Breast Cancer Patient Resources

Patient Resources

UT Health Austin’s Breast Cancer specialty is committed to providing compassionate, whole-patient care to ensure patients and their families are receiving the highest level of specialized care. We believe you deserve the best possible care, which is why we’ve compiled a list of resources that may be beneficial to you.

Breast Cancer Support

Genetics

  • Basser Center for BRCA: Resources and support for individuals and their families who may be facing hereditary cancer or are at cancer risk (Also available in Spanish)
  • Bright Pink: Education and resources for young women at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer
  • Facing Hereditary Cancer: Advocacy group for adult hereditary cancers, including breast, colorectal, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancers
  • Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction: Access to a clinical genetic counselor who can help patients understand their risk for developing cancer as well as their options for prevention, early detection, and treatment.
  • Sharsheret: Jewish breast and ovarian cancer community that offers education and financial assistance as well as one-on-one and peer support

Local Resources

National Resources

Nutrition

Young Adults With Breast Cancer

  • Stupid Cancer: Connects adolescents and young adults with cancer to age-appropriate resources and peer support
  • Ulman Foundation Resource Directory: A community of support for young adults and their loved ones impacted by cancer
  • Young Adult Advisory Board: Opportunity for cancer patients, survivors, and loves one to connect with peers and share personal opinions, experiences, or perspectives to help inform patient care
  • Young Adult Cancer Program: Access to cutting-edge cancer treatment and comprehensive supportive services for young adults who are diagnosed with breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, head and neck cancers, lung cancer, and hematologic malignancies as well as known or suspected gynecologic cancer
  • Young Survival Coalition: An organization supporting women aged 40 and under who have a diagnosis of breast cancer