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Additional resources for breast cancer

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

National organizations and websites*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Offers current information about breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment as well as information on other types of cancer, as well as information for the family and children of people with cancer

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Website: www.nccn.org

    Made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, the NCCN develops guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. Some of these guidelines, including one on breast cancer, are available in versions for patients as well. Also provides online information on other topics to help patients, caregivers, and families make informed decisions about cancer care.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Toll-free number: 1-877-465-6636
Website: www.komen.org

    Offers information on breast health and breast cancer; tools, including videos and quizzes; and referrals to support groups. Some written materials in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Korean

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC INFO)
Website: www.cdc.gov

    To find out more about the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), which provides breast and cervical cancer early detection testing to women without health insurance for free or at very little cost

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org


Last Medical Review: 09/25/2014
Last Revised: 02/22/2016