Additional Resources

Online


  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure is "the largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures."
    1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
  • The American Cancer Society is "dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives, and reducing suffering through research, education, advocacy and service."
    1-800-ACS-2345
  • The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service provides "cancer information and resources to patients, the public and health care providers."
    1-800-4-CANCER
  • Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization "ensures through information, empowerment, and peer support that no one faces breast cancer alone."
    1-800-221-2141 (English), 1-800-986-9505 (Spanish)
    www.y-me.org
  • In Your Community


  • Jackson Health System Taylor Breast Health Center is "a comprehensive breast imaging and care center." Contact for more information about getting a mammogram and other health services.
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    1611 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136
    (305)585-7410
  • Contact the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine NeighborhoodHELP office for more information about free and reduced cost health care services, not limited to breast health.
    (305)919-4594
  • The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program is “a special program for women 50-64 years old to receive breast and cervical cancer screenings. These services are provided through a partnership with primary care physicians and community hospitals. Services are free if you are: uninsured, between the ages of 50-64, have not been screened in the past year and meet financial eligibility criteria.” For more information please visit https://www.dadehealth.org/women/WOMENscreen.asp or call (305) 470-5634
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