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American Indian Women's Health Demonstration Project
San Francisco, CA
415-865-0964
Health and wellness education program for Native American women. Yvonne Edwards, Health Educator.

California Women's Law Center
www.cwlc.org
213-637-9900
Published "A Resource Guide for Women with Breast Cancer." This resource guide provides comprehensive, clear and easy to understand information about the legal rights of women with breast cancer and their caretakers.
Celebrating Life Foundation
www.celebratinglife.org
A non-profit organization devoted to educating the African American community and women of color about the risk of breast cancer, to encouraging advancements in the early detection and treatment, and to improving survival rates.
Club-Mets
www.acor.org/club-mets-bc.html
An online, worldwide closed support group for metastatic breast cancer.
The Feminist Majority Foundation Journal Online
www.feminist.org
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.
Jane Cusumano Foundation
chateauwallyfilms.com/breastcancerresources.htm
Established by Chateau Wally Films to honor the last request of writer/director Jane Cusumano, who lost her four-year battle with breast cancer one month after directing a major motion, What Matters Most. Provides information on breast cancer prevention and treatment, funding for diagnostics and treatment to underserved women, and research dollars directed at preventing and curing breast cancer.
Lyon-Martin Women's Health Services
www.lyon-martin.org
San Francisco, CA
415-565-7672
A primary care nonprofit community clinic with the goal of providing quality, affordable, non-judgmental, comprehensive and gynecologic care and health education to Bay Area women.
National Asian Women's Health Organization (NAWHO)
www.nawho.org
San Francisco, CA
415-989-9747
National Latina Health Organization
www.latinahealth.org
Oakland, CA
510-534-1362
National Organizaton For Women (NOW)
www.now.org
202-628-8669 (National Action Center)
National Women's Health Network
www.womenshealthnetwork.org
Washington, DC
202-347-1140
Advocacy organization providing women with health information and monitoring federal legislation to make sure that women's health needs are not overlooked.
San Francisco Department Of Public Health Breast And Cervical Cancer And Health Services
www.dph.sf.ca.us/chn/HlthCtrs/bccs.htm
Breast and Cervical Cancer and Health Services provides information about breast and cervical cancer services in San Francisco. Multi-lingual, multi-cultural Women’s Care Advocates/Navigators provide support, advocacy and education, and assist with clinic appointments for breast and/or cervical cancer screening and follow-up. Women’s health education classes include women’s health, healthy eating, breast
Silent Spring Institute
www.silentspring.org
Seeks to identify the links between the environment and women_s health, especially breast cancer
Women's Cancer Resource Center
www.wcrc.org
Berkeley, CA
510-420-7900 (Hotline); 510-601-4040 (Office); 510-601-4046 (TTY line for the deaf)
Offers information, referral, support, advocacy and other direct services to meet the needs of all women with cancer, particularly the poor, the elderly, women of color and lesbians.
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