Understanding Breast Cancer

March 30, 2000

Making sense of the complex world of breast cancer can be overwhelming. Whether you are facing a personal diagnosis or that of a friend or loved one, there are many steps you can take to help you better understand the many faces of this disease.

Learn about your personal risk and ways to take an active role in your breast health.

Read about being a survivor, or offering support to a breast cancer survivor.

Click here to use an interactive tutorial to better understand the development of breast cancer, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment options.

Find local resources available to assist you. Becoming informed and empowered is the first step in battling this disease.

Learn about the new Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Education Toolkit for the Hispanic and Latino Community. Click here for the release with more information.