Maryland breast cancer resources
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:

Nonprofits, charities and support groups

Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. or 410-823-0562

American Cancer Society Offers and links patients to education, support and assistance programs, such as Look Good...Feel Better, Wigs - Free or Reduced, Reach to Recovery, and more, at area locations. Holds the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk every October.

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Baltimore Houses adults receiving outpatient cancer treatment more than 40 miles from home. 636 W. Lexington St., Baltimore. 410-547-2522

Blink Pink Inc. Seeks to educate, support and provide resources for breast cancer patients; salute those who did not survive breast cancer; and honor the caregivers and loved ones. 443-379-4117.

Cancer Support Foundation Helps with quality of life and financial issues such as eviction prevention, transportation, emotional support and more. 8268 Academy Road, Ellicot City., (410) 964-9563 or

Hopewell Cancer Support Helps patients and their families cope with the impact of a diagnosis. Programs include support groups, educational seminars, exercise classes and social activities. 10628 Falls Road, Lutherville. 410-832-2719 or

The Jean Steirn Cancer Program Provides free mental health treatment, linkage to support services and transportation to therapy appointments. 410-825-1001 or

Metavivor Provides support groups, promotes awareness and raises money for the metastatic breast cancer community. 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis. 410-353-3733 or

Moveable Feast Inc. Provides meals to women in treatment for breast cancer as well as dependent children and caretakers. 410-327-3420 or

Nueva Vida Provides cancer support services for Latinas in the D.C., Baltimore and Richmond areas. Esperanza Center 430 S. Broadway, Baltimore. 1-866-986-8432 or

The Red Devils Funds services to improve quality of life for breast cancer patients treated at participating hospitals in Maryland and their families. 5820 York Road, Suite 205, Baltimore. 877-643-0202 or

Save the Coconuts Raises money and awareness for breast cancer. P.O. Box 3057, Annapolis. 410-353-1552, or

Sisters Network Inc. Seeks to raise awareness of the impact of breast cancer in the African American community. or

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maryland Holds annual walk to raise money for local and national breast cancer programs. Awards grants to state programs that increase access to quality breast health care. 200 East Joppa Road, Suite 407, Towson. 410-938-8990 or

Tyanna Foundation Raises awareness and money for research. Holds local events, including the annual BreastFest, which benefits the Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center.

Ullman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Offers programs supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer. 410-964-0202 or

Wellness House of Annapolis Free support groups, counseling, and therapeutic classes such as art, yoga, meditation to those suffering from cancer and their families. 2625 Mas Que Farm Road, Annapolis. 410-990-0941 or