Breast Cancer Blogs
For, by and about Surviving Breast Cancer
Here are a list of blogs, support groups and resource sites written by and for breast cancer survivors. It is our hope that you find support and comfort from the blogs and resources below. We will be working to continually update this list, to offer you more support, wisdom and knowledge.
If you know of any blogs, online support groups, or resource website dedicated to Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Recovery or Breast Cancer related topics, that you feel we should include, please share them with us so that we can get them on our list and share them with others.
Beth is a Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor, and thriver out to show that life and adventure don’t end after the trauma of a cancer diagnosis. Part of this blog focuses on tips on getting through treatment, including surgeries, chemo, and radiation. The other focus is on her travels since diagnosis, whether they’re close to home or halfway around the world.
The pentacle of Breast Cancer blogs! Barbara Jacoby is an award winning blogger that has contributed her two time breast cancer journey, patient advocacy mission and domestic abuse experience to multiple online publications and organizations that have touched readers worldwide. Her high quality, high content and high energy writings are delivered in a down to earth and humble style that everyone remembers.
Jennifer is a writer, patient advocate, and DCIS Stage 0 Breast Cancer survivor. She is committed to encouraging you through her writing and resources. She advocate online with an intentional focus on emotional, physical, and mental well-being during and after treatment. In addition to writing regularly, She is working on publishing her first book for the DCIS breast cancer community and encouraging others on social media.
This Facebook Companion Blog, coupled with the Facebook community page, Victorious Val & the Breast Cancer Crusaders, connects survivors, co-survivors and supporters through an online community of encouragement and kindness. It offers a real-life glimpse into the personal experiences of breast cancer survivors and is ideal for those who do not have access to support groups, others who prefer online to in-person, or anyone seeking additional support to the services they already utilize. This network is different from a question and answer forum, and is primarily a place to lift each other up and feel supported both during and after the cancer process. This page does not offer medical advice, but instead, provides access to emotional support critical in overcoming cancer. These blog contributors share their journeys to promote hope among the 1 in 8 who will be afflicted with this evil villain, breast cancer. Welcome, Cancer Crusaders!
Much more than a blog, IHadCancer is a cancer support community that empowers people to take control of life before, during and after cancer. This peer-to-peer support is crucial in allowing survivors, fighters and supporters / caregivers to share firsthand experiences about treatment, side effects, long term effects and more.
Not many women in my cancer center looked like me… so I looked online.
Nicole McLean, known to friends and family as Nic, is a smiley-faced breast cancer survivor, writer, health advocate and entrepreneur. All at the same time.
My Fabulous Boobies is her blog that began with a diagnosis of stage 3 breast cancer in the summer of 2008. Young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have different needs and life concerns than the average woman diagnosed in her 50’s or later. This blog addresses topics of fertility, dating/romance with or after cancer, body image issues, career concerns and long-term financial impact and more.
Paige More, a community leader, expert in mastectomies and reconstruction, an advocate for women’s health and empowerment, co-founder of The Breasties, brand consultant, churro connoisseur and your new breast friend. She believes that our health journeys don’t have to be SO scary and that none of us should have to navigate any of this alone.
She created Paige Previvor to share my raw and real journey with my health after being diagnosed with the BRCA 1 genetic mutation at 22 years old and undergoing a preventative mastectomy at 24 years old.
Jelane is a Wife, Mother, Empty Nester, Christian, and Breast Cancer Survivor who’s choosing to live a simpler, healthier, joy-filled life! She shares ideas for improving your life during breast cancer treatments. Also, what to expect during the different treatments you will go through. And ways to improve how you look and feel during treatments and as a breast cancer survivor.
Empowering You to Live a Life that is Active, Healthy & Happy – That’s the goal of Patricia Prince. Pink Ribbon Runner began as a way to inspire and empower people, including other cancer survivors, to lead healthier lives. As one of so many that are living examples of what is possible, Patricia believes knowledge is the power needed to take take control over our health. Her platform is dedicated to sharin the knowledge of healthy habits and all that is healthy living.
It’s been a hell of a ride but one thing Alex never questioned was her calling to start this blog. From shortly after diagnosis, she has been committed to sharing each and every step of her journey. It was damn near impossible for her to find the resources and community needed as a 24 year old breast cancer patient, so she strives to not only be a voice for awareness, but to also create a supportive community of fellow warriors.
After losing her mother, grandmother and great aunt to breast cancer by the age of 16, Allyn Rose made it her mission to educate herself and others on how to prevent breast cancer. Prior to undergoing a prophylactic double mastectomy at 26, she struggled to find a comprehensive information source that would help her navigate this complicated and challenging process. After receiving international media attention for her decision to undergo a mastectomy in her 20s, she spent years of collecting data, resources and referrals from women who have undergone the same procedure. The Previvor was born. Allyn’s dream was to provide information to women in order to empower them to be their own advocates and make informed decisions regarding their healthcare.
Making Lemonade from my pair of lemons, diagnosed at 30 & Life beyond Breast Cancer
Mandi may have been handed one awful pair of lemons, but she sure is determined to make someDarn Good Lemonade. Getting the bad news at just 30 years old is one tough break, but this brave woman has weathered the storm with a smile on her face (most of the time).
Follow Mandi’s inspiring story as she works through the readjustment phase and offers her tips to other women going through diagnosis, surgery, hair loss, chemo, and the works. She has landed on her feet and is helping others do the same – stop by for some Darn Good Lemonade!
Christina, the author behind Carolina Charm. is a wife and a coffee fueled mama to two beautiful kids. Her blog a space for sharing the moments that make her mama heart spill over, a mix of recipes and more. In 2015, she underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy. Here are a few helpful posts about her journey.
Nancy Stordahl knows about breast cancer from more than one point of view. After losing her mother to it in 2008, she adjusted to life with her own diagnosis in 2010. Nancy’s Point takes a unique perspective, since this blogger can speak both about the grief of losing a parent to breast cancer and the stress of handling her own diagnosis and treatment.
Follow her on her poignant journey, enjoy photos of the lake and her furry friends, and stay informed about the latest in breast cancer news. Nothing gets past Nancy!
Blogging her life with breast cancer, from suspicion to diagnosis to treatment. Now livin’ the Stage IV Lifestyle! Terminal Cancer can be funny. Just not for very long. If you need help, if you want to talk to somebody who has cancer, who has incurable cancer and is still going, if you have any questions about what she experienced during treatment, all you have to do is ask Ann. She is very open about it all! Follower her on Facebook where she offers support and advice for those newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
From the Archive
Blogs that are no longer active but still have great information
Strong advocacy and character meet verve and pep on Chemobrain. Stop by to stay up on breast cancer research, treatment news, and the opinions of a woman who has her life – and her cancer – under control. One thing is for sure – she’s got the spirit of a survivor.
The Breast Blog in the World
This fabulous woman somehow sheds a humorous light on everything from hair loss to hacking up a lung, and her writing style is all her own. Hester, when you write a book, we’ll be standing in line to buy it. Promise!
i hear it’s sunnier
I hear it’s sunnier when you know your health options and become your own advocate. Through Mackenzie’s BRCA journey she’s met many wonderful women, feeling alone, with questions, and looking for support. She writes to ensure each woman OR man (yes, BRCA doesn’t discriminate) doesn’t have to face this genetic mutation alone.