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Posted by medconsumers on January 1, 2000

Adjuvant therapy decision aid for breast cancer patients.
Read our take on this free service   PREDICT
Fills an enormous gap in treatment information needed by women whose breast cancer has spread (metastasized) to the brain.

Annie Appleseed Project
Information about complimentary, alternative, natural therapies for people with cancer.

Breast Cancer Action
A critical take on breast cancer treatment and policy decisions.

Cancer Treament
For summaries of the latest treatments for cancer complied by the National Cancer Institute. this Web Site also has a wide variety of other information, such as a registry of cancer-related trials and a directory of physicians, geneticists and genetic counselors.

Mammography Pamphlet for Informed Decision-Making
Excellent 2009 pamphlet from the Nordic Cochrane Centre is the first to provide women with balanced information about mammography screening.

Mesothelioma Web
Two comprehensive sites on asbestos and mesothelioma, providing information and support to those who have been exposed to asbestos.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
A coalition of grassroots advocacy groups working to eradicate breast cancer. See advocacy training conferences, legislative accomplishments, free breast cancer information, and position statements.
Pleural mesothelioma is a rare cancer that develops in the lungs. It is almost solely caused by exposure to asbestos, which was used in everything in children’s toys, house-hold insulation, and naval carriers. This Web site has information about symptoms, treatment options, and steps to take after a diagnosis.
Susan Love, MD, American women’s favorite breast surgeon, provides a wealth of information about breast cancer.

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