Cancer Hotlines & Support Groups
Local breast support groups in communities nationwide (and around the world) are invaluable for making up-close and personal contact.
For others breast cancer survivors, the go-to source is still the telephone, with someone at the end of the line providing information and the necessary emotional support to help keep up the fight.
Got a quick question? Need advice? Information hotlines are there with compassionate volunteers and trained counselors to help.
International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education
ICARE is a non-profit organization which provides cancer information
to each patient as well as their physician on an on-going, and person-to-person
Self help for women with breast or ovarian cancers with a national hotline to call.
G. Komen Breast Care Helpline
Compassionate volunteers offer support and answer questions at
1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) Monday
- Friday, 9AM-4:30PM Central Standard Time. TDD and se habla español.
National Breast Cancer Hotline
Features trained counselors who are breast cancer survivors. They have
special counselors for family members. Twenty four hours a day - seven
days a week!
For women ages 65 or older information on Medicare's coverage of
mammograms is available through the Medicare Hotline at 1-800 MEDICARE.
Cancer Society - Information Service
The site is a mine of useful information. If you need the personal touch,
they have a toll free number. Available only during business hours.