Note: The following directory of online government/nonprofit and commercial websites is provided merely as a reference to users.I Breast Cancer Toll-Free Helplines | Breast Cancer Resources and Support | Imaginis - The Women's Health & Wellness Resource Network

The Women's Health Resource. On the web since 1997.

Breast Cancer Toll-Free Helplines

Note: The following directory of online government/nonprofit and commercial websites is provided merely as a reference to users. Imaginis does not endorse and takes no responsibility whatsoever for the information found on the following websites.

American Cancer Society 1.800.ACS.2345 The ACS is a nationwide (United States) community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. (

Cancer Care Inc. 1.800.813.HOPE (outside North America: 212.302.2400) Call Cancer Care Monday through Thursday between 9:00am and 7:00pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) and on Fridays from 9:00am and 5:00pm Cancer Care provides medical information, definitions of complicated issues and terms, one-to-one counseling over the phone, referrals to services in a user's local area, free educational material, and information about teleconference educational programs and telephone support groups. (

Cancer Research Foundations of America 1.800.227.2732 CRFA is a national non-profit health whose mission is to help prevent cancer through scientific research and education. The CRFA provides information on breast, lung, prostate, colorectal, cervical and skin cancers. (

The Living Beyond Breast Cancer 1.888.753.LBBC (5222) helpline is answered by breast cancer survivors who provide support to women as they deal with their breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, or survival. Breast cancer survivors will answer the helpline on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). At other times, women may leave a message and a breast cancer survivor will return the call within 24 hours. The helpline is meant to offer emotional support to women, not to provide specific medical advice.

Medicare Hotline 1.800.638.6833 The Medicare hotline provides information on the coverage of mammography in helping to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages.

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO)1.800.719.9154 (outside North America: 212.889.0606) The information specialists at NABCO can answer a variety of questions about breast cancer. The NABCO provides detailed individual information packages on breast cancer that may be requested by calling the number above or by emailing the NABCO at (

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service1.800.4.CANCER Call the NCI's Cancer Information Service (CIS) to receive personalized responses to specific questions about cancer. U.S. residents should call the CIS Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to speak with a Cancer Information Specialist. Deaf and hard of hearing callers with TTY equipment may call 1.800.332.8615 (

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 1.800.I'M.AWARE The Komen Foundation Helpline is answered by trained, caring volunteers whose lives have been personally touched by breast cancer. Armed with the latest breast health information, Helpline volunteers are committed to providing timely and accurate information to callers with breast health and breast cancer concerns. Spanish-speaking operators are also available. (

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization 1.800.221.2141 (Spanish: 1.800.986.9505) The Y-ME Hotline is answered by trained peer counselors who are breast cancer survivors The Hotline staff and volunteers are trained and experienced in handling all types of questions related to breast cancer, and are happy to talk with women and men their personal feelings or concerns. (