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We are a national team of educated and devoted health and fitness professionals. We specialize in caring for, treating, and preventing chronic illness. We are dedicated to helping improve the quality of life of those suffering from breast cancer and their caregivers. We are passionate about enhancing awareness, and sharing the best resources with those with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer in the U.S.

  • In 2011, there were 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.
  • About 1 in 8 U.S. women develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
  • 230,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.


Medical and Health Organization Resources

Breast Cancer
The American Breast Cancer Foundation
’s (ABCF) mission is to provide financial assistance for breast cancer screenings and diagnostic tests for uninsured and underserved individuals, regardless of age or gender. The American Breast Cancer Foundation is an MFN partner.

Breast Cancer
The Anti-Cancer Club
is about TAKING CHARGE of your health, even in the face of cancer, providing social connection and information on anti-cancer nutrition and mind/body modalities. The Anti-Cancer Club is an MFN partner.

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Breast Can­cer Well­ness Mag­a­zine is a quarterly magazine for Breast Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Thrivers! Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine is a vital resource for a woman newly diagnosed with breast cancer as well as any woman that has been affected through breast cancer. They focus on health and overall well being of body, soul, spirit, and offer great sto­ries of Inspi­ra­tion, infor­ma­tive arti­cles on treat­ment, many dif­fer­ent avenues for help and sup­port. Breast Can­cer Well­ness Mag­a­zine is an MFN partner.

Breast Cancer
The Cancer Exercise Training Institute (CETI) was founded by cancer survivor, Andrea Leonard. She has trained thousands of health & fitness professionals worldwide to help people with all types of cancer. CETI offers patients and survivors video resources, informative articles, webinars for cancer patients and family, and an array of products including books and DVDs on cancer recovery and exercise. CETI is an MFN business partner.

cancer-support-community-logoThe Cancer Support Community (CSC) is the largest nonprofit provider of social and emotional support for anyone touched by cancer. Through an affiliate network of over 50 centers, a series of satellite locations, a full suite of online services and a telephone helpline, the CSC network delivers nearly $50 million in services at no cost to patients or their loved ones. The Cancer Support Community is an MFN partner.

Womens Survivor AllianceThe Women Survivors Alliance was created to promote the concept of cancer survivorship as it relates to women’s issues beyond the completion of treatment. Survivorship embraces all aspects of a woman’s life – from the physical, financial, job and insurance related issues to self-esteem/self worth concerns and family dynamics. Survivorship is not just the question, ‘what will I wear to work,’ but more importantly ‘what do I want to do with my life and what are the tools I need to get there?’ The Women Survivors Alliance is an MFN partner.

breastcancer.orgMarisa Weiss, M.D. is the founder, president, and guiding force behind Breastcancer.org, the world’s most utilized online resource for medical and personal expert information on breast health and breast cancer — reaching 27 million people globally over the past 10 years.

Breast CancerNancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested almost $2 billion to fulfill our promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries.

Source: http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics
Cost Data Source: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/jan2011/nci-12.htm

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