Resources

The following web resources are known to provide up-to-date and unbiased information. We ask you to beware of materials found on the web that cannot be authenticated. As always, we urge you to communicate with your physician in order to gather information necessary to make informed decisions.

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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Up-to-date breast cancer information and referrals to patient services. http://www.cancer.org
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Berks County Chapter 610-921-2329

BERKS COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY

Local physician information
610-375-6555

BREAST CANCER METS
Provides metastatic breast cancer information and support.
www.bcmets.org

BREAST CANCER.org
www.BreastCancer.org

FOX CHASE CANCER INFORMATION CENTER
1-800-422-6237 – http://www.fccc.edu

JOHNS HOPKINS AVON FOUNDATION BREAST CANCER CENTER
Read answers to questions submitted by women diagnosed with breast cancer in “Ask an Expert”
www.hopkinsbreastcancercenter.org

LIVING BEYOND BREAST CANCER
Offers educational information to women with breast cancer.
1-888-753-LBCC (1-888-753-5222) – www.lbbc.org

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
Provides informational brochures, refers callers to medical centers and clinical trial programs
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) – http://www.cancernet.nci.nih.gov

 

NATIONAL LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK
Publishes monthly newsletter on lymphedema and offers educational materials for purchase
1-800-541-3259 – www.lymphnet.org

PA BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION
AND TREATMENT PROGRAM

FREE Treatment Program? Details

PENNSYLVANIA BREAST CANCER COALITION
1-800-377-8828 – www.pabreastcancer.org

READING HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

610-988-8000 – www.readinghospital.org

ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
610-378-2000 – www.sjmcberks.org

SUSAN LOVE MD WEB SITE
Provides up to date information on breast cancer and women’s health issues – www.susanlove.com

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM
1-800-789-PENN – www.oncolink.upenn.edu

VOICES OF MAMMOSITE
www.VoicesofMammosite.com

YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION
Topics of interest to young women diagnosed with breast cancer
www.youngsurvival.org

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