Breast Cancer Education



breast_cancerThe Center for a Healthy Maryland is proud to be a first-time recipient of a 2011 grant from the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

The goal of this project, entitled, Teaching Providers, Reaching Women, is to create a toolkit and educational program for primary care providers in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, addressing the breast cancer screening needs of all patients and the continuing health and screening needs of breast cancer survivors.

Below you will find links to the Teaching Providers, Reaching Women toolkit contents.

Teaching Providers, Reaching Women Toolkit Resources:

For the Provider:

Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations at Average Risk
Breast Screening Schedule
Breast Imaging Modalities
Biopsy Guide
Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling Flyer
Referring Guidelines for Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessments
Potential Long-Term and Late Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments Chart
Algorithm for Long-Term Follow-Up Chart
Long-Term Follow-Up of Breast Cancer Survivors: Breast Cancer Treatment Summary
Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012

For the Patient:

Baltimore City and Baltimore County Free Screening Program Flyer
Breast Self Awareness Shower Card
Freedom to Screen Program Flyer
Be Well, Stay Healthy Flyer
Breast Imaging Methods Flyer
Mammography Flyer
Breast Cancer Risk Factors Flyer
Genetics and Breast Cancer Flyer
Chemotherapy and Side Effects Flyer
What to Know: ASCO’s Guideline on Follow-Up Care for Breast Cancer
Follow Up Flyer
Integrative and Complementary Therapies Flyer
Diet and Nutrition During Treatment Flyer
Healthy Living Flyer
Medical Vocabulary Flyer
Breast Health Resources Flyer

For more information, contact Shayna Banfield, ext. 3341