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How Can I Learn More?

National Organizations and Web Sites National Organizations and Web sites*

Encore Plus Program of the YWCA
Office of Women's Health Initiatives
Telephone: 800-953-7587 or 202-467-0801
Call to find a program in your area.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
Telephone: 800-622-2838 or 202-296-7477
Internet Address: or

National Cancer Institute
Telephone: 800-4-CANCER or 800-422-6237
Internet Address:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Telephone: 1-800-IM AWARE or 800-462-9273
Internet Address:

Y-Me National Breast Cancer Hotline
Telephone: 1-800-221-2141, 1-800-986-9505 (Spanish)
Telephone Number in Chicago: 312-986-8228
Internet Address:

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

Additional American Cancer Society Information

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (Booklet; Code #9440)

A Breast Cancer Journey: Your Personal Guidebook, Second Edition (Book; Code #9538)

Breast Cancer Dictionary (Booklet; Code #4675)

Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines for Patients, Version VI (Booklet; Code #9405.06, also available in Spanish)

Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy (Booklet; Code #4630, Spanish Code #4637)

Caregiving: A Step-By-Step Resource for Caring for the Person with Cancer at Home (Book; Code #9422)

Caring for the Patient with Cancer at Home (Booklet; Code #4656)

For Women Facing Breast Cancer (Booklet; Code #4652)

Sexuality & Cancer: For the Woman Who Has Cancer & Her Partner (Booklet; Code #4657)

American Cancer Society website:

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