We make a variety of breast cancer education and awareness materials available to you for your personal reference, to share with loved ones, or to distribute at breast health events and other appropriate opportunities. Educational resources address topics specific to gender, age and lifestyle needs and are available in multiple languages.
If you are looking for a specific topic or language that is not listed on that page, or if you are in need of one of our printed resources, please email info@KomenPhiladelphia.org or call 215-238-8900.
Risk Factors Brochure
Did you know… most women who get breast cancer have no family history of the disease, nor do they have BRCA1 or BRCA 2 gene mutation. So what does contribute to a higher risk? Read through our Risk Factors Brochure to learn more about the facts and myths, as well as what affects your risk of getting breast cancer:
Breast Density Overview
Women with high breast density have a higher risk of breast cancer. But what exactly does that mean and what precautions can you take if you have higher than average breast density. Read our Facts for Life: Breast Density flyer to learn more about what you can do, how to talk to you doctor and legislature in the pipeline to created standards for patient reports addressing breast density.
Making Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
A helpful resource for anyone facing a breast cancer diagnosis for the first or subsequent times. Download, print and take this document to your appointments to help you organize your thoughts and ask the questions you may not of thought of.
Racial and Ethnic Differences
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. However, the rates of getting and dying from breast cancer differ among ethnic groups. Read our Racial and Ethnic Differences brochure to understand more about this important topic.
Breast Cancer 101 Materials are available in the following languages
For your convenience, most materials are available as PDFs to download, print and share on the Susan G. Komen national website.
- American Sign Language
- Chinese – Simplified
- Chinese – Traditional
Male Breast Cancer
- Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too—Find Out More About It. Download our Male Breast Cancer Brochure.