Breast Cancer Overview

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More information about breast cancer

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 Detailed Guide (also in Spanish)

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Bone Metastasis

Breast Cancer Dictionary (also in Spanish)

Breast Cancer: Early Detection (also in Spanish)

Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy (also in Spanish)

Chemo Brain

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

DES Exposure: Questions and Answers

Exercises After Breast Surgery (also in Spanish)

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Is Abortion Linked to Breast Cancer?

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Lymphedema: What Every Woman With Breast Cancer Should Know

Mammograms and Other Breast Imaging Procedures

Medicines to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Non-cancerous Breast Conditions (also in Spanish)

Pregnancy and Breast Cancer

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (also in Spanish)

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

When Cancer Doesn't Go Away

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Where to Find Hair Loss Accessories and Breast Cancer Products

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and websites*

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

National Breast Cancer Coalition
Toll-free number: 1-800-622-2838
Web site:

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

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Toll-free number: 1-877-465-6636
Web site:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636
Web site:

*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

Last Medical Review: 09/17/2013
Last Revised: 01/31/2014