Detection, Treatment and Recovery Services

This section provides local New Hampshire breast cancer detection, treatment and recovery services as well as links to many useful statewide New Hampshire, regional and national resources.

  1. Find New Hampshire Advocacy, Home Care, Insurance, Medical, Legal resources and more in an Alphabetical List of New Hampshire Statewide Agencies
  2. The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition’s Alphabetical List of National non-profit, private, governmental, and clinical trials resources will expand your search for useful information.

Alphabetical List of New Hampshire Statewide Agencies

Home Care Association of New Hampshirehttp://www.homecarenh.org/
The Home Care Association of New Hampshire (HCANH) represents licensed agencies that provide in-home health care and supportive services to individuals living in New Hampshire.

My Breast Cancer Support — http://www.mybreastcancersupport.org/index_home.htm
Delivering tangible, practical, and emotional support to breast cancer patients in the Greater Seacoast area on their individual paths to wellness and healing.

New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalitionhttp://www.nhbcc.org
The mission of the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition is to eradicate breast cancer through action, education and advocacy.

New Hampshire Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services “Let No Woman Be Overlooked” Breast & Cervical Cancer Programhttp://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdpc/bccp/index.htm
Provides breast and cervical cancer information and free and reduced fee screening services statewide for underserved women.

New Hampshire 2-1-1http://www.211nh.org/
2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their community.

New Hampshire Health Access Networkhttp://www.healthynh.com/nh-health-access-network.html
The New Hampshire Health Access Network is a voluntary effort by health care providers to improve access to health care for low-income children and adults statewide.

New Hampshire Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHHPCO) – http://www.nhhpco.org/
New Hampshire Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHHPCO) is a non¬profit, 501C(3) charitable organization offering resources and support to improve end-of-life care in our community.

New Hampshire Hospital Associationhttp://www.nhha.org/
The NH Hospital Association mission is to enhance the clinical and economic performance of hospitals, improve public confidence in hospitals, and expand access to coverage and care for the citizens of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Insurance Department http://www.nh.gov/insurance/
The mission of the New Hampshire Insurance Department is to promote and protect the public good by ensuring the existence of a safe and competitive insurance marketplace through the development and enforcement of the insurance laws of the State of New Hampshire. We are committed to doing so in an honest, effective and timely manner.

New Hampshire Medication Bridge Programhttp://www.healthynh.com/medication-bridge.html
An initiative to help low-income persons access needed medications from pharmaceutical companies.

New Hampshire Medical Society http://www.nhms.org/
The mission of the New Hampshire Medical Society is to bring together physicians to advocate for the well-being of our patients, for our profession and for the betterment of the public health.

New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Associationhttp://www.npweb.org/
The New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association is a non-profit, professional advocacy organization, dedicated to preserving the strength and integrity of advanced practice nursing.

New Hampshire Nurses Association (NHNA) – http://www.nhnurses.org/
The New Hampshire Nurses’ Association is a not-for-profit membership association and the only state organization that advocates for all nurses regardless of specialty or practice setting.

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Programhttp://www.cancer.dartmouth.edu/breast/index.shtml
The Comprehensive breast care program at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is designed to provide complete breast care, treatment and support for women.

Northeast Health Care Quality Foundationhttp://nhcqf.org/
The Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation (NHCQF) is a non-profit, educational health care organization, headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire that gives information on Medicare rights and benefits.

Alphabetical List of National non-profit, private, governmental, and clinical trials resources

American Cancer Societyhttp://www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.

American College of Radiologyhttp://www.acr.org/
The mission of the ACR is to serve patients and society by maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics by advancing the science of radiology, improving the quality of patient care, positively influencing the socio-economics of the practice of radiology, providing continuing education for radiology and allied health professions and conducting research for the future of radiology.

American Institute for Cancer Researchhttp://www.aicr.org/
AICR funds research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk; interprets the accumulated scientific literature in the field; educates people about choices they can make to reduce their chances of developing cancer.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) – http://www.asco.org/
ASCO is the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who treat people with cancer.

American Society of Plastic Surgeonshttp://www.plasticsurgery.org/
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), established in 1931, is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world.

The Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreatshttp://www.bjbbreastcancerretreats.org/
The Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats provides adventure-based opportunities for women to network, pursue personal growth and to empower themselves.

Black Women’s Health Imperativehttp://www.blackwomenshealth.org/
The Black Women’s Health Imperative mission is to promote optimum health for Black women across the life san – physically, mentally and spiritually.

breastcancer.org http://www.breastcancer.org/
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

BreastCancerStories.org http://www.breastcancerstories.org/
An online community where breast cancer patients can stay in touch with friends, family and one another as they go through treatment.

Cancer Care http://www.cancercare.org/
CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

Cancer Information Service of New England, National Cancer Institutehttp://www.cancer.gov/
The site of the National Cancer Institute providing patients, health professionals and cancer researchers with accurate information on a wide range of cancers, including current clinical trials.

Casting for Recoveryhttp://www.castingforrecovery.org/
Casting for Recovery® (CFR), a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, supports breast cancer survivors through a program that combines fly-fishing, counseling, and medical information to build a focus on wellness instead of illness.

Corporate Angel Network, Inc.http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/
The Corporate Angel Network arranges free air transportation for cancer patients traveling to treatment using the empty seats on corporate jets.

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundationhttp://www.dslrf.org/
Web site for Dr. Susan M. Love, author, researcher, surgeon and educator. Includes help with decision-making, living with breast cancer, news articles, personal stories, and photo gallery of breast cancer patients.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) – http://www.lbbc.org/
The LBBC mission is to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

Mautner Project, National Lesbian Health Organizationhttp://www.mautnerproject.org/
Mautner Project is committed to improving the health of women who partner with women including lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, through direct and support service, education and advocacy.

Men Against Breast Cancerhttp://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org/
MABC is the first national non-profit organization designed to provide targeted support services to educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when breast cancer strikes a female loved one; as well as target and mobilize men to be active participants in the fight to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancerhttp://www.mothersdaughters.org/
MSDBC is a national nonprofit organization co-founded by a mother (Charmayne Dierker) and her daughter (Lillie Shockney) in March 1995. The support services provided by this organization are free and are designed to help mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer.

National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) –  http://www.breastcancerdeadline2020.org
A grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to ending breast cancer. The web site includes the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund’s Guide to Quality Breast Cancer Care.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NCCAM Clearinghouse – http://nccam.nih.gov/
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) – http://www.canceradvocacy.org/
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.

National Comprehensive Cancer Networkhttp://www.nccn.org/
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is a not-for-profit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers offering authoritative information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.

National Lymphedema Networkhttp://www.lymphnet.org/
The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.

National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC) – http://www.womenshealth.gov/
NWHIC is sponsored by the federal government, a service of the Office on Women’s Health in the US Department of Health and Human Services. NWHIC is the most reliable and current information resource on women’s health today, offering free women’s health information on more than 800 topics through our call center and web site.

National Women’s Health Networkhttp://www.nwhn.org/
The National Women’s Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making.

National Women’s Health Resource Centerhttp://www.healthywomen.org/
The National Women’s Health Resource Center provides women in-depth, objective, physician-approved information on a broad range of women’s health issues.

Medicaid, New Hampshirehttp://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ombp/medicaid/index.htm#about
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care.

Medicarehttp://www.medicare.gov
The national health insurance program for people age 65 or older, some people under age 65 with disabilities, and people with End-State Renal Disease (ESRD).

On-BELAY http://www.on-belay.org/
A unique outdoor-adventure-based support program based in Durham, New Hampshire for young people living with a loved one’s diagnosis of cancer or other life-changing illness.

Oncolinkhttp://www.oncolink.com/
Founded in 1994 by University of Pennsylvania cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Includes comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.

Patient Advocate Foundationhttp://www.patientadvocate.org
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases.

Sisters Network, Inc.http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org/
Sisters Network, Inc. is the leading voice and only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization.

United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The world’s largest medical library including MEDLINEPlus, a Web-based database designed to assist patients in locating authoritative health information.

Young Survival Coalitionhttp://www.youngsurvival.org/
An international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.

Clinical Trials Websites

www.cancer.dartmouth.edu/breast/trials.shtml Clinical Trials at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials – The clinical trial web site for the National Cancer Institute.

www.clinicaltrials.gov – A service of the National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine linking patients to medical research.

www.centerwatch.com – A Boston-based publishing and information services company dedicated to providing patients and their advocates with a variety of information services about clinical research.