October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Find expert advice and resources for prevention, risk assessment and treatment

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve put together prevention, risk and treatment information to help all the special women out there: wives, daughters, grandmothers and the women you love.

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Breast Cancer
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Breast Cancer: Prevention, Treatment and Survivorship
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Young Adults with Cancer – Let’s Chat
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Breast Cancer: An Overview
Breast Cancer Prevention
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
The Role of Ethnicity and Race in Breast Cancer Risk
Breast Cancer Care & Treatment
Male Breast Cancer

Risk assessment

Quiz: What’s Your Breast Cancer Risk

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More information

American Cancer Society
Breast Net
National Breast Cancer Coalition
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Susan G. Komen Foundation

Ask our oncology nurses

We are here to help you get the cancer information you need. Please contact Cleveland Clinic Cancer Answer Line at 866.223.8100. Two oncology Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) and their staff provide information and answer questions about cancer. The Cancer Answer Line operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. You don’t need to be a Cleveland Clinic patient to use this service!

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