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    Susan G. Komen is a trusted source of breast cancer information. This section contains several of our downloadable educational materials. For a list of all of our educational materials, please visit ShopKomen.com.

    Facts for Life

    Provides basic and easy-to-understand facts about breast cancer in downloadable PDF format. Topics range from early detection, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment to support. Order fact sheets.

    Monograph: Women's Information Needs Assessment

    The findings of a nationwide assessment of women's needs about breast health and breast cancer information are reported in this monograph. The study includes women who never have had cancer and breast cancer survivors, young women (20-39) and women of color (40+), and health care providers. Read the findings (PDF) 

    Questions to Ask the Doctor About Breast Cancer

    The Questions to Ask the Doctor About Breast Cancer series includes 14 topic cards on a variety of breast cancer issues. Each card contains pertinent questions to discuss with your doctor regarding a specific breast cancer topic. These topic cards are a valuable tool for women who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer, who may be too overwhelmed to even know where to begin to start gathering information.

    Additional cards are available in packages of 100 on a single topic or can be ordered as a complete set within our Shop Komen. These topic cards are also available in Spanish.


    Susan G. Komen for the Cure® educational materials are developed using the latest research on breast cancer. We strive to produce materials that are easily understood by people of different cultural backgrounds. To achieve this, we focus test our materials to ensure the content and images are appropriate for the intended audience. Each of our materials can be purchased in packaged sets or downloaded for free as a PDF at ShopKomen.com. To view the wide variety of educational materials we have to offer, please visit www.ShopKomen.com.


    Updated October 2, 2013

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