The Breast Center
FAQs for New Patients
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Q. Are there any patient or family support programs?
Yes. Call 1-800-966-2619 and you will be connected to a specialist, counselor, navigator or other resource person who can assist you.
Q. Are there any free materials or resources for cancer patients?
Yes. Call 1-816-584-8227, ext. 26, or log on to: http://patientresource.net/place-order.aspx.
Q. What are the cancer screening and prevention processes?
- Clinical trials that may help reduce your risk of certain types of cancer
- Genetic counseling for individuals (and/or their families) who are at high risk of developing cancer
- Screening guidelines (colorectal, skin, oral, mammography, etc.)
- Educational programs, town meetings, and classes that focus on educating the general community about screening guidelines, accessing care and early detection and treatment for cancer
- Alternative therapies and wellness programs, including weight management and dietary guidelines for cancer prevention
Q. What’s next? What are my options for post-cancer treatment?