Breast Cancer

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

FORCE is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Their mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Their programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.

www.facingourrisk.org

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

www.lbbc.org

The Pink Fund

The Pink Fund helps women and men suffering from breast cancer focus on healing, raising their families and returning to the workplace. The Pink Fund provides short-term financial aid to those in need during the brief period of active treatment and recovery.

www.thepinkfund.org

Hip Replacement and Lumber Spine Surgery

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

The Patient Education section of the site provides educational materials for individuals considering  undergoing total hip replacement or lumbar spine surgery.

www.orthonurse.org/ResearchPractice/PatientEducation

Ostomy

The Colon Club

The Colon club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal cancer in out-of-the box ways.

www.colonclub.com

C3Life.com

C3Life is a website dedicated to helping people with ostomies live their lives to the fullest.

www.c3life.com

Great Comebacks Program

The Great Comebacks Program is designed to raise awareness of quality of life issues for people living with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, colorectal cancer or other diseases that can lead to ostomy surgery.

www.greatcomebacks.com

Inspire.com

This online community is for individuals with ostomies. It includes a discussion board and features Q & A sessions with experts. The site also offers a “journal” section where people can write about their experiences after ostomy surgery. There are over 650 members.

www.inspire.com/inspire/group/ostomy

MeetAnOstoMate

MeetAnOstoMate is an on-line community where people can reach out and search for other individuals with like experiences to talk, laugh and cry together, and give support.

www.meetanostomate.org

OstomySecrets

OstomySecrets provides stylish underwear for male and female ostomates that conceals and supports the ostomy pouch. Some pieces are particularly designed for intimacy.

www.ostomysecrets.com

United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA)

UOAA is an association of over 300 affiliated, nonprofit support groups committed to improving the quality of life of people who have, or will have, an intestinal or urinary diversion.

www.ostomy.org

The American Urological Association (AUA)

AUA is an association that promotes the advancement of urologic patient care by utilizing the latest research and practices in urology.

www.auanet.org

It’s In the Bag and Under the Covers by Brenda Elsagher

This book provides a candid account of the challenges that ostomy patients face when they resume dating, intimacy, and sex.

www.livingandlaughing.com

Best Buy Ostomy Supplies

Best Buy Ostomy Supplies is devoted to providing persons with ostomies the best supplies at affordable prices.

www.bestbuyostomy.com

Devrom

Devrom is an over-the-counter oral medication which helps eliminate odor from flatulence (gas) or stool.

www.devrom.com

Prostate Cancer

The American Urological Association (AUA)

AUA is an association that promotes the advancement of urologic patient care by utilizing the latest research and practices in urology.

www.auanet.org

Movember

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the U.S. and around the world. With their Mo’s, these men raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other factors that affect men.

www.movember.com

Prostate Cancer/Ostomy for Men

Levitra

Levitra is an oral prescription medicine used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.

www.levitra.com

Muse

Muse is a prescription treatment option for erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. It is a suppository which is placed in the urinary opening.

www.muserx.net

Encore Deluxe

Encore Deluxe is a vacuum erection device used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.

www.encoredeluxe.com

Pos-T-Vac

Pos-T-Vac is a vacuum erection device used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.

www.postvac.com

General

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

www.imermanangels.org

LiveStrong

LiveStrong helps anyone affected by cancer – those who have cancer, are a caregiver, family member, or friend of someone diagnosed. It helps them understand options, what to expect, and what to ask.

www.livestrong.org