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  • Resource Guide for Breast Cancer

    RESOURCES

    Phone:1-800-ACS-2345

    Internet Address: http://www.cancer.org/

    Description of services provided:The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, a breast care helpline, news and research resources, online forums for patients, and an outlet for family and caregivers to exchange thoughts and messages. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers.

    RESOURCES

    Internet address: http://www.networkofstrength.org/

    Description of services provided:Network of Strength offers educational articles to help patients make informed decisions about their cancer care. The site also has peer counselors, who are available 24/7.

    RESOURCES

    Phone:1-800-4-CANCER

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

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

    RESOURCES

    Phone:1-800-465-6636

    Internet address: http://ww5.komen.org/

    Description of services provided:This site offers support for people diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as for their loved ones. Visitors will also find information on research and grants. The foundation sponsors “Race for the Cure” to fund breast cancer research.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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