Breast Cancer and Survivorship Resources

The American Cancer Society
Visit: http://www.cancer.org

Information and Resources:

ACS National Cancer Society Information Center ~ Nationwide help line that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are there to answer calls from cancer patients and their family and friends who have questions about cancer. Call 1-800-ACS-2345

“I Can Cope” Program ~ Educational program for people fighting cancer, either personally or as a caregiver. Offers peer support, coping skills and information.

“Look Good…Feel Better” Program ~ Free service to women which teaches them beauty techniques to help them enhance appearance and self-image through their treatment.

Reach to Recovery ~ Trained volunteers that work to support and comfort patients before, during and after breast cancer treatment.

Cancer Survivors Network ~ A free support on the web for survivors and their loved ones. A great way for connecting with other survivors and sharing personal stories and resources.

Ways to Get Involved:

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer ~ A “move-along-athon” to promote breast cancer and to raise funds for breast cancer research and programs.

Relay for Life ~ Annual overnight activity to celebrate survivorship, remembering those who lost their lives and to raise money to fight against cancer.

Additional Resources:

From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Find out if you are eligible for free or low-cost mammograms. Call listed number below, or visit: http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/

Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Division of Family Health Services
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A13
Tallahassee, FL 32399–1723
(800) 451-2229



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