BREAST CANCER GENERAL INFORMATION
Websites and Books
- Breast Cancer Topic Overview
Search Healthwise® Knowledgebase within your UCSF MyChart account. Call 415-353-8400 to have a direct link sent to you.
- Emmi Solutions Breast Cancer Treatment Options
User friendly, engaging online tool available to UCSF Breast Care Center patients. Call 415-353-8400 or email us to arrange to have a link sent to you.
- UCSF Patient Education
Scroll down to Breast Cancer.
Most articles available in English and Spanish.
- American Cancer Society
All About Breast Cancer
- National Cancer Institute
Breast Cancer Home Page
Provides personalized information and subsequent updates about research, treatment options, relevant clinical trials. Summarizes research articles (and provides full text).
- Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
Available online and in most bookstores.
- Aftershock! What to do when the doctor gives you – or someone you love – a devastating diagnosis
Written by Jessie Gruman, PhD
- "What Do I Tell the Kids?"
Part of the Cancer Support Community’s Frankly Speaking About Cancer series of books. You can order the free book or download the PDF.
- The Empowered Patient
A book by Julia Hallisy with hundreds of life-saving facts, action steps and strategies you need to know.
A national campaign with the vision that all patients and their loved ones have free access to the tools and the resources they need to be fully informed and participating members of their health care teams.