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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Phone: (toll-free) 1-888-842-6355
Web site:

The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides information regarding obtaining free or low-cost mammograms or Pap tests; the program also provides information about risks for and early detection of breast and cervical cancers.

CDC's Reproductive Health Information Source
Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates, National Summary and Fertility Clinic Reports
Web site:

This Web site contains the annual reports of the success rates of assisted reproductive technology, as well as information on reproductive health issues.

National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service (CIS)
Phone: (toll-free) 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
TTY Line: 1-800-332-8615
Web site: or

CIS is a service providing accurate, up-to-date information on cancer and related issues (including DES) to patients and their families, health professionals, and the general public.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
P.O. Box 12233
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-541-3345
Web site:

NIEHS defines how environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility, and age interact to affect a person's health. The Web site contains information on DES studies among animals and research findings.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Facts about HRT and Heart Disease:
The PEPI Trial
31 Center Drive
MSC 2480, Room 4A10
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-496-4236
Web site:

You can order a copy of this publication about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and heart disease by phone, through the Web site, or by e-mail.


Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)
Your Medicare Benefits
Women and Medicare—Visiting Your Doctor for a Pap Test, Pelvic Exam, and Clinical Breast Exam
Medicare Preventive Services to Keep You Healthy
Phone: 410-786-3000
Web site:

This Web site includes publications that explain Medicare’s coverage of routine health screenings, as well as additional tests or procedures.


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