Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Helping patients understand their diagnosis

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General Breast Cancer Information

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Breast Cancer Topics (English and Spanish)

NCI Fact Sheets (Breast Cancer section)

Datos para la Vida Komen

American Cancer Society: Overview of Breast Cancer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Basic Information about Cancer

Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Understanding Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen Facts for Life:

ACS: What Causes Breast Cancer?


Online Tutorials and Videos

AstraZeneca E-Learning

Medline Plus

National Cancer Institute Tutorials

National Cancer Institute Tutorials (Spanish)

Susan G. Komen Multimedia Library


Pictures and Medical Illustrations images and illustrations can help patients understand their diagnosis and treatment.


Medical Terms

Susan G. Komen Facts For Life: Medical Vocabulary

Vocabulario médico

Spanish Vocabulary List


This Breast Cancer Resources for Patient Navigators is a mini-site of the Colorado Patient Navigator Program. It is sponsored by the Avon Foundation for Women.