A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maryland Holds annual walk to raise money for local and national breast cancer programs. Awards grants to state programs that increase access to quality breast health care. 200 East Joppa Rd, Suite 407, Towson. 410-938-8990 or komenmd.org
The Red Devils Funds services to improve quality of life for breast cancer patients treated at participating hospitals in Maryland and their families. 5820 York Road, Suite 205, Baltimore. 877-643-0202 or the-red-devils.org
Hopewell Cancer Support Helps patients and their families cope with the impact of a diagnosis. Programs include support groups, educational seminars, exercise classes and social activities. 10628 Falls Road, Lutherville. 410-832-2719 or hopewellcancersupport.org
Baltimore City Cancer Program Focuses on early detection, diagnosis, treatment and education, especially for uninsured. Funded through Maryland's Cigarette Restitution Fund Program. Offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings Monday-Friday at UniversityCare at Edmondson Village (410-328- 2273) and UniversityCare at Waxter Center (410-396-1295).
Baltimore County Department of Health Women's Cancer Protection Program Offers free mammograms, clinical breast exams and Pap tests for Maryland residents who are income eligible. Diagnosis and treatment services are also available through the Baltimore County Breast and Cervical Expanded Services Program and the Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Program. 410-887-3432 or baltimorecountymd.gov
Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program Screenings and follow-up for uninsured, low-income women, and public and professional education programs. fha.maryland.gov
Moveable Feast, Inc. Provides meals to women in treatment for breast cancer as well as dependent children and caretakers. 410-327-3420 or mfeast.org
The Jean Steirn Cancer Program Provides free mental health treatment, linkage to support services in the community and transportation to therapy appointments. 410-825-1001 or probonocounseling.org
Ullman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Offers programs supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer. 410-964-0202 or ulmanfund.org
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center 22 S. Greene St., Baltimore (800) 888-8823 or umgcc.org
Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., Baltimore. 410-614-2853. Green Spring Station, 10753 Falls Road, Pavilion II, Suite 145, Lutherville. 410-502-8001. hopkinsmedicine.org.
Sandra and Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center 6701 N. Charles St., Suite 3105, Towson. 443-849-2600 or gbmc.org
Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy 227 St. Paul Place, 5th floor, Baltimore. 410-332-9330 or mdmercy.com. Mercy Medical Center also offers "Be Well, Stay Healthy: A holistic program to treat fatigue among women diagnosed with breast cancer." 410-951-7952.
Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute LifeBridge Health, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. 410-601-4734. Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Northwest Hospital, 5401 Old Court Road, Randallstown. Herman & Walter Samuelson Breast Care Center, Northwest Hospital, 5401 Old Court Road, Randallstown, 410-521-5913 lifebridgehealth.org
The Cancer Institute Breast Center at St. Joseph Medical Center 7601 Osler Drive, Towson. 410-337-1000 or sjmcmd.org
Franklin Square's Breast Center 9000 Franklin Square Drive, Baltimore. Also in Bel Air. 1-877-715-HOPE or franklinsquare.org
The Anne Arundel Medical Center Breast Center Located on second level of the Health Sciences Pavilion at AAMC's Medical Park campus. 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis. 443-481-5300 aahs.org
Saint Agnes Cancer Institute 900 Caton Ave. Baltimore. 410-368-3434 or stagnes.org
Aiello Breast Center at Baltimore Washington Medical Center 203 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie. 410-553-8351 or mybwmc.org
Union Memorial Hospital's Cancer Program 201 East University Parkway, Baltimore. 410-554-2000 or unionmemorial.org
Harbor Hospital breast cancer service 3001 S. Hanover St., Baltimore. 410-350-3200 or harborhospital.org
The Center for Breast Care at Howard County General Hospital 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia. 410-740-7890 or hcgh.org