Your Breast Cancer Surgery Guide

*Will be in stock late March 2024*

Your Breast Cancer Surgery guide provides patients with the knowledge and training to support shared decision making, safe transitions of care, and optimal recovery from breast cancer surgery. This 56-page guide includes full-color images in full color and meets health literacy guidelines. Each section includes a link to corresponding video content.

Developed by experts from the ACS Patient Education Committee, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), and the Commission on Cancer (CoC), the program discusses:

  • Breast anatomy
  • Imaging and biopsy
  • Breast cancer and staging
  • Breast cancer surgery - including reconstruction
  • Pre- and postoperative preparation
  • Complication prevention (e.g., surgical site infection, deep vein thrombosis, pneumonia, lymphedema, pain management)
  • Chemo/radiation therapy and other treatment
  • Drain care skills education and drain measurement log
  • Exercise program and log
  • Skills checklists
  • Treatment summary and survivorship care plan

The included patient evaluation can be utilized to support quality efforts at your center.

View the program on the ACS website. Read more about how the program was developed: Empowering patients through education: ACS launches Your Breast Cancer Surgery Program | The Bulletin (

Member Pricing: $20/book

Non-Member Pricing: $30/book

A $20.00 per item shipping fee will be added to all orders being shipped outside the US/CAN region.

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