, New York City
Call: 212.620.7310

Young Survival Coalition
www.youngsurvival.org
Or call: 212.577.6529
YSC is a group of survivors bringing people together to further issues surrounding breast cancer in young women.

Clinical Trials
Center Watch: Clinical Trials ListingService
www.centerwatch.com
Or call: 617.856.5900
Lists all kinds of trials not just breast cancer

National Breast and Bowel Project
www.nsabp.pitt.edu
The group responsible formost of the breast cancer clinical trials including the Tamoxifen prevention trial, STAR trial and lumpectomy and radiation trial.

NCI Cancer Trials
cancertrials.nci.nih.gov
Orf call: 800.4-CANCER (800.422.6237)
Listing of all cancer clinical trials

Menopause
North American Menopause Society
www.menopause.org
Or call: 440.442.7550
The award-winning Web Site of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) provides accurate, unbiased answers.

Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
www4.od.nih.gov/orwh
The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), NIH, providing scientific information on menopausal hormone therapy, including updating information from the Scientific Workshop: Menopausal Hormone Therapy held October 23-24, 2002 which reviewed the results from the discontinued arm of the Women's Health Initiative clinical trial.

Powersurge
www.power-surge.com
One of the first and the best source of information for menopausal women.

Social Services
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Or call: 800.227.2345
Reach to Recovery (volunteer visitation program), Circle of Life (targets Native American women).

AIRLIFELINE
877.AIR-LIFE (877.247-5433)
Free nationwide service that flies patients to treatment centers nationwide.

Angel Flight America
www.angelflightamerica.org
Or call: 877.621.7177
Provides air transportation to patients with special needs.

Avon Breast Cancer Crusade
www.avoncrusade.com
Avon Crusade (online support groups),local Avon race information.

BreastCancer.org
www.breastcancer.org
News and events, health information.

Corporate Angel Network
www.corpangelnetwork.org
Or call: 914.328.1313
Free air transportation for cancer patients.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
Or call: 800.677.1116
Finds local services for senior citizens.

Look Good...Feel Better
www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org
Or call: 800.395.5665
Program to help women manage changes in their appearance resulting from cancer treatment.

Locks of Love
www.locksoflove.com
Or call: 888.896.1588
Referral for air donations, provides hair pieces to financially disadvantaged children.

Senior Information (65+ years of age)
AARP
www.aarp.org
Or call:
* 800.734.7968 AARP Credit Card Services
* 800.322.2282 AARP Investment Program
* 800.424.3410 AARP Legal Services Network

Medicare Information
www.medicare.gov
Or call: 800.633.4227
Federal insurance program.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
Or call: 800.677.1116
Finds local services for senior citizens.

Social Security Administration (SSA)
www.ssa.gov
Or call: 800.772.1213
Provides monthly income for the elderly and disabled.

Young People Information (under 40 years of age)

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
www.lbbc.org
Or call: 888.753.5222
Scheduled conferences specifically for young survivors. Call to get information.

Pregnancy With Cancer
www.pregnantwithcancer.org
Or call: 800.743.6724 ext. 308
Network of surviving women who had cancer while pregnant.

Young Survival Coalition
www.youngsurvival.org
Or call: 212.577.6529
Group of survivors bringing people together to further issues surrounding breast cancer in young women.

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