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Below you will find our Los Angeles County Breast Health Resource Guide, 6th Edition, which has been divided into sections by chapter.  To view a chapter online, click the corresponding link below.  To save this file to your computer, right click the link and choose "Save Target As..."

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Page #
Chapter Description
6-14 Early Detection
  • FAQs About Early Detection
  • Three-Step Approach to Breast Cancer Early Detection
  • FAQs About Breast Self-Examination
  • FAQs About Clinical Breast Exam
  • FAQs About Mammography
  • Breast Health Information Resources
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnostic Programs
  • Other Low and No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnostic Resources
  • MQSA Certified Mammography Facilities
15-25 Treatment
  • Treatment Options
  • Questions to Ask About Treatment
  • Questions to Ask Regarding Surgery
  • Treatment Information Resources
  • Low Cost Medication
  • Second Opinions
  • Low and No-Cost Breast Cancer Treatment Resources
  • Cancer Centers
  • Questions to Ask Regarding Cancer Centers
  • Cancer Center Resources
  • Cancer Center Referrals
  • Clinical Trials
  • Questions to Ask About Clinical Trials
  • Clinical Trial Referrals
26-27 Breast Reconstruction
  • Types of Breast Reconstruction
  • Questions to Ask About Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Resources
28-37 Prostheses-Bras-Wigs-Hats
  • Questions to Ask About Prostheses and Bras
  • Prostheses, Bras, Hats and Wigs Resources
  • Prostheses and Wigs Bank
38-42 Lymphedema
  • FAQs About Lymphedema
  • Lymphedema Resources
43-45 Home Health Care
  • Questions to Ask About Home Health Care
  • Home Health Care Resources
  • Medical Equipment
  • Questions to Ask About Medical Equipment
  • Medical Equipment Resources
46-47 Hospice
  • Questions to Ask About Hospice
  • Hospice Referral Resources
48-51 Insurance and Legal Resources
  • Questions to Ask About Your Insurance
  • Insurance Resources
  • Legal Resources
52-65 Advocacy, Education and Information
  • Advocacy, Education and Information Resources
  • Cancer Survivor Resources
  • Internet Resources
  • Free Publication Resources
66-72 Support Services and Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Support Group Referrals
  • Counseling
  • Questions to Ask About Counseling
73-76 Translation and Interpretation Services
  • Interpretation
  • Questions to Ask About Interpretation Services
  • Utilizing an Interpreter Effectively
  • Interpretation and Translation Resources
77-79 Transportation Resources
80-89 Additional Services
  • Food Resources
  • Housing and Shelter Resources
  • Public Benefits and Financial Resources
  • Utility Discounts
90-99 Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness
  • 12 Ways to Improve Your Overall Health and Reduce Your Cancer Risk
  • Healthy Eating
  • Dietary Guidelines
  • Nutrition Resources
  • Fitness and Exercise
  • Physical Activity Programs
  • Wellness Resources
  • Smoking Cessation Programs
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs and Referrals
  • Weight Control Programs
100-104 Low and No-Cost Cervical Cancer Screening
  • FAQs About Pelvic Examinations and Pap Tests
  • Low & No-Cost Cervical Cancer Screening Resources
  • Low & No-Cost Cervical Cancer Screening Referrals
  • Low & No-Cost Cervical Cancer Treatment Resources
105-111 Glossary of Terms


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