The Breast Center at Providence Hospital is a state-of-the art facility staffed by specially trained physicians and other caregivers from multiple specialties who are experts in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Numerous resources are engaged to provide every patient with holistic care in a spiritually centered setting. Our emphasis is on the timely evaluation of the problem, rapid diagnosis and an optimal course of individualized treatment for women and men with breast disease.

 
     
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Support Services

American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
1-800-227-2345 (1-800-ACS-2345)
Provides free, written information on breast cancer, support group information and referral to Reach to Recovery program. 

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Provides free, written information on all aspects of breast cancer

BreastCancer.org
www.breastcancer.org
Breast cancer information, facts, statistics, symptoms, treatment, early detection, mammography screening and breast cancer research.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
www.komen.org
1-800-IM-AWARE (1-800-422-6237)

African-American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA)
www.geocities.com/aabcaine
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
This organization provides education to African-American women on breast health, early detection and breast cancer support groups. 

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
www.y-me.org
1-800-221-2141 (24-hour English hotline)
1-800-986-9505 (24-hour Spanish hotline)
Provides support and counseling through a 24 hour hotline.  Trained volunteers, who have had breast cancer, are matched by background and experience to callers whenever possible.  

OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS

  • Providence "Breast" Friends Volunteer Breast Cancer Survivors Group
  • "Breast" Friends Breast Cancer Outreach Fund
  • American Cancer Society
OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES
  • Spiritual support
  • Social services
  • Prosthetics (bras, wigs, etc)
  • Resource library in the Breast Center
  • Camp Bluebird
 
     
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