Susan G. Komen Resources

Glossary of commonly used terms related to breast cancer:

Questions to Ask Your Doctor (available in English & Spanish):

Comprehensive information about all aspects of breast cancer:

  • 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:

Breast Cancer 101:

What to Expect after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis:

PDF Documents

National resources for breast cancer patients (financial support, support groups, information for male breast cancer patients, etc.):

Questions to ask your doctor 

  • 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.: