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Other Resources

*This is not a comprehensive list of cancer related resources. Please talk with your health care provider to find more information.

Breast​ Ca​​ncer Screening

Avon's Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade
Avon’s Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade, a national initiative of Avon Products, Inc., provides women, particularly low-income, minority, and older women, with direct access to a full range of breast cancer education and early detection services.

Prevent Cancer Fou​ndation - Breast Cancer

YWCA Alaska Women's Wellness (Anchorage)​
The YWCA provides breast and cervical cancer outreach, education, and referral to free screening services through the Ladies First program. The YWCA may offer free transportation, interpreting, help filling out paperwork, appointment scheduling, and appointment follow up. 

Cervical Ca​ncer Screening

National Cervical Cancer Coalition​
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women with cervical cancer and HPV disease, as well as providing education about early vaccinations, Pap testing and HPV testing.​

Prevent Cancer Foundation - Cervical Cancer

What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer Booklet​
The What You Need To Know About Cervical Cancer booklet explains how cervical cancer is diagnosed and the treatments available.​

YWCA Alaska Women's Wellness (Anchorage)​
The YWCA provides breast and cervical cancer outreach, education, and referral to free screening services through the Ladies First program. The YWCA may offer free transportation, interpreting, help filling out paperwork, appointment scheduling, and appointment follow up. ​

Alaska Breast & Cervical Health Partnership​
A state-wide partnership between the five Alaska grantees for the Center for Disease Control’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, which can help cover the cost of screening for some women across the state. 
  • Arctic Slope Native Corporation
    • ​​A nonprofit dedicated to Tribal health and well-being, represents the villages of Anaktuvuk Pass, Atqasuk, Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Point Lay, Utqiaġvik, and Wainwright.

  • Southcentral Foundation
    • ​​Helps the Native Community achieve wellness through health and related services, in Anchorage and Mat-Su, as well as 55 rural villages.
  • Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
    • ​​Provides a health care delivery system (including dental services, mental health services, substance abuse counseling, health promotion, etc.) for 58 rural communities in southwest Alaska. ​ 

General Cancer Information and Resources

American Cancer Society Alaska
This is the local chapter of the American Cancer Society, specifying local resources and events.​

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum is a national advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts for the improvement of health status of all Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities. The Women’s Health Information Network strives to increase the public understanding of Asian and Pacific Islander women’s health status including cancer. Translations include Chinese, Tagolog, Vietnamese, Korean, Hindi, Gujurati, Urdu, Farsi, Thai, and Cambodian.

CancerCare Sources of Financial Assistance​
Resources for financial assistance concerning the costs associated with cancer, including government assistance and pharmaceutical patient assistance programs. ​

CDC created materials on a wide variety of cancers, including breast and cervical cancer. This resource provides handy easy-to-read infographics and fact sheets.

Kids Konnected
24-Hour Hotline. Kids can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Kids Konnected never give medical advice, they just share similar experiences, answer questions, share concerns or listen. ​

Let Every Woman Know – Alaska was formed by volunteers to promote awareness and education about gynecologic cancers in Alaska.​

Mautner Project
The Mautner Project provides services and support, including education information and advocacy for health issues relating to lesbians with cancer and their families. Mautner Project Links will connect you with reliable and up-to-date World Wide Web sites of interest to women with cancer, their partners, and their caregivers.

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