Breast Cancer Resources

List of resources on the Web where you can get more information on breast cancer :-

American Cancer Society
This site provides information to patients on cancer treatment, early detection and prevention, as well as information on a variety of services available to cancer patients and their families.

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
AICR has information about cancer prevention, particularly concerning diet and nutrition. The site offers research updates, recipes, and free brochures and publications.

Cancer 411
Cancer 411 represents the combined efforts of two organizations: The Rory Foundation and The Joyce Foundation. Their goal is to put cancer patients, their families, and doctors in touch with the critical information they need as quickly as possible, through articles, Webcasts, listings of clinical trials, and other information.

Cancer Net
This site offers the most current information from the National Cancer Institute, including statistical data, treatment options, and clinical trials information.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
This organization fights to eradicate breast cancer by funding national grants, education, and screening and treatment programs. Its site offers information about breast cancer and Komen fundraising events throughout the U.S.

People Living With Cancer/ASCO
This site offers information to cancer patients, families, and health care professionals, including disease summaries, news stories, events, and discussions on most major cancers.

Sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania, OncoLink is a comprehensive, well-organized source of cancer information for patients and health care professionals.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
Y-ME’s site includes general information about breast cancer for women and men who have the disease, as well as their family members and loved ones. Some of the information is also available in Spanish.

From: The National Cancer Institute

As published in Reader’s Digest

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