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Health Care Links & Resources

Find out more about breast cancer and breast cancer support by contacting the National Women’s Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (800-994-9662) or the following organizations:


National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service

Phone: (800) 422-6237

Internet Address: http://www.nci.nih.gov_

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American Cancer Society

Phone: (202) 4-CANCER

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

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National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Phone number: 1-888-842-6355 (select option 7),

Internet address:

http://www.cdc.gov___

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National “Get A Mammogram: Do It For Yourself, Do It For Your Family” Campaign

(brochures in English, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Phone Number(s): (800) 4-CANCER (800-422-6237)

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

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Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Phone Number: (800) 462-9273

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

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Medicare’s Web site at: www.medicare.gov

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Breast Cancer Network of Strength  Your Shoes 24/7 Breast Cancer Support: http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/yourshoes.php

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http://www.standup2cancer.org/

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BREASTCANCER.ORG     http://www.breastcancer.org/

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CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/

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Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/search/search

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