Breast Cancer News, Research and Information Links
About Breast Cancer- This site, part of the about.com network, provides a wide range of information on breast cancer, including risk factors and treatments, and hundred of links to related sites.
Advanced Breast Cancer – A website solely dedicated to the needs of people living with metastatic breast cancer.
Addiitonally, the Count Us, Know Us, Join Us program on the home page allows people to show they care about issues related to advanced and metastatic breast cancer.
As the world focuses on raising awareness of breast cancer this October, let’s not forget to show our support for those living with advanced breaset cancer, or for those who have passed. We hope to have 3,500 people “Be Counted” in October. This is an estimate of the number of people who will be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in the USA this month.
breastcancer.org – a complete resource for breast health information and support.
Breast Cancer News – This pay-for-use website offers an online newsletter, has links to the latest breast cancer articles from medical journals and newspapers, and an archive with 1800+ other cancer related news items. Also includes support group locations, glossary of common cancer terms, and the latest
BreastCancerTrials.org (BCT) is a non-profit service that encourages individuals affected by breast cancer to consider clinical trials as a routine option for care.
The California Breast Cancer Research Program – This program is responsible for administering funding for breast cancer research in the State of California.
Cancer.Net – Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
CellReconstruct – This website is an information source for a new technique in reconstructive surgery available today in Europe. Cell-enriched breast reconstruction is a unique option that allows you to use your fat tissue and your naturally occurring, fat-derived regenerative cells to reconstruct your breast. This procedure is a part of the field of regenerative medicine, harnessing and focusing on the body’s natural healing mechanisms.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Network – This website increases the understanding of metastatic breast cancer and encourages research into therapies that will stop or at least slow the metastatic process.
OncoLink: Breast Cancer – University of Pennsylvania Cancer center website offers information on breast cancer prevention, risks, treatment, support, and more.
www.sharecancersupport.org – SHARE: Self-Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on July 1, 2010 the launch of the National and State-run high risk pools known as Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIP). Texas PCIP will be administered by the U.S. Department of HHS and will provide a new health coverage option for Americans who have been unable to obtain health coverage because of a pre-existing health condition. The coverage requires that you have been uninsured for at least six months, have been unable to get health coverage because of a health condition, and are a U.S. citizen or are residing in the United States legally. Information can be obtained at the National website www.HealthCare.gov or the Texas website www.txhealthpool.org.