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Translated Komen Educational Materials

 

We are pleased to present a new easy-to-use search tool to find free PDFs of Susan G. Komen educational materials available in a variety of languages. The materials are written in plain language and are culturally appropriate. Each material is tailored to the audience it is trying to reach. To find a material, select a language and then view the available materials within the different categories.  An image and description of each material is also included.  Check back often, as we will continue to update this page with new educational materials. Also, you can find many of these materials and other resources available for purchase from www.ShopKomen.com.

 

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American Sign Language 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

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Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness Video in American Sign Language

View our new DVD, Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness in American Sign Language. This DVD contains six videos. One highlights the four key messages of breast self-awareness: know your risk of breast cancer, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. In the breast self-awareness video, there are specific action items associated with each message to help you take charge of your health. Illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider are also included. This video also recaps the history of Susan G. Komen® and the impact Komen has made since its inception. 

Additionally, "A Survivor's Story" is included on this DVD. This series consists of five short supplemental videos that feature a deaf survivor, Regina, and her husband, Scot. They talk about their experiences dealing with her breast cancer. Their story spans the breast cancer continuum from finding Regina's breast cancer, the financial decisions they had to make, her treatment and entering into a clinical trial, as well as the importance of early detection and Scot's experiences as a co-survivor. Each video in this series is under three minutes long.

The DVD, containing all six videos, is available for sale at ShopKomen. Item number KOMEED203000. 

Click here to watch the videos in American Sign Language  

Arabic 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness (Arabic) 
(Arabic with subtitles) 

Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness Video in American Sign Language – 2013

View our new DVD, Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness in American Sign Language. This DVD contains six videos. One highlights the four key messages of breast self-awareness: know your risk of breast cancer, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. In the breast self-awareness video, there are specific action items associated with each message to help you take charge of your health. Illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider are also included. This video also recaps the history of Susan G. Komen® and the impact Komen has made since its inception.

Additionally, "A Survivor's Story" is included on this DVD. This series consists of five short supplemental videos that feature a deaf survivor, Regina, and her husband, Scot. They talk about their experiences dealing with her breast cancer. Their story spans the breast cancer continuum from finding Regina's breast cancer, the financial decisions they had to make, her treatment and entering into a clinical trial, as well as the importance of early detection and Scot's experiences as a co-survivor. Each video in this series is under three minutes long.

The DVD, containing all six videos, is available for sale at ShopKomen. Item number KOMEED203000.

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Breast Health: What Every Woman Should Know

This booklet covers topics about common breast changes, risk factors, screening and diagnostic tests, types and stages of breast cancer, treatment and support for breast cancer survivors. It guides the reader to better understand her breasts and her breast health. A resource section and glossary are included.

Bengali 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

bengali_thumbnailBreast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S., this card in Bengali highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Burmese 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

burmese_thumbnail Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S., this card in Burmese highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Cambodian 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Cherokee 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Cherokee BSABreast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S, this card in Cherokee highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Mammography

Adapted for the Cherokee Nation population of Tulsa, Oklahoma, this card provides powerful information on tumor size in comparison to common coin sizes as it relates to the frequency of mammography. The card also features common questions and answers regarding mammography.

Chinese - Simplified 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Videos - Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness in Chinese for the U.S. and China

Each video in Simplified Chinese highlight the four topics of breast self-awareness – know your risk, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. They also include illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider. These messages can be used to increase awareness and empower people to take action. These videos also recap the history of Susan G. Komen and the impact Komen has made since its inception. Two videos were specifically developed for use in the U.S. and two specifically developed for use in China. Each video is in Simplified Chinese with or without subtitle options.
 

Click here to view the Chinese videos developed for the U.S.  

Click here to view the Chinese videos developed for China
 
Chinese - Traditional 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Videos - Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness in Chinese for the U.S. and China

Each video in Traditional Chinese highlight the four topics of breast self-awareness – know your risk, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. They also include illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider. These messages can be used to increase awareness and empower people to take action. These videos also recap the history of Susan G. Komen and the impact Komen has made since its inception.
Three videos were specifically developed for use in the U.S. and two specifically developed for use in China. Each video is in Traditional Chinese with or without subtitle options and one with English subtitles.
 

Click here to view the Chinese videos developed for the U.S.  

Click here to view the Chinese videos developed for China
 
French 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Georgian 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card  

Written for use in Georgia or the United States. This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

German 
Categories: General Awareness | Miscellaneous
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness-Card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Miscellaneous

Breast Cancer Has No Borders 

Written for use in Germany or the United States. A tri-fold brochure for an international audience. It effectively communicates that breast cancer is a global disease by citing global statistics and uses of images of women from around the world. This educational material can be used in countries with limited access to health care.

Greek 
Categories: General Awareness | Early Detection and Screening
General Awareness

Breast Health Basics 

This flyer provides general facts about breast cancer. It emphasizes lifestyle choices, risk factors and breast cancer statistics that appeal to young women.

Early Detection and Screening

Mammography  

This card compares relative tumor sizes to common coin sizes and the frequency of a screening mammogram. It also answers common questions regarding mammography.

Hebrew 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness-Card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Hindi 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness (Hindi) 
(Hindi with subtitles) 

View our newly updated videos on our Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness DVD highlighting the four key messages of breast self-awareness: know your risk of breast cancer, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. There are specific action items associated with each message to help you take charge of your health. Illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider are included. These messages can be used to increase awareness and empower people to take action. These videos also recap the history of Susan G. Komen and the impact Komen has made since its inception. The DVD includes content in English, Spanish, Arabic and Hindi (each language has a subtitle option). The DVD is available for sale at ShopKomen. Item number KOMEED202000.

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Hmong 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness  

Developed for use in the U.S, this card in Hmong highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

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 Breast Health: Learn The Facts 

Developed for use in the U.S, this brochure in Hmong provides Komen's breast self-awareness messages related to risk, screening for breast cancer, knowing what is normal for you and making healthy lifestyle choices. This brochure is nice complement to the Hmong Breast Self-Awareness Messages Card and is meant to empower women with the knowledge to make informed choices about their health.

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Hungarian 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness
Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S, this card in Hungarian highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

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Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

Developed for use in Hungary, this card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. Additional information about a program administered by the Ministry of Health is also included. 
Indonesian 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Italian 
Categories: General Awareness | Miscellaneous
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Miscellaneous

Breast Cancer Has No Borders 

Written for use in Italy or the United States. A tri-fold brochure for an international audience. It effectively communicates that breast cancer is a global disease by citing global statistics and uses of images of women from around the world. This educational material can be used in countries with limited access to health care.

Japanese 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Korean 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Lao 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

lao_thumbnailBreast Self-Awareness Messages card 

Developed for use in the U.S., this card in Lao highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness -- know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Navajo 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Mammography 

Adapted for the Navajo population of New Mexico, this card provides powerful information on tumor size in comparison to common coin sizes as it relates to the frequency of mammography. The card also features common questions and answers regarding mammography.

Nepali 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

nepali_thumbnail Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S, this card in Nepali highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Portuguese 
Categories: After Treatment | Early Detection and Screening | Risk Factors and Prevention | Specific Populations | Support | Treatment
After Treatment

Sexualidade e intimidade
(Sexuality and Intimacy)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses issues related to sexuality and intimacy for breast cancer survivors.

Early Detection and Screening

Métodos para Imagem da Mama
(Breast Imaging Methods)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet explains the purpose and technical aspects of different breast imaging procedures

Risk Factors and Prevention

Mastectomia Profilática
(Prophylactic Mastectomy)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses issues about prophylactic mastectomy.

Como os Hormônios Afetam o Câncer de Mama
(How Hormones Affect Breast Cancer)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet explains and discusses the association between hormones and breast cancer tumor growth.

Genética e o Câncer de Mama
(Genetics & Breast Cancer)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet explains the relationship between genetic mutations and the development of breast cancer.

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet Fatores de Risco do Câncer de Mama
(Breast Cancer Risk Factors)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet identifies and describes known risk factors for breast cancer.

Levando uma vida saudável
(Healthy Living)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Specific Populations

Câncer de Mama em Homens
(Breast Cancer in Men)

 Written for use in Brazil. Provides an overview of breast cancer in men.

Support

Conversando Com Seu Parceiro
(Talking with Your Partner)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses how to talk to your partner about your diagnosis of breast cancer.

Conseguindo o Apoio Que Você Precisa
(Getting the Support You Need)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses how to get the social support you need.

 Conversando Com Seus Filhos
(Talking with Your Children)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses how to talk to your children about your diagnosis of breast cancer.

Treatment

Tomando decisões sobre o seu tratamento
(Making Treatment Decisions)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet presents important steps to help you make treatment decisions.

Cirurgia Mamária
(Breast Surgery)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet presents the types of breast cancer surgery and discusses the side effects from each.

Reconstrução e Prótese Mamária
(Breast Reconstruction and Prosthesis)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses reconstruction options and breast prosthesis.

Vocabulário Médico
(Medical Vocabulary)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet provides a guide to frequently used breast cancer terms.

Quimioterapia e efeitos colaterais
(Chemotherapy and Side Effects)

Developed for use in Brazil, this fact sheet discusses all aspects of chemotherapy, including side effects and ways for managing them.

Punjabi 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness in Punjabi 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Russian 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Take Charge: Older Women and Breast Cancer 

Developed for use in the U.S., this booklet emphasizes our breast self-awareness messages- know your risk, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. Targeted for older women, this booklet uses large print and culturally appropriate graphics.

Russ We're Taking Care of Our Lives 

Developed for use in the U.S., this tri-fold brochure provides awareness messages and general facts about breast cancer for young Russian women. Personal stories and images of young breast cancer survivors are effective in delivering information about breast cancer to young women. This brochure is ideal for outreach activities for young women.

Spanish 
Categories: After Treatment | Diagnosis | Early Detection and Screening | General Awareness | Miscellaneous | Risk Factors and Prevention | Specific Populations | Support | Treatment

El seguimiento
(Follow-up)

Describes the next steps after breast cancer treatment is completed

Linfedema
(Lymphedema)

Defines and discusses issues related to lymphedema

Si el cáncer de seno reaparece
(If Breast Cancer Returns)

Discusses physical and emotional issues related to the recurrence of breast cancer

Sexualidad e intimidad
(Sexuality and Intimacy)

Discusses issues related to sexuality and intimacy for breast cancer survivors

Su Vida Después del Cáncer del Seno del Cáncer del Seno
(Your Life After Breast Cancer)

Written at the 4th-5th grade reading level, this colorful bilingual booklet is geared towards the Hispanic/Latina breast cancer survivor and her family members. This booklet addresses methods for coping after a breast cancer diagnosis, your children's needs and what your partner may be going through. Personal quotes, space to jot down notes and resources are also provided.

Terapias integrantes y complementarias
(Integrative and Complementary Therapies)

Describes various types of integrative and complementary therapies.

Vida después del tratamiento
(Life After Treatment)

Describes the emotional and physical effects of treatment.

Acerca del linfedema (hinchazón del brazo)
(About Lymphedema)

Questions regarding the risk of developing lymphedema, precautions to avoid lymphedema and the treatment of lymphedema.

Diagnosis  

Cáncer inflamatorio de seno
(Inflammatory Breast Cancer)

Defines inflammatory breast cancer and discusses symptoms and treatment.

Enfermedad de Paget del pezón
(Paget's Disease of the Nipple)

Discusses the process of growth and the spread of breast cancer.

Tipos de cáncer de seno
(Types of Breast Cancer Tumors)

Describes warning signs and treatment options.

Factores de pronóstico
(Prognostic Factors)

Provides a guide to factors that determine a person's chances for surviving breast cancer.

La biopsia
(Biopsy)

Discusses the role of biopsy in the diagnosis of breast cancer and explains the different types of biopsies.

Cuando el diagnóstico es cáncer-generalidades
(When the Diagnosis is Cancer: An Overview)

Provides an overview of the treatment process after diagnosis.

Ganglios linfáticos axilares
(Axillary Lymph Nodes)

Explains the relationship between the axillary nodes and treatment of breast cancer.

Cancer de seno triple negativo
(Triple Negative Breast Cancer)

Defines the disease, explains who gets it, how it is unique, treatment options and current research.

Cuando se diagnostica cáncer de seno
(When Breast Cancer is Diagnosed)

Questions regarding diagnostic testing, types of breast cancer and prognostic factors.

Biopsia del seno
(About Breast Biopsy)

Questions regarding different biopsy options, the biopsy procedure and aftereffects of the biopsy.

Early Detection and Screening 

Las calcificaciones en el seno
(Breast Calcifications)

Explains the types of calcifications that may be seen on a mammogram

Detección del cáncer de seno
(Breast Cancer Detection)

Explains the importance of early detection and specific methods of detection.

Mamografía
(Mammography)

Presents recommendations and the steps for getting a mammogram.

Métodos de imagen del seno
(Breast Imaging Methods)

Explains the purpose and technical aspects of different breast imaging procedures.

Mamografía
(Mammography card)

This card compares relative tumor sizes to common coin sizes and the frequency of a screening mammogram. It also answers common questions regarding mammography.

General Awareness  

Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness (Spanish) 
(Spanish with subtitles) 

View our newly updated videos on our Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Breast Self-Awareness DVD highlighting the four key messages of breast self-awareness: know your risk of breast cancer, get screened, know what is normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices. There are specific action items associated with each message to help you take charge of your health. Illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider are included. These messages can be used to increase awareness and empower people to take action. These videos also recap the history of Susan G. Komen and the impact Komen has made since its inception. The DVD includes content in English, Spanish, Arabic and Hindi (each language has a subtitle option). The DVD is available for sale at ShopKomen. Item number KOMEED202000.

El cuidado de sus senos
(Your Breast Care: Helpful Hints for Women)

This booklet helps Hispanic/Latina women understand the important messages of breast self-awareness and become familiar with the eight warning signs of breast cancer with the use of pictures and limited words.

La verdad sobre el cáncer de seno
(Breast Cancer Facts)

Presents what is currently known about breast cancer.

¿Qué es el cáncer de seno?
(What is Breast Cancer?)

Explains the process of normal breast cells turning into cancer cells.

Enfermedades benignas del seno
(Benign Breast Conditions)

Describes fibrocystic changes and other benign breast conditions and explains their relationships to breast cancer.

Cuando usted descubre una masa
(When you Discover a Lump or Change)

Presents an overview of what happens after a lump or change is found.

Conceptos básicos: sobre la salud del seno
(Breast Health Basics)

This flyer provides general facts about breast cancer. It emphasizes lifestyle choices, risk factors and breast cancer statistics that appeal to young women.

BreastHealthBook-SP.jpgBreast Health: Learn the Facts
(Breast Health: Learn the Facts)

This brochure provides health education messages that include four topics related to taking charge of your breast health. Messages are related to risk, screening for breast cancer, knowing what is normal for you and making healthy lifestyle choices.

Breast Self-Awareness Messages in Spanish
(Breast Self-Awareness Messages card)

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Large Print Breast Self-Awareness Card
(Large Print Breast Self-Awareness Card)

This card uses large print, highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Tome Acción: Las mujeres mayores y el cáncer de seno
(Take Charge: Older Women and Breast Cancer)

This booklet emphasizes breast self-awareness to include topics about knowing your risk, getting screened, knowing what's normal for you and making healthy lifestyle choices.

La Salud de sus Senos: Lo que Usted Debe Saber sobre
(Breast Health: What Every Woman Should Know)

This booklet covers topics about common breast changes, risk factors, screening and diagnostic tests, types and stages of breast cancer, treatment and support for breast cancer survivors. It guides the reader to better understand her breasts and her breast health. A resource section and glossary are included.

Tú eres una joven que se mantiene activa
(Take Care of Yourself booklet)

This booklet is an ideal resource for younger women interested in learning more about breast cancer.  Susan G. Komen's breast self-awareness messages are provided as well as statistics related to breast cancer in young women. Illustrations that represent the eight warning signs of breast cancer that should be reported to a health care provider and personal stories of young breast cancer survivors are also included.

 Estamos Cuidando Nuestras Vidas(We're Taking Care of Our Lives: Young Women Talk About Breast Cancer Tri-fold brochure)

Created for use in the United States. Provides awareness messages and general facts about breast cancer. Personal stories and images of young breast cancer survivors are effective in delivering information about breast cancer to young women.

 Tienes toda una vida por delante. ¡Cuídate!
(Take Care of Yourself Poster)

All women are at risk for breast cancer regardless of age. This poster reaches out to young women about breast self-awareness..

El cáncer de seno — Lo que necesito saber
(What I Need to Know about Breast Cancer)

This booklet, written at a 4th grade reading level, addresses some common myths about breast cancer. The booklet also addresses the importance of breast self-awareness and early detection.

Si encuentra una masa o algún cambio en sus senos
(If You Find a Lump in Your Breast)

Questions regarding mammography, ultrasound, biopsy, cyst aspiration and non-cancerous breast conditions.

Mamografía
(Mammography)

Information about preparing for a mammogram, insurance coverage, mammography results and next steps if an abnormality is detected.

Miscellaneous  

Recursos para el cáncer de seno
(Breast Cancer Resources)

Provides a list of places and ways to find more information on breast cancer

News for the Cure
(News for the Cure)

The news-style videos cover many topics and highlight people who have become empowered to manage their breast cancer and have survived. The videos also show doctors working to ensure quality care for all, as well as energized researchers working to find cures.

El cáncer de seno no tiene fronteras
(Breast Cancer Has No Borders)

Written for use in Latin America or the United States. A tri-fold brochure for an international audience. It effectively communicates that breast cancer is a global disease by citing global statistics and uses of images of women from around the world. This educational material can be used in countries with limited access to health care.

Risk Factors and Prevention  

Mastectomía profiláctica
( Prophylactic Mastectomy)

Discusses issues about prophylactic mastectomy

Cómo afectan las hormonas al cáncer de seno
(How Hormones Affect Breast Cancer)

Explains and discusses the association between hormones and breast cancer tumor growth.

La genética y el cáncer de seno
(Genetics & Breast Cancer)

Explains the relationship between genetic mutations and the development of breast cancer.

Factores de riesgo del cáncer de seno
(Breast Cancer Risk Factors)

Identifies and describes known risk factors for breast cancer.

Vivir saludablemente
(Healthy Living)

Discusses the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.

La densidad de los senosLa densidad de los senos
(Breast Density) 

This card offers questions to ask your doctor regarding breast density.

Los genes y el riesgo heredado de contraer cáncer de seno
(Genes and Inherited Breast Cancer)

Questions regarding genetic counseling/testing, benefits and risks of genetic testing, insurance coverage, confidentiality issues and options for women at a greater risk for breast cancer.

La densidad de los senos
(Breast Density)

This fact sheet describes breast density, why it is important and the challenges related to screening women with dense breasts.

Specific Populations  

El cáncer de seno durante el embarazo
(Breast Cancer in Pregnancy)

Discusses common concerns and questions of many women and possible treatment options during pregnancy.

Las mujeres con discapacidades
(Women with Disabilities)

Discusses barriers to screening and ways to overcome them.

Cáncer de seno en los hombres
(Breast Cancer in Men)

Provides an overview of breast cancer in men.

Personas homosexuales, bisexuales y transexuales
(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender)

Presents breast health issues relevant to this population.

Mujeres jóvenes y el cáncer de seno
(Young Women and Breast Cancer)

Provides an overview of breast cancer in young women.

Diferencias raciales y étnicas
(Racial and Ethnic Differences)

Describes differences in screening and detection among racial and ethnic groups as well as incidence and mortality rates in the U.S.

Los hombres pueden desarrollar cáncer de seno.
(Men Can Get Breast Cancer: Find Out More About It)

Breast cancer in men is rare and is not often discussed. This brochure provides awareness messages and general facts about breast cancer in men.

Support  

Cuidados al final de la vida
(End of Life Care)

Discusses palliative care, hospice and quality of life after treatment is stopped.

Cómo enfrentar el diagnóstico de cáncer
(Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis)

Presents an overview of the emotional aspects of a breast cancer diagnosis.

Hablar con su compañero
(Talking with Your Partner)

Discusses how to talk to your partner about your diagnosis of breast cancer.

Conseguir el apoyo que necesita
(Getting the Support You Need)

Discusses how to get the social support you need.

Hablar con sus hijos
(Talking with Your Children)

Discusses how to talk to your children about your diagnosis of breast cancer.

Al hablar con su doctor
(Talking with Your Doctor)

Describes how to communicate more effectively with your health care providers.

Para sentirse mejor durante su tratamiento contra el cáncer de seno
(Feel Better During Treatment)

An introduction to integrative and complementary therapies. This booklet talks about ways these therapies can help cancer patients as they go through standard medical treatment and recovery.

Si alguno de sus seres queridos tiene cáncer de seno, usted es una persona que sobrevive con él o ella
(If Someone You Love Has Breast Cancer)

Suggestions on how to help someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as questions regarding the emotional and physical effects of breast cancer.

Treatment  

Cancer De Seno MetastasicoCáncer de seno metastásico
(Metastatic Breast Cancer)

Defines metastatic breast cancer and describes types of treatment and management of fatigue and pain.

 

 

El cáncer de seno metastásico
(Metastatic Breast Cancer)

Defines metastatic breast cancer and describes types of treatment and management of fatigue and pain.

Inhibidores de aromatasa
(Aromatase Inhibitors)

Provides a brief description and explains the different types of aromatase inhibitors.

Los Estudios ClínicosLos estudios clínicos
(Clinical Trials)

Presented are questions to ask your doctor regarding participating in a clinical trial.

Terapias dirigidas
(Targeted Therapies)

Explains various types and how targeted therapies work.

Estudios clínicos
(Clinical Trials)

Describes the process through which drugs and treatments enter clinical trials and how one joins a clinical research trial.

Tamoxifen
(Tamoxifen)

Discusses the use of tamoxifen as a hormone therapy.

Carcinoma ductal in situ
(Ductal Carcinoma in Situ)

Defines ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and describes treatment options.

Opciones de tratamiento-generalidades
(Treatment Choices An Overview)

Describes different treatments for breast cancer, along with tips for making treatment decisions.

Tomando las decisiones sobre el tratamiento
(Making Treatment Decisions)

Presents important steps to help you make treatment decisions.

Terapia hormonal
(Hormone Therapy)

Describes hormone therapy and the various classes of drugs used.

Cirugía de cáncer de seno
(Breast Cancer Surgery)

Presents the types of breast cancer surgery and discusses the side effects from each.

Reconstrucción del seno y prótesis
(Breast Reconstruction and Prosthesis)

Discusses reconstruction options and breast prosthesis.

Investigación actual de medicamentos y tratamientos
(Current Research on Drugs and Treatment)

Discusses and describes new areas of drug and treatment research.

Dieta y nutrición durante el tratamiento
(Diet and Nutrition During Treatment)

Provides nutrition information important during breast cancer treatment and recovery.

Indice
(Medical Vocabulary)

Provides a guide to frequently used breast cancer terms.

La radioterapia-enfrentando los efectos secundarios
(Radiation Therapy and Side Effects)

Discusses all aspects of radiation therapy and associated side effects.

La quimioterapia y los efectos secundarios
(Chemotherapy and Side Effects)

Discusses all aspects of chemotherapy, including side effects and ways for managing them.

Acerca de las opciones de tratamiento
(About Treatment Choices)

Questions regarding different treatment options, breast reconstruction and clinical trials.

Antes de la cirugía del seno
(Before Breast Surgery)

Questions pertaining to the surgery (including hospital stay and length), as well as questions pertaining to reconstruction, recovery and post-surgery restrictions.

Después de la cirugía del seno
(After Breast Surgery)

Questions pertaining to recovery, follow-up care and lymphedema.

Acerca de la cirugía reconstructiva del seno
(About Reconstructive Surgery)

Questions about reconstructive surgery, insurance issues and possible side effects.

Acerca de la quimioterapia contra el cáncer de seno
(About Breast Cancer Chemotherapy)

Questions regarding chemotherapy treatment.

Acerca de la radioterapia
(About Radiation Therapy)

Questions regarding radiation treatment.

Acerca de la terapia hormonal
(About Hormone Therapy)

Questions regarding hormone therapy.

Tagalog 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

nepali_thumbnail Breast Self-Awareness Messages card

Developed for use in the U.S, this card in Tagalog highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Turkish 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Vietnamese 
Categories: General Awareness
General Awareness

Breast Self-Awareness Messages card 

This card highlights the four topics of breast self-awareness — know your risk, get screened, know what's normal for you and make healthy lifestyle choices.