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FAQ - Breast Cancer
There are many questions on this topic. This site provides information
that applies to a general audience....
FAQ - Screening Mammograms
Using a mammogram, it is possible to detect a tumor that cannot be
felt. This site answers questions about screening mammogra...
Ask NOAH About: Breast Cancer
A comprehensive listing of breast cancer related resources
for the consumer. Information is offered in both Spanish and Engli...
Breast and Cervical Cancers Publications
A list of publications on breast and cervical cancers, available from
the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Nationa...
Breast Cancer and Mammography Facts
Site provides breast cancer data online as well as information on
obtaining additional information. CancerMail contains only ...
Breast Cancer-Related Projects
The National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (NCEH) is involved in several studie...
Cancer News on the Net - Breast Cancer Links
Links to information on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment for
patients and their families. This site is maintained by Can...
CancerNet provides online access to information on cancer treatment
(for health professionals and for patients), supportive c...
Clinical Alert: Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer - Tamoxifen Update
Recent results from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel
Project (NSABP) Protocol B-14, that evaluated 5 years ve...
High-Quality Mammography: Information for Referring Providers--Quick Reference
Guide for Clinicians
This Quick Reference Guide is directed to the physician or other health
care provider who is responsible for referring women ...
Improving Imaging Methods for Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
For breast cancer screening, high-quality mammography, an X-ray technique
to visualize the internal structure of the breast, ...
Lifetime Probability of Breast Cancer in American Women
A report from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that about
1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast ...
Mammography Facilities Must Meet Quality Standards
The Food and Drug Administration has published interim final regulations
intended to ensure that all mammography done in the ...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Patient Information on Breast Cancer
A new resource from the National Cancer Institute offering breast
cancer information on treatment quality of life, detection ...
Studies Under Way To Assess Environmental Exposures and Risk of Breast Cancer
While some of the regional variation in breast cancer death rates
may be due to differences in the prevalence of known breast...
Things To Know About Quality Mammograms, A Woman's Guide
This is the consumer version of the Clinical Practice Guideline on
quality determinants of mammography. It defines screening...
Women's Health Initiative
The WHI is one of the largest preventive studies of its kind in the
United States. The WHI will focus on the major causes of ...
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) was originally established as the
American Society for the Control of Cancer in 1913, and ...
Cancer Information Service, National Cancer Institute
The Cancer Information Service (CIS) is a nationwide network of 19
regional field offices supported by the National Cancer In...
International Cancer Information Center, National Cancer Institute
The International Cancer Information Center (ICIC) was established
in 1984 to disseminate cancer research information useful ...
National Action Plan on Breast Cancer, Office on Women's Health, U.S. Public
The mission of the National Action Plan on Breast Cancer (NAPBC) is
to speed progress toward eradicating breast cancer. A cri...
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
The National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO) is a
network of 375 breast cancer organizations which provides...
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and
The mission of the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
is to provide national leadership, through science and ser...
Office of Cancer Communications, National Cancer Institute
Requests for cancer information, posed by patients, the general public,
and health professionals are answered by the Public ...
Office of Minority and Women's Health, Bureau of Primary Health Care
The Office of Minority and Women's Health (OMWH) is a staff-run office
of the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), establis...
Office of Women's Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
One of eleven divisions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
the Office of Women's Health seek to address issue...
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health, Department of Health
and Human Services
The U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health (PHS OWH)
is the focal point for women's health activities within t...
Women's Health Initiative, Office of Research on Women's Health, National
Institutes of Health
The National Institute's of Health Women's Health Initiative (WHI)
is one of the largest preventive studies of its kind in th...
Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
The Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization is a nonprofit organization
that provides information and ongoing peer support ...