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
|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. ABCF is an MFN partner organization.|
|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 organization.|
|Breast Cancer Alliance works to improve survival rates and quality of life through better prevention, early detection, treatment, and cure. BCA invests in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the underserved. Breast Cancer Alliance is an MFN partner organization.|
|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 organization.|
|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.|
|The 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 organization.|
|Genome is a national consumer magazine that explores the complexity of genomics and personalized medicine along with the associated ethical, social, and legal issues — in a relevant and easy-to-understand manner. Genome offers MFN consumers a free subscription.|
|PatientTalk.com is a healthcare site website for patients diagnosed with life-altering medical conditions, both acute and chronic. This network-quality video site features actual patients and health care professionals sharing vital information about the practical, physical and emotional issues that patients face before, during and after an initial diagnosis. PatientTalk is an MFN partner organization.|
|The 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 organization.
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