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This section outlines the many options available and information about reconstructing breasts following mastectomy.

Books

Breast Reconstruction Guidebook
This comprehensive resource, written by author Kathy Steligo, presents all the information that women need to make informed decisions about reconstruction in a clear and easy-to-read manner.

Other Websites

Your Rights After A Mastectomy...Women's Health & Cancer Rights Act of 1998
This site is sponsored by the US Department of Labor and describes in detail your right to insurance coverage of reconstruction after mastectomy.

My Hope Chest
This nonprofit organization provides financial support for women to undergo reconstruction after mastectomy.

Patient Advocate Foundation
A national nonprofit organization that serves as an active liaison between patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job discrimination and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys.

Cancer Legal Resource Center
The CLRC is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles. The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues.

Medicare Rights Center
The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered