Susan G. Komen Resources

Glossary of commonly used terms related to breast cancer: http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/Glossary.html

Questions to Ask Your Doctor (available in English & Spanish): http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/QuestionstoAsktheDoctorPDFDownloads.html

Comprehensive information about all aspects of breast cancer: http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/KomenEducationalMaterials.html

  • Breast self awareness
  • Understanding breast cancer
  • Risk factors & risk reduction
  • Screening & detection
  • Diagnoses
  • Treatment
  • Living with breast cancer & survivorship
  • Coping with breast cancer
  • Information for specific populations

Translated materials: http://ww5.komen.org/translations.html

Videos
Breast Cancer 101: http://ww5.komen.org/bsl_kbc/en/kbc_01_01a.htm

What to Expect after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis: http://ww3.komen.org/Flashviewer/flowchart/index.htm

PDF Documents

National resources for breast cancer patients (financial support, support groups, information for male breast cancer patients, etc.): http://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/_Komen/Content/About_Breast_Cancer/Tools_and_Resources/Fact_Sheets_and_Breast_Self_Awareness_Cards/BreastCancerResources.pdf

Questions to ask your doctor http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/QuestionstoAsktheDoctorPDFDownloads.html 

  • Breast density
  • Clinical trials
  • Metastatic breast cancer
  • If you find a lump in your breast
  • When breast cancer is diagnosed
  • Breast biopsy
  • Treatment choices
  • Before breast surgery
  • After breast surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Hormone therapy
  • Lymphedema
  • If someone you love has breast cancer
  • Mammography
  • Genes & inherited breast cancer

Most commonly encountered aspects of the disease, from axillary lymph nodes to breast cancer prognosis to healthy living to disparities among LGBTQ communities, etc.: http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/KomenEducationalMaterials.html#Facts-for-Life-Fact-Sheets