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We host five support groups within the Phoenix metro area to make it easy for you to join us.

 
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Find cancer education and product information from our own experiences and resources.

 
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You Have Breast Cancer - Now What?

 

One woman comforting another.You are no doubt overwhelmed and we're here to help. Through personal contacts, the information line, our support groups and social media outreach, your friends at Bosom Buddies of Arizona are here to share their own experiences and knowledge with you. We can guide you toward the appropriate educational material and answer your many questions while offering our heartfelt support throughout. Start by browsing this website for cancer information and news about our members.  Then take a look at the map on the Support page to find a group that meets near you. Call or email the leader or just show up at the next meeting. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Who We Are and Why We're Different

Women and men listening to each other in a support group.You will not face breast cancer alone. The mission of Bosom Buddies of Arizona is to offer our knowledge, our encouragement and our friendship. While there are many fine cancer organizations out there, Bosom Buddies of Arizona is different:  All of the leaders of our support groups are themselves breast cancer survivors and all of our facilitators are volunteers, not paid staff. Bosom Buddies of Arizona supports men and women of all ages and in all stages of breast cancer, along with the caregivers who love them. Our group meetings are held in several locations throughout the Phoenix metro area to provide education, conversations and the support you need right now.

 

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020

The National Breast Cancer Coalition has set a deadline of January 1, 2020 to know how to end breast cancer. Hope is a wish. A deadline is a commitment. Are you with us? Click their logo to learn more.

BBA News and Events

Stay the Course: 15 Inspirational Quotes

  • 16 May 2016
  • Author: Tim Ham
  • Number of views: 147
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Here at Bosom Buddies of Arizona, we support individuals walking the trying path of cancer. And we walk it together because we've walked it before.

There's something powerful about embarking on the journey to healing together; understanding each other's needs, realizing our strengths, sharing our victories and dreams.

Choose Hope: Navigating the Six Stages of Cancer

  • 4 May 2016
  • Author: Tim Ham
  • Number of views: 207
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We recently shared a piece on the six stages of breast cancer. If you haven't read that story, click right here. Today we'd like to focus on one of those stages and elaborate on how, and why, you should choose hope.

The Six Emotional Stages of Breast Cancer

  • 14 April 2016
  • Author: Tim Ham
  • Number of views: 213
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There's no way around it; a breast cancer diagnosis comes as a bit of a shock to everyone. Sure, some individuals may have family history or other early signs throughout life, but there's something absolutely surreal when the diagnosis is your own, or perhaps that of a loved one.

Breast Cancer Caregiver Tips

  • 30 March 2016
  • Author: Tim Ham
  • Number of views: 224
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Do you find yourself caring for a friend or loved one who is battling breast cancer? Please know that you are not alone. We understand what it takes and we wanted to take a moment to write and let you know we care. That's why we've created this list of Breast Cancer Caregiver Tips to encourage you on a path of hope and healing.

Why You Should Consider a Breast Cancer Support Group

  • 11 March 2016
  • Author: Tim Ham
  • Number of views: 322
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Joining a Breast Cancer support group has many benefits. After all, friends don't let friends fight alone.

Perhaps you or someone you know is on the fence, and that is completely respectable. But we've found immense value through support groups and we wanted to share a few of the top reasons we've come to love them so very much.
 

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Bosom Buddies, Inc. is a
501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Bosom Buddies of Arizona
11024 N. 28th Drive Suite #200
Phoenix, Arizona 85029 (map)
Phone:  602.265.2776
Information line:  602.231.6648
info@bosombuddies-az.org

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