Northern California Cancer Center www.nccc.org
Cancer Information Service: 1.800.4CANCER
Cancer info for hearing impaired: 1.800.332.8615
This is a great resource with plenty of links to other organizations.
National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov
A public health program within the federal government's Department of Health and Human Services, which offers information about breast cancer research and programs and grants
Avon Breast Cancer Three-Day Walk www.breastcancer3day.org
This is a 4-year-old 60-mile fundraiser walk from San Jose to San Francisco, which took place in July this year.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation www.breastcancerinfo.org
San Francisco Bay Area affiliate: 415.677.2222 www.sfkomen.org
This group funds national grants, education and screening and treatment projects to fight breast cancer. It also runs the Race for the Cure, the world's largest 5K run/walk series, which has raised $240 million since it started in 1982. The next race is in October.
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