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More information from your American Cancer Society

The following related information may also be helpful to you. Free copies of these materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or you can read most of them online at

More on checking women for breast cancer

Breast Cancer Early Detection (also in Spanish)

Non-Cancerous Breast Conditions (also in Spanish)

For Women Facing a Breast Biopsy (also in Spanish)

If you or someone you love has breast cancer

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

Breast Cancer Detailed Guide (also in Spanish)

Breast Cancer Overview (shorter and easier to read than the Detailed Guide; also in Spanish)

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer in Men Detailed Guide

Breast Cancer Dictionary (also in Spanish)

Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy (also in Spanish)

Talking With Your Doctor (also 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)
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)

    To find out more about the NBCCEDP, which provides breast and cervical cancer early detection testing for women without coverage for free or at very little cost

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

    Offers current information about breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment as well as information on many other types of cancer

American College of Radiology (ACR)
Toll-free number: 1-800-227-5463

    Offers information on radiology procedures, radiation safety, FAQs. and a radiology glossary in the “Patient and Family Resources” section, as well as an “Accredited Facility Search”

*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 cancer-related information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 12/08/2014
Last Revised: 10/20/2015