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    A condition in which there is a malignancy in the tissue of the breast which is characterized by a lump, thickening or other abnormalities. Included is Paget's disease of the nipple, an uncommon type of cancer that forms in or around the nipple and is characterized mild scaling and flaking which may later spread to the areola or other regions of the breast. The disease may also originate in the areola where it resembles eczema, a non-cancerous, itchy rash. Symptoms may include tingling, itching, increased sensitivity, burning and pain. There may also be discharge from the nipple which may appear flattened against the breast. Most people with Paget's disease of the nipple also have underlying breast cancer which may be invasive or confined to the milk ducts.

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    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesTrained breast cancer survivors accompany newly diagnosed breast cancer patients to medical visits and offer support to make sure that questions are asked and answered. This is an advocacy and support program.UlsterBREAST CANCER COMPANION ADVOCATESBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    CLEANING FOR A REASONNational Organization dedicated to providing free house cleaning services for women undergoing cancer treatment. Call for further information.CLEANING FOR A REASONCLEANING FOR A REASON
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesAnnual retreat for women with Metastatic Breast Cancer.UlsterMETASTATIC BREAST CANCER RETREATBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Education/Prevention ServicesEncore does outreach for underinsured and uninsured women for breast cancer education and screenings. SchenectadyENCORE-TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTHYWCA NORTHEASTERN NY
    Health Related ServicesOffers 5 free sessions for women going through breast cancer treatment or suffering from treatment side effects. Any licensed acupuncturist can be included in this program if they will accept the clinic fee.UlsterACUPUNCTURE CLINICSBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesHelpline that offers assistance for free breast cancer support and counseling to anyone with questions or concernsBREAST CARE HELPLINESUSAN G. KOMEN BREAST CARE HELPLINE
    Information/Outreach ServicesEmail news bulletins about breast health issues and breast cancer. Yearly calendar with information on changes to make for risk reduction and a healthier lifestyle.UlsterBCO NEWS/HEALTHY LIFESTYLESBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Information/Referral ServicesTelephone and E-mail Consultations: offers information and referral to callers about breast cancer and related issues including financial, insurance and legal matters. Healthy Lifestyles Calendar: An informational digest focusing on topics and information relevant to health, well-being and disease prevention. Breast Cancer Resource Guide: Online and/or pocket sized guide mailed by request with National and Local resources for medical, financial, legal and other help, including decision aids. Referrals for Financial and Legal Problems: Call for our pocket resource guide and resource list if you are having insurance problems or cannot work because of cancer treatments.UlsterTELEPHONE AND E-MAIL CONSULTATIONSBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Mentoring ServicesOffers individuals the chance to speak with other breast cancer survivors. Also provides resources and support for caregivers, families and spouses of women with breast cancer.UlsterPEER-TO-PEER-MENTORINGBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Speaker/Workshop ServicesOffers a yearly medical conference focusing on breast cancer, as well as offering healthy lifestyle workshops and breast cancer forums throughout the Hudson Valley during the year.UlsterCOMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE CONFERENCEBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Support Group ServicesOffers peer-led support groups monthly for people struggling with breast cancer. Support groups are led by cancer survivors and are monitored by a trained social worker. UlsterBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPSBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Support Group ServicesThrough face-to-face visits or by phone, Reach to Recovery volunteers, all of whom are breast cancer survivors give support and information to current breast cancer patients and their families.AlbanyREACH TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - CAPITAL REGION

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