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Resource Guide for Breast Cancer

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone:
1-800-422-6237

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided:
This site provides comprehensive information on all types of cancer, including breast cancer, statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Phone:
1-800-I’M- AWARE (1-800-462-9273)

Internet address:
http://www.komen.org/
http://www.breastcancerinfo.org

Description of services provided:
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation provides information about breast cancer, a breast care help-line, news and research resources, and online forums for patients, family, and caregivers to exchange thoughts. This foundation also sponsors the “Race for the Cure” to fund breast cancer research.

Y- Me National Breast Cancer Organization

Address:
212 W. Van Buren, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone:
1-312-986-8338 (National Headquarters)
1-800-221-2141 (English)
1-800-986-9505 (Spanish)

Internet address:
http://www.y-me.org/

Description of services provided:
Here you will find educational information on breast cancer in both Spanish and English, Spanish and English 24– hour phone hotlines, news, and advocacy



Last reviewed February 2003 by John Erban, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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