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The 10 Spot

Sep 30, 2010 05:00PM ● By Style

To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve collected the following resources to help you or a loved one in your courageous fight.

  1. Necessities Bag Sacramento provides reusable totes filled with guidance and supplies for preparing for a mastectomy.
  2. Order free booklets and brochures including Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer and Your Guide to the Breast Cancer Pathology Report, by visiting
  3. Northern California Breast Cancer Network of Strength Affiliate offers “Open Door” meetings and discussions on various breast cancer topics.
  4. Share experiences at Sutter Roseville Medical Center’s “Women With Breast Cancer” support group. For details, call 916-781-1634.
  5. YourShoes 24/7 Breast Cancer Support Center is a toll-free hotline staffed by breast cancer survivors. 800-221-2141.
  6. Marshall Medical Center’s breast cancer support group –“Hooters” – is led by breast cancer survivors and meets monthly in Placerville. Call 530-672-7050 for details.
  7. American Cancer Society and Pantene Pro-V Beautiful Lengths campaign can provide free wigs. Call 877-227-1596.
  8. Visit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure online forum at to share your stories.
  9. The Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment. 800-227-2345.
  10. The Mercy Foundation offers free Breast Cancer Resource Binders to women who have been newly diagnosed. 916-851-2081.