Going Beyond the Pink offers newly diagnosed patients an abundance of support resources.
From educational materials to care bags, we have what you need. Call or email us today to set up an appointment so we can learn how to best meet your needs: (910)667-2111 or Kara@GoingBeyondthePink.org.
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Looking for helpful online resources? Try these:
Want to learn more about breast cancer diagnoses? Read this Breast Cancer Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment (Beyond the Basics): https://www.uptodate.com/contents/breast-cancer-guide-to-diagnosis-and-treatment-beyond-the-basics
Need to find a local oncologist? Search the Oncologist database provided by the American Society of Clinical Oncology: https://www.cancer.net/find-cancer-doctor
Are all those terms confusing? Here’s a great database of cancer-related terminology and their definitions: https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/cancer-basics/cancer-terms
This article provides great advice for the steps you can take when you are first diagnosed: https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/diagnosing-cancer/when-doctor-says-%E2%80%9Ccancer%E2%80%9D
Interested in learning more about BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations? https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/genetics/brca-fact-sheet
Learn about symptoms of breast cancer and mesothelioma: https://mesothelioma.net/breast-cancer-mesothelioma/
The American Cancer Society offers a lot of information on specific types of breast cancer for the newly diagnosed. Browse that information here: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/understanding-a-breast-cancer-diagnosis.html
This treatment plan template from Journey Forward can be really helpful in organizing the information related to your individual cancer treatment: https://www.journeyforward.org/sites/journeyforward/files/treatment_plan_template_web-ready.pdf