To Use A-Z Breast Cancer - This is where you'll
find information on copyright, reprints, privacy, terms and
conditions, users agreement and other legal information.
Cancer Organizations - These groups provide support,
advocacy and information. Many are involved in research and
fund raising efforts. A good starting point to find out what
Breast Cancer is and what's being done about it.
Cancer Related Lymphedema - Lymphedema is a swelling
- usually arms or legs -caused by a blockage of lymph circulation.
Not uncommon after breast cancer surgery, there are treatments
available to reduce the discomfort.
Cancer Statistics - For treatment decisions,
pure research or just out of curiosity, the numbers on these
sites tell the breast cancer story. Remember that statistics
are averages - they cannot predict the course of any one person's
de mama - Estos sitios proporcionan a la información
sobre cáncer de pecho en Español.
- The pros, cons, and the side effects - it's time to demystify
these options so you can make rational decisions.
Trials - Clinical trial are a way to access the newest
drugs available. They are in the research stage and may have
restrictions. These are experimental drugs and treatments -
read about them and talk to your doctor. You may want to become
News - These are the current breast cancer issues as
reported in the international news media.
& Nutrition - Proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals
that keep you healthy or make you sick. Links to sites about
good diet and nutrition and how what you eat can affect you
chances of getting breast cancer or healing if you've already
Tools - Fine needle aspiration and excisional
biopsy, diagnostic workup, abnormal screening, large core needle
biopsy,aspiration... What does all this mean? These links will
help clarify the procedures that breast cancer diagnosis uses.
a Loss - Links to sites that help with the details of
wills and other financial and emotional preparations that are
important to anyone facing a terminal diagnosis.
- Breast cancer is a family disease. These sites are
for and about you and your significant others.
doctors - Looking for a qualified oncologists or surgeon
in your area? Try the searches on these sites to locate a specialist
by geographical area and specialty.
resources - The Internet is full of places that offer
free resources, services and samples of breast cancer products.
These links will lead you to a wealth of free tools and information.
for Community Action and Education - Funds are available
to help set up programs for community outreach and breast cancer
awareness and education.
- What you need to know if there is cancer on your mother's
or father's side of the family.
- Toll free phone numbers for information or just someone to
talk to. Breast Cancer Hotlines give support to newly diagnosed
or long term survivors.
Breast Cancer - Inflammatory Breast Cancer is an aggressive
type that accounts for 1-4% of all cases. Learning the symptoms
can help you to get an accurate diagnosis and the right treatments.
and Breast Cancer - Women are not the only ones who
get this disease. Although much less common in men, breast cancer
tends to be misdiagnosed or caught in later stages when it is
harder to treat.
and Scares, or Real Risks? - Environmental concerns
and other risk reports are gathered here. Some of the myths
are well established but just don't hold up to scientific study.
Find out which rumors to worry about and which ones you can
treatments - Sites dealing with herbal, alternative
and complementary medical treatments for Breast Cancer. Some
good information, but be careful!
Assistance - Grants and Funding - There are many groups
-- including pharmaceutical companies -- that offer financial
assistance to breast cancer patients.
& Breast Cancer - Links to information on breast
cancer, pregnancy, resources to help in planning and decision
making. Pregnancies can increase or decrease your personal breast
- From radical surgery to exercise, these sites explain
what can be done to help avoid breast cancer.
- Links to mostly non-commercial sites that discuss using, not
using, or how to make your own prosthetics after breast surgery.
- It happens. These sites tell what it means and what to do
if it happens to you.
- Breast cancer surgery may be a simple biopsy, lumpectomy,
a mastectomy or reconstruction after a breast is removed. Knowing
more about your options helps you to make the decision that
is right for you.
- Support & Stories - Resources and support
groups galore. Inspiration from those who've walked the walk.
Some sites are inspirational and others deal with survivor's
of Color - A list of resources and information that
addresses the concerns of women of color -- for the African-American
and minority women with breast cancer and those who care about