Breast Cancer Resources
This booklet on breast cancer discusses symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, emotional issues, and questions to ask the doctor. Includes glossary of terms and other resources.
Spanish: Lo que usted necesita saber sobre el cáncer de seno
A resource about breast cancer discussing treatment, prevention, screening, and clinical trials.
Spanish: Cáncer de seno (mama)
A fact sheet that defines screening mammograms and their advantages and limitations. Lists incidence rates and risk factors for breast cancer.
Spanish Web Version
Information on specific breast conditions and changes, including how these changes are detected, diagnosed and treated. Explains that while most breast changes are not cancer, all breast changes need to be checked by a doctor. Helps women understand the next steps after an abnormal mammogram result, and includes a list of questions to help women talk with their doctor about these issues.
Spanish: Significado de los cambios en los senos: Guía para la salud de la mujer
A fact sheet about the diagnosis and treatment of an uncommon
type of breast cancer, in which the breast becomes red, swollen, and warm.
Spanish: Cáncer inflamatorio de seno
A fact sheet about research on the risk of developing cancer of the breast, cervix, liver, and ovary from the use of oral contraceptives.
Spanish: Las píldoras anticonceptivas y el riesgo de cáncer
Describes surgeries to treat early-stage breast cancer for women
with this type of cancer.
Spanish: Opciones de cirugía para mujeres con CDIS o con cáncer de seno
A fact sheet that describes the action, risks, benefits, and side effects of tamoxifen, a drug that interrupts the estrogen hormone connection to breast cancer.
Spanish: Terapia hormonal para el cáncer de seno
A fact sheet that explains types of adjuvant therapies (treatment
given in addition to primary therapy), discusses side effects, risks, and benefits
of adjuvant therapy.
Spanish: Terapias adyuvantes y neoadyuvantes para el cáncer de seno