Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

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To learn more about breast cancer early detection

More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

Breast Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Breast Cancer Dictionary (also available in Spanish)

Breast Cancer in Men

Is Abortion Linked to Breast Cancer?

DES Exposure: Questions and Answers

For Women Facing a Breast Biopsy

Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know

Mammograms and Other Breast Imaging Procedures

Medicines to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Non-cancerous Breast Conditions (also available in Spanish)

National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)

    Information about the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

    General breast cancer information

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

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

Last Medical Review: 09/10/2014
Last Revised: 08/19/2015