Allyn Rose, the first Sports Illustrated model to be photographed post prophylactic mastectomy, founded this incredible organization to provide extensive resources for previvors, survivors, and everyone in between.
The Previvor's Mission:
The Previvor Foundation is a team of previvors, survivors, caretakers, business owners and physicians, dedicated to providing you with comprehensive information regarding your choices for mastectomy and reconstruction, genetic testing, as well as provide access to the essential items needed for a smooth recovery.
The Breasties is the first all-inclusive nonprofit organization that creates community for survivors, previvors, thrivers, and carevivors.
The Breasties Mission:
The Breasties is the first all-inclusive nonprofit organization that creates community for survivors, previvors, thrivers, and carevivors, impacted by breast and gynecologic cancers. We’re on a mission to empower through connection, free events, and trusted resources, and to fund research for metastatic breast cancer.
Elissa Brown founded Polite Tumor after being diagnosed with breast cancer at 31. Polite Tumor offers $5000 grants to young adults (under 40) in Colorado diagnosed with breast cancer. Check with your medical provider or nurse navigator to see if you’re eligible.
Polite Tumor's Mission:
Polite Tumor’s mission is to provide financial assistance to young adults under 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. When financial assistance comes with strings attached, the message is “we know what you need more than you know what you need.” Polite Tumor challenges that model. What we know is that cancer is expensive, that every person’s needs are different, and that no one can foresee the financial obstacles that will be thrown their way. We’re giving this community the opportunity to look beyond their diagnosis and their treatment, we’re providing the freedom to heal – however they define it.