Breast Cancer – Resources

At the Breast Center, we know that information is one of the most important tools in the battle against breast cancer. We recommend the books, readings, and multimedia resources in this list for women wanting to take practical steps for breast health, as well as those coping with breast cancer. When you or your family needs to know more about breast cancer, these resources can help.


Breast Cancer Prevention: Types of Screening, Britton B. Lott, MD

Cancer Risk and Dense Breast Tissue, Kelly A. Johnson, MD

Dense Breast Screening, Danna F. Grear, MD

What You Should Know About Hereditary Breast Cancer, Danna F. Grear, MD

Who Should Consider a Breast MRI Screening? Steven Harms, MD

A Celebration of Life: Rising Above Breast Cancer


End the Confusion: Breast Cancer Screening Whiteboard 

What is 3D Mammography?

Moving Beyond Breast Cancer

Fighting for our Future

Videos in the library:

WomenStories DVD series – order here

Will Mom Be OK? Families Talk About Breast Cancer

You Are Not Alone: An Intimate Discussion with Six Young Breast Cancer Survivors

Beyond Flowers: What to Say or Do When Someone You Know Has Breast Cancer

Making Informed Decisions:Testing and Management for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Breast Cancer: Your Guide to Early Detection

Cancer Clinical Trials


The Breast Test Book: A Woman’s Guide to Mammography and Beyond by Connie Jones, MD. This book is designed to answer patients questions and educate them on mammography and breast imaging test. It is up-to-date information. 

Be A Survivor: Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment by Vladimir Lange. Combines the latest medical knowledge from experts in the field with words of wisdom from survivors.

Diagnosis Cancer: Your Guide Through the First Few Months by Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD. Dr. Wendy Schlessel is a cancer survivor. This book is easy to understand and is a thorough guide for those newly diagnosed with cancer.

Breast Cancer and Reconstruction Options by Kathy Steligo

Stand by Her: Breast Cancer Guide for Men by John W. Anderson. A man’s guide to women’s breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Husband: A Guide to Breast Cancer for Husbands, Sons, and Other Men by Marc Silver.

Fact sheets

Talking to Your Children about your Breast Cancer

La Salud de los Senos y Usted

Cancer del Seno – Spanish-language guides to breast cancer

Genetic Testing

Related Articles


Breast MRI 

Breast Health

Pamphlets (click to download PDF)

Breast Health related web sites

Breast Health
Breast MRI
Dense Breast Screening
Risk Assessment
Breast Biopsy

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