Breast Cancer DIY

...created by women with breast cancer, for women and men with breast cancer!

Resources & Links

Regional Cancer Sites - By State

We constantly find new sites that are really great -
 If you are in Colorado check these 2 sites out.
http://www,breastcancercolorado.org
http://www.coloradocancercoalition.org

ANNUAL SCREENING/MAMMOGRAM:

Early Detection Screening: Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Breast examination:
Mammography -
OncologyChannel

http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/mammography/index.shtml

health-care provider -  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/doctors-breast-exam
Overview -   WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/overview-risks-breast-cancer


Free Mammograms: State of California: Every Woman Counts
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cancerdetection/Pages/default.aspx
Screening/Mammography
: OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/symptoms.shtml#screen
Thermal Imaging: Norther Arizona Thermal Imaging
http://www.nazthermal.com/
Do breast implants interfere with mammograms? 

MayoClinic.com
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-implants/AN00419 
Breast Implant Center
http://www.breastimplantscenter.com/breast-implants-and-mammograms.html 
Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/testing/ask_expert/question_07.jsp
Search Internet for Mobile Mammograms in your area:
"Mobile Mammograms, ______" (type in your area) or click here



also:
  Financial: Medical Assistance

 

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BIOLOGICAL THERAPY:

BREAST BIOPSY:

Biopsy: 
Diagnotic Techniques: Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/diagnostic/biopsy.php 
Stereographic Biopsy: radiologyinfo.org
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=breastbixr&bhcp=1

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BREAST CANCER:


Breast Anatomy:  OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/breastanatomy.shtml

Breast Basics:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/understanding-breast-cancer-basics


Breast Facts: 
ABC News/Health OnCall

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/OnCallPlus/

Assoc. of Cancer Online Resources- All types of cancer info.
http://acor.org/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/lrn/lrn_0.asp

http://www.breastcancer.org/

NewYork Presbyterian 
http://nyp.org/services/oncology/breast-cancer.html
OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/index.shtml

Meredith health guide
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/breast_cancer/article_em.htm

Healia.com
http://healia.com/healthguide/breast-cancer/

 

Breast Cancer and your Immune System:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/immune/boost.jsp
Breast Cancer Topics: 
National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast/


Breast Cancer Guide: 

MedlinePlus
http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v%3Aproject=medlineplus&query=Breast+Cancer 

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
http://www.blochcancer.org/


Ethnic Cancer:
Ancestry

Family Health Issues/About BC/After Treatment: 
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Images of Breast Cancer:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/pictures/

Lesbian Cancer Issues: 
American Cancer Society
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
MautnerProject.org
http://www.mautnerproject.org/health_information/Consumer_Info/Cancer/index.html
Making Decisions While Emotional: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/decisionmaking.php
Menopause & Breast Cancer:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/menopausal/ask_expert/2008_08/

Metastatic Breast Cancer: MBCN
http://www.mbcnetwork.org/page.aspx?nm=mainpage

Minority Women's Health:  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://www.4women.gov/minority/asianamerican/index.cfm 
Also see:  Ethnic Cancer/Ancestry-National Origin

Oprah Winfrey: Breast Cancer Topics:
http://www.oprah.com/search.jsp?query=Breast+Cancer+topics

Prevention + Genetic Causes:  National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancer_information/prevention/

Spanish Breast Cancer Information: NOAH-Health.org
http://www.noah-health.org/

Staging:  OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/staging.shtml

Staging + Illustrations:  Cancer.net
http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Breast+Cancer

Teen Breast Cancer Risk Topics:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/search.jsp?terms=teen+breast+cancer

 

Types of Cancer/Discussions:  MedHelp
http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/121
Types of Cancer:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/diagnosis/types/index.php
Types of Cancer:  Metastatic   Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/search/results.php?cx=014321497452182633414%
3Axmpjnv7h71q&cof=FORID%3A11&q=Metastic#930

Woman’s Health Care Forum:   WomensHealthCareForum
http://www.womenshealthcareforum.com/breastcancer.cfmCancer

 

Cancer in General - Understanding Cancer

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-tomczek/cancer-advice_b_1628266.html


 

 

Canadian Breast Cancer Services:

Alberta Health Services: Alberta Cancer Board
Breast Cancer Society of Canada:
http://www.bcsc.ca/
Canadian Cancer Society:
http://www.cancer.ca/Saskatchewan.aspx?sc_lang=en
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation:
http://www.cbcf.org/
Canadian Breast Cancer Network:
http://www.cbcn.ca/


 Article of Interest:
How Breast Cancer Changed My Life: Oprah Magazine
Blood Test Helps Docs Assess Breast Cancer Treatment
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/964879.html

New Genes, New Hope: You're Unique!
http://www.mamm.com/highlights.php?&year=2008&qbackid=47fa2db88642e37a_99906&qbacktitl=March/April%202008&seq=1 
An Inspiring Personal Journey:  Shin N./Singapore
http://shinscancerblog.blogspot.com/
Confusing Risk Information:
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/news/breast_cancer_treatment_choices08.shtml


    Video:
Christina Applegate (TV: Samantha Who?) 
Inspiring interview & video on her breast cancer journey:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=5606034&page=1

 


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CANCER PATIENTS TRANSPORTATION:

Please See Financial: Transportation Assistance

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CAREGIVERS:

Caring for the Caregiver:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/caringforcaregiver.php

Dealing with Stress:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/stress.php


Husband Tips:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/husbands.php


Husbands -

Men Against Breast Cancer - helping significant others cope with the diagnosis

http://www.menagainstbreastcancer.org



Helpful Tips:  Her 2: Her Move
http://www.hermove.com/caregivers-corner/caregivers-corner.html
Helping Hands:
  Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/lotsa.php

Partners Match: Someone who’s been there: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/partnermatch.php

Tips For Caregivers:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/tips.php




For Teens -

Request the booklet:
"When Your Parent Has Cancer: A guide for Teens"

download it from :http://www.cancer.gov

or call 1-800-4-Cancer to request a copy


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CHEMOTHERAPY:


ChemoBrain: CancerConsultants.com
http://patient.cancerconsultants.com/Chemotherapy.aspx?TierId=
1083&LinkId=54079&DocumentId=42628&utm_source=
lymphoma_06&utm_medium=website&utm_content=lymphoma
_06&utm_campaign=Lymphomali6li22BNewsletter

Controling Nausea from Chemo: 
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/melanoma-
guide/controlling-nausea-vomiting-caused-chemotherapy

Dental Information:  Dentist
Chemotherapy and Your Mouth:  DeltaDental
http://www.deltadental.com/Public/OralHealth/chemotherapy.jsp 

Chemotherapy and Mouth Sores: 

http://www.mouthsmadegood.com

Hearing Loss:  Scott Hamilton CARES
http://www.chemocare.com/managing/hearing_problems_dizziness_and.asp
Information + Side Effects: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/chemo.php
Information: 
BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/chemotherapy/index.jsp

New Information on Chemotherapy Drugs
  - Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative

http://www.chemocare.com/

Treatment: 
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
 
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/chemotherapy-treatment

OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/treatment.shtml#chemo
Treatment & Questions to ask:  University of CA, San Diego, Cancer Center
http://cancer.ucsd.edu/outreach/survivorship/chemo.asp
Vision: Dry Eye:  Scott Hamilton CARES
http://www.chemocare.com/managing/eye_problems.asp

Cleaning For A Reason: house cleaning service for Chemo patients
http://www.cleaningforareason.org/

Fashion:
Please see our Fashion webpage: click here

SPECIAL NOTE:  Before you lose your hair, please consider
donating your hair to:  www.wigsforkids.org  or click here



 Article of Interest:
Ancient Art of Acupuncture Helps Survivor Cope/Neuropathy: 
MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, July 2008 CancerWise newsletter

Managing Chemo Brain:  Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/planning/ask_expert/2008_10/
Is My Chemo Working? HealthBlog
http://www.quinnsupport.com/is-my-chemo-working-scans-may-give-faster-answer-117.html#more-117


 

 
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COPING:

Enhancing the experience of cancer survivorship by reducing stress.

National Organization check this one out it is really good!
http://4thangel.org/resources.aspx


Coping with the Diagnosis:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Choosing Life:  Dr. Laura Schlessinger
http://www.drlaurablog.com/2008/04/01/choosing-life/

Fatigue:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/combating-fatigue

Forgiveness and Health: Judith Perlman
http://www.forgivenessandhealth.com/

I Can Cope: American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/ESN/content/ESN_3_1X_I_Can_Cope.asp
Quality of Life: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/

Keeping Your Faith:  
CancerClub
http://www.cancerclub.com/

Living + Managing:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-living-managing

Not Facing This Alone:  Click Here  American Cancer Society
Psychosocial Needs of Women: Institute of Medicine
http://www.iom.edu/CMS/3798/18136.aspx

Raising a Family:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/coping.php

Recurrence Fear:  
WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/coping-with-fear-of-recurring
AstraZeneca
http://www.getbcfacts.com/index.aspx
>
  GoodHouseKeeping.com

Self Care Tips:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/tips.php

Support:   
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/getting-support

WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-support-resources

Taking Time for Yourself:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/time.php



 Articles of Interest:
Mom juggles triplets, breast cancer treatments
http://www.wzzm13.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=93200
Breast Cancer and 9/11: Moves woman from Zombie to Warrior
http://www.kitv.com/breastcancer/16377238/detail.html


    VIDEO:
Sleep and Cancer Treatment: MedicalNewsToday.com
Stress of Cancer:  MedicalNewsToday.com


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DENTIST:

Dental - Hearing - Vision:

Before Starting Cancer Treatment:
  DeltaDental
http://www.deltadental.com/Public/OralHealth/threereasons.jsp

Chemotherapy and Your Mouth:  DeltaDental
http://www.deltadental.com/Public/OralHealth/chemotherapy.jsp

Daily Dental Care: CancerCenter
http://www.cancercenter.com/after-care-services/dental-care.cfm

Dental + Oral Complications:  OralCancerFoundation
http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org/dental/dental-complications.htm

Looking for a Dentist?  DentalPlans.com
http://www.Dentalplans.com

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Hearing Problems & Cancer Treatments:  M.D. Anderson
http://www.cancerwise.org/august_2008/display.cfm?id=7F9A634D-6838-
47F8-8E540C09FD2D45D7&method=displayFull&color=green

Hearing Loss from Cancer Treatments:  M.D. Anderson
http://www.cancerwise.org/august_2008/display.cfm?id=6B463DE2-C16F-
410C-95A9DB7B49579A3D&method=displayFull&color=green

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Vision Care and Breast Cancer:  WebMD

http://blogs.webmd.com/eye-on-vision/2006/11/cancer-warriors.html


 

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DIAGNOSIS and DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES:

Diagnosis:  
Cancer.net

http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Breast+Cancer

OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/symptoms.shtml#diag
Diagnostic Techniques:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/diagnostic/index.php
Diagnosis + Tests:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-diagnosis-tests
Stereographic Biopsy: radiologyinfo.org
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=breastbixr&bhcp=1
> Susan G. Komen for the Cure

 Articles of Interest:
"Triple-Negative" Patients Are Biggest Unmet Need in Metastatic Breast Cancer"

http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/080723/0418272.html

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Breastcancer.org

http://www.breastcancer.org/search.jsp?terms=triple+negative
Breast Cancer: How Tumor Cells Break Free And Form Metastases:
plus Illustration:  Science Daily
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/07/080704110455.htm


 

    VIDEO:  
 Breast Cancer Diagnosis: MedicalNewsToday.com


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ETHNIC CANCER (Ancestry-National Origin)

The Sister Study: SisterStudy.org
http://www.sisterstudy.org/English/index1.htm

Young Women's Breast Cancer Issues:

TigerlilyFoundation.org
http://www.tigerlilyfoundation.org

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EXERCISE:

 

Curves: a gym just for women!
http://www.curves.com/

Exercise:

 Exercise Improves Breast Cancer Survival - MedicineNet.com

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=47315
Exercise After Surgery: to help arm movement

  American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_6x_Exercises_After_Breast_Surgery.asp?sitearea=

 

 

 Articles of Interest:
Physical Activity and Cancer:  National Cancer Institute

Lymphedema Risk For Breast Cancer Survivors Increased By Obesity:
Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/133691.php

    VIDEO:
 QiGong:  MD Anderson -Integrative medicine center

 


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FAITH BASED:

Spiritual Support:  CancerCenter
http://www.cancercenter.com/brain-cancer/spiritual-support.cfm


Daily Word:
http://www.dailyword.com/#

 

ExploreFaith.com
http://www.explorefaith.org/index.html 


Guideposts:

http://www.guideposts.org/


Rest Ministeries - your illness oasis
http://www.restministries.org/

 

Inspiration-Spirituality-Faith (different denominations per GoodHousekeeping)
http://www.beliefnet.com/index/index_10000.html


Worship from Home: 
Trinity Broadcasting Network
http://www.tbn.org/index.php/2/3.html

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FASHION:

Healing Threads/Spirited Sisters, Inc:
http://www.healingthreads.com/

JCPenney presents Jodee Post-Mastectomy Fashions
http://www.jcpenney-jodee.com/

Jodee Post-Mastectomy Fashions
http://www.jodee.com

Good Wishes Scarves --  Scarves for many occasions
Good Wishes Scarves

Softee USA - after surgery comfort wear
http://www.softeeusa.com/

Tender Loving Care: American Cancer Society
http://www.tlcdirect.org/depts/MastectomyProducts.html



WIGS:
TLC Direct: American Cancer Society
http://www.tlcdirect.org/depts/HairLossProductsforWomen.html



Jewelry:
MedicAlert:
http://www.medicalert.org/Home/HomeCatalog.aspx?Catalog=Standard

Medids.com
http://www.medids.com/order.html


Remember to check your local businesses for a Medical Alert Bracelet!
For Lymphedema bracelet: click here

 

 Articles of Interest:
About Mastectomy Clothing:
http://www.ehow.com/about_4741152_mastectomy-clothing.html
Fashion for Post-Mastectomy Women?
http://www.savvy-women-magazine.com/Fashion/fashion-for-post-mastectomy-women.php
Fahion Hints for Post-Mastectormy: WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/features/breast-cancer-survivors-fashion-hints-after-your-mastectomy
How to shop for Mastectomy Clothing:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2122296_shop-mastectomy-clothing.html?ref=fuel&utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=ssp&utm_campaign=yssp_art
Wigs, Skin, Nails & Getting Ready for Chemotherapy:  Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/hair_skin_nails/wigs.jsp


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FINANCIAL: MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Also see:  Medicine & Pharmacy

Diagnostic Work-up + Drug Assistance: 
CancerCare

http://www.cancercare.org/
Drug assistance program information:
 
NeedyMeds

http://www.needymeds.com/
Drug assistance program information: 
Partnership for Prescription Assistance

https://www.pparx.org/
Directory of pharmaceutical manufacturers assistance programs:
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
http://www.phrma.org/ 
Financial Issues  Susan G. Komen for the Cure 
Financial assistance for wigs, prostheses and mastectomy bras:

Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/search/results.php?cx=014321497452182633414%
3Axmpjnv7h71q&cof=FORID%3A11&q=Financial+Assistance#1052

YWCA: Mammogram Screening Assistance
http://www.ywca.org/site/pp.asp?c=djISI6PIKpG&b=297532
Medication Assistance Guide:  Survivorship A-Z
http://www.survivorshipatoz.org/sub.php?tid=233 
Social Security:  Disability Programs
http://www.ssa.gov/disability

June 2016 -New Guides to disability benefits and how they are calculated. 

www.thesimpledollar.com/disability-benefits-guide/ 

Also:

AMA Doctor Search

http://webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/html/patient.html

American Hospital Directory:

http://www.ahd.com/

Quackwatch:  frauds, hoaxes, etc.

http://www.quackwatch.org/

 

Cleaning for a Reason: house cleaning for Chemo patients
http://www.cleaningforareason.org/

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FINANCIAL: TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE

Air Travel Assistance for Cancer Patients:
Air Charity Network
http://aircharitynetwork.org
Lifeline Pilots
http://www.lifelinepilots.org/
Mercy Medical Airlift
http://www.mercymedical.org/
National Patient Air Travel Helpline
http://www.patienttravel.org/ 
Corporate Angel Network
http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/
Recreational Vehicles: 
Passport America! Campground Information
http://www.passport-america.com/main/default.asp
Transportation Assistance Program:
American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/ 
Financial Assistance to & from Treatment + Childcare:

CancerCare
http://www.cancercare.org/ 

New: June 2016
Essential guide to traveling with a Medical Condition
Airports & Special Needs Travel - A complete Guide

www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/


 

 

 Article of Interest:
Distance Can Decide Breast Cancer Care:  CancerCompass.com
http://www.cancercompass.com/cancer-news/1,10060,00.htm?rss=y

 

 

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HOTLINE INFORMATION:


Breast Cancer Network of Strength

National Hotline:   YOUR SHOES -   24-hours, 7 days: USA
1-800-221-2141 English – 1-800-986-9505 Espanol
(interpreters in 150 languages)

http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/yourshoes.php

 American Cancer Society:
  USA
1-800-ACS-2345

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp 
 
 National Cancer Institute:
  USA
1-800-4-CANCER  = TTY 1-800-332-8615
http://www.cancer.gov/help

 Susan G. Komen for the Cure:  USA
1-877-465-6636
http://ww5.komen.org/ 

 Cancer Survivor Hotline:  R.A. Block Cancer FoundationL USA
1-800-433-0464
www.blochcancer.org

 Canadian Cancer Society: Canada
toll-free:  1 888 939-3333
http://www.sk.cancer.ca/ccs/internet/standard/0,,3172_15112__langId-en,00.html


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INSURANCE PROVIDER:

Examine Health Insurance Before Medical Crisis:
M.D. Anderson
http://www.cancerwise.org/august_2008/display.cfm?id=D4A69A29-
7A60-42D1-804E18570CDE4E9B&method=displayFull&color=green

Questions for your Provider:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Search for information on a variety of breast cancer care issues, including patient volume data and insurance coverage. 
Health Care Choices  http://www.healthcarechoices.org

Health Insurance Guide:  Survivorship A-Z
http://www.survivorshipatoz.org/sub.php?tid=117
HealthCare.org
http://www.healthcare.org/resources/

HMO Health Care Provider: Health Insurance Finders
http://www.healthinsurancefinders.com/hmo_plans.html

LifeInsurance.org: know your options
http://www.lifeinsurance.org/

 

 Article of Interest:
 I've Run Out of Words for OUTRAGE: The Assertive Cancer Patient
http://www.assertivepatient.com/2009/03/ive-run-out-of-words-for-outrage.html

 

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INTERNET – How To Use:

Using the Internet to find breast cancer information:
We advise starting with your own local library for breast cancer information.  Most libraries have Health web pages with many helpful listings, and computers for you to use.  Talk with your Librarian.

National Cancer Institute
http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Information/internet
University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Clinic
http://www.cancerwise.org/april_2008/display.cfm?id=65714fb8-fad9-4557-9a6063181ec2dab6&method=displayfull&color=red


 Article of Interest:
False Information on the Web
http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1250095/internet_is_full_
of_false_breast_cancer_information/index.html


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LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY:

(How you can help)

Breast Cancer Advocacy:
American Cancer Society - USA
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/adv/adv_0.asp

Breast Cancer Fund - USA
http://www.breastcancerfund.org/site/pp.asp?c=kwKXLdPaE&b=44852 

Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia - Canada
http://bca.ns.ca/home
Intercultural Cancer Council - USA
http://iccnetwork.org/who/

Metastatic Breast Cancer Network - USA
http://www.mbcnetwork.org/page.aspx?nm=welcome
National Breast Cancer Coalition - USA
http://www.stopbreastcancer.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=718&Itemid=52
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Breast Cancer Network of Strength - USA

http://walk.networkofstrength.org/Page.aspx?pid=867
Tips for becoming a good advocate 
American Cancer Society - USA
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/ADV/Content/ADV_1_1_What_You_Can_Do.asp


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LOCAL AFFILIATES IN YOUR AREA:

American Cancer Society -USA: 
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp 

Breast Cancer Network of Strength -USA: 
http://www.networkofstrength.org/locations/
Canadian Cancer Society -Canada:
http://www.cancer.ca/ccs/internet/niw_splash/0%2C%2C3172%2C00.html 
Entertaining Angels Unaware: Southern California - USA
http://www.entertainingangelsunaware.org/

Her2 Sisterhood:  HERconnection.com
https://www.herconnection.com/HER2Sisterhood/
Michelle's Place: Southern California - USA
http://www.michellesplace.org/
Susan
G. Komen For The Cure -USA:
Affiliates:  Click here
Support in your State/City:  BestFriends.com
http://www.breastfriends.com/resources/ 


Don't have a group in your area, then you might want
to start one of your own. To learn how:
click here



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LUMPECTOMY:

Lumpectomy: Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/surgery/lumpectomy/

Lumpectomy:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/lumpectomy.php

Lumpectomy vs Mastectomy: Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/vs.php 


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LYMPHEDEMA:

Risk Reduction Practices

-http://www.lymphnet.org/pdfDocs/nlnriskreduction.pdfPDF file

 

Guide:  National Lymphedema Network 
http://www.lymphnet.org/

Guide:  VascularWeb
https://vascular.org/patient-resources/vascular-conditions/lymphedema



 Articles of Interest:

Screening for Symptoms Of Sub-Clinical Lymphoedema:
Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/108036.php

Pre-Operative Assessment Allows Early Diagnosis And Successful Treatment Of Lymphedema: Medical News Today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/108460.php

Lymphedema Risk For Breast Cancer Survivors Increased By Obesity:
Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/133691.php


 

 

 

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LYMPHEDEMA TESTS:

MALE BREAST CANCER:

Male BC:  Cancer.net
http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Breast+Cancer+-+Male

Male BC: American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_1X_What_is_male_breast_cancer_28.asp

Male BC:  Male Breast Cancer Resource Center
http://www.malebreastcancerresourcecenter.com/

Male BC:  MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/malebreastcancer.html

Male BC: 
National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast/

Male BC:  Oncology Channel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/male.shtml

Guy’s Guide to Breast Cancer: Coping with your wife's diagnosis  WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/guys-guide-to-breast-cancer


BOOK:

Saving Jack: A Man's Struggle With Breast Cancer by Jack Willis
Amazon.com
 

Articles of Interest:
Treatment Delays Result In Poor Outcomes For Men With Breast Cancer
MedicalNewsToday.com

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/114081.php

Men Also Get Breast Cancer
MedicalNewsToday.com
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/31591.php

Male Breast Cancer Growth May Be Slowed By Drug Combination
MedicalNewsToday.com
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/46742.php

Racial Disparities Seen In Male Breast Cancer Survival
MedicalNewsToday.com
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/65506.php

Male breast cancer numbers rising most fail to spot it until it has spread to lymph nodes
MedicalNewsToday.com
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/8612.php

 

 

 

    VIDEO:
Male Breast Cancer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2X1g_C8coQ
Male Breast Cancer - WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/video/male-breast-cancer
Male Health Video: Breast Cancer
http://www.livestrong.com/video/2693-male-breast-cancer-health-byte/
?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=ssp&utm_campaign=yssp_Videos

 

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MASTECTOMY:

Guide:  Oncology Channel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/mastectomy/index.shtml

Fashion After Mastectomy:  WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/fashion-after-mastectomy
Prophylactic Mastectomy:  Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prophylactic-mastectomy/WO00060
Treatment + Side Effects:
Y-Me NBCO
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/mastectomy.php
Treatment + Surgery:  Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/surgery/mastectomy/index.jsp


Breast Implants and Mammograms:  Annual Screening

Please see our Fashion webpage:  click here

 

 Articles of Information:
What Breast Cancer Patients Don't Know About Mastectomy Options Can Cause Lifelong Disfigurement - WebMD
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/149082.php


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MEDICINE & PHARMACY:

Also see:  Financial: Medical Assistance

Astra Zenica: Patient Assistant Programs
http://www.astrazeneca-us.com/help-affording-your-medicines/
AARP:  Prescription Drug help
http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare/drug_coverage/medicarerx_coverage.html
Costco: Member Prescription Program for Uninsured
http://www.costco.com/Service/FeaturePage.aspx?ProductNo=11247836
Families USA: Voice for Health Care Consumers
http://www.familiesusa.org/resources/publications/reports/americans-at-risk-states.html
GlaxoSmithKline
http://www.gskforyou.com/
Target:  $4 each generic
http://sites.target.com/site/en/health/page.jsp?ref=nav%5Fpharmacy&contentId=PRD03-004033
Walgreens:  3-mo generic supply, $12.99
http://www.walgreens.com/
Walmart $4 Pharmacy:
www.walmart.com/pharmacy 
Medicine Descriptions Overview:  MedlinePlus
http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?server=search2.nlm.nih.gov&v%3aproject=medlineplus&query=Breast%20Cancer&binning-state=group%3d%3dDrugs%20and%20Supplements&
Consumer Reports:  Medication (generic)
http://www.consumerreports.org/health/best-buy-drugs/index.htm

Rx List:

http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp
Be Aware:  Buying Medicines and Medications OnLine: 
US Food & Drug Administration

http://www.fda.gov/oc/buyonline/ 

Information on Drugs:
http://drugabuse.com/library/drugs-a-z/

Alternative Medicine:
HERBAL SAFETY:
http://www.herbalsafety.utep.edu/default.htm
Herbal Medicine Center: 
http://www.healthy.net/asp/templates/center.asp?centerid=24
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine:
http://nccam.nih.gov/

Also: 

AMA Doctor Search

http://webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/home.html 

American Hospital Directory:

http://www.ahd.com/

Quackwatch:  frauds, hoaxes, etc.

http://www.quackwatch.org/
HealthCare.org
http://www.healthcare.org/resources/
LifeInsurance.org: know your options
http://www.lifeinsurance.org/



 Articles of Interest:
'New' Estrogen Receptor Found To Be Key Player In Tamoxifen Resistance: Medical News Today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/127715.php
Drug Combos May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: CBN News
http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/healthscience/2009/May/Study-Drug-Combos-May-Raise-Breast-Cancer-Risk/

 

 

    VIDEO:
 Cancer Drug Information:  MedicalNewsToday.com

 

 

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NEWSLETTERS to subscribe to:

Newsletter:  Peer-to-Peer  @  Breast Cancer Network of Strength 
Newsletter: 
Lifeline  @ Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Newsletter:  CancerWise
/ subscribe @ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Newsletter: 
Conquest  / subscribe  @ M.D. Anderson Center Center
Newsletter:  Network 
 / subscribe @ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Newsletter:  Together
  /  @ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Email Updates:  Stay Connected   @ Breastcancer.org

Spanish Publication:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Other Languages:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength


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NUTRITION:

Answers About Nutrition and Cancer: Cancer Nutrition Info
http://www.caring4cancer.com/go/cancer/nutrition/eating-well-nutrition
/overview-nutrition-and-cancer-prevention.htm

Cancer Nutrition Center:  UCLA
http://www.cancernutrition.com/breast_lecture.htm
Celiac Disease: 
The American College of Gastroenterology 
http://www.acg.gi.org/patients/gihealth/celiac.asp
MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/celiac_disease/page11.htm
The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research
http://www.celiaccenter.org/faq.asp
Diabetes and Breast Cancer:  American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/type-1-diabetes/women-health-issues.jsp
Diet and Nutrition: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/diet.php
Eating Hints: Before, During and After Treatment: National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/eatinghints
Eating Right During Treatment:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/eating-right-during-cancer-treatment
Eating Well:  Scott Hamilton CARES
http://www.chemocare.com/eatingwell/
Empowered by Food: Her2: Her Move
http://www.hermove.com/food/food.html
Healthy Recipes: 
SparkRecipes.com
http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/browse-recipes.asp?affiliate_code=hon
Catholic Healthcare West
http://www.chwhealth.org/Health_Information/index.htm
Nutrition Facts:  Catholic Healthcare West
http://www.chwhealth.org/Health_Information/index.htm
Nutrition:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Nutrition for Breast Cancer Patients: Imaginis
http://imaginis.com/breasthealth/nutrition.asp
Nutrition and Exercise During Treatment:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/nutrition-exercise
Nutrition Index:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/nutrition/index.jsp
Real Age?   RealAge.com
http://www.realage.com/ct/soothe-stress/
Spices and Health:  McCormick.com
http://www.mccormick.com/spicesforhealth.aspx
Spices and Herbs = Antioxidants:  McCormick.com
http://www.mccormick.com/~/media/Files/Sites/Mccormick/ORACChart.ashx
Weight Control: 
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
What Diet Is Right For Me?  
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/whatdiet.php

 


ALTERNATIVE THERAPY:
Alternative Medicine:  Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/alternative-medicine/CM99999
Complementary and Alternative Therapy: American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/ETO/ETO_5.asp?sitearea=ETO
Complementary and Holistic Medicine: Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/comp_med/index.jsp
Complementary Medicine:  MD Anderson Cancer Center
http://www.mdanderson.org/topics/complementary/
Dr. Nadia Malek:
http://www.drnadiamalek.com/index.htm
Integrative Therapies and Womens Health: Cleveland Clinic
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/alternative_medicine/hic
_integrative_therapies_and_womens_health.aspx

What is it?:  Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/alternative-medicine/PN00001

 Articles of Interest:
Focus on Nutrition: Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/
publications/lifeline/spring08_01_nutrition.php

Caffeine - Breast Cancer Link Minimal: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=93396
Soy Supplement Warning... ScienceDaily
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080923134318.htm


 

    Video:
 Foods After Cancer:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/video/foods-after-cancer

 


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POSITIVE THOUGHT

Daily Devotionals:  The Daily OM
http://www.dailyom.com/ 

The Human Side of Cancer:
http://www.humansideofcancer.com/default.htm
The Glow Project: 
http://www.glowproject.org/

 Articles of Interest:
 "The Lessons I'm Leaving Behind" by Randy Pausch
Parade.com
Carnegie Mellon University
How To Say Goodbye
Randy Pausch, famed for his life-affirming message, passes at 47/July 25, 2008

    VIDEO:
 Randy Pausch video  over a million viewers!

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PREGNANCY & SEXUALITY:

Abortion:  Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer
http://www.abortionbreastcancer.com/

Abortion - Miscarriage Fact Sheet & Risk: National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/abortion-miscarriage

Challenges:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/publications/lifeline/summer05_05_women.php

Children, Having after Breast Cancer:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Communication for Couples:  Healthlink
http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/917588037.html
Fertility: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/fertility.php

Intimacy:  Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/intimacy/index.jsp
Love Life: Her2: Her Move
http://www.hermove.com/love-life/love-life.html
Pregnancy Study:
National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/ere-workshop-report

Sex and Intimacy:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/features/breast-cancer-sex-and-intimacy?ecd=wnl_brc_042809
Sexuality:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Sexuality:  M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
http://www.mdanderson.org/diseases/breastcancer/display.cfm?id=
DE275CF9-8B30-4584-B9346A5AFB318F94&method=displayfull

Sexual Dysfunction: Breast Cancer Network of Strength
   > Relationships: 

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/sexual.php
   > Intimacy:
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/intimacy.php

The Women's Sexual Health Foundation
http://www.twshf.org/

 

 Article of Interest:
Woman fights cancer Before, After Baby
http://www.kitv.com/breastcancer/15922928/detail.html

Reclaim Sexuality as part of Treatment
http://www.thebostonchannel.com/breastcancer/17773173/detail.html?rss=bos&psp=health

 


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PSYCHOLOGICAL:

Body Image:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/bodyimage.php

Decision Making While Emotional:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/decisionmaking.php

Psychological Support for the Breast Cancer Patient:  HealthLink
http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/916241410.html

Psychological Distress:  Imaginis
http://www.imaginis.com/breasthealth/news/news11.06.01.asp

Psychosocial Needs of Women: Institute of Medicine
http://www.iom.edu/CMS/3798/18136.aspx
Breast Cancer: How Your Mind Can Help Your Body: 
APA.org

http://www.apahelpcenter.org/articles/article.php?id=47 


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RADIATION THERAPY:

Radiation Therapy: The Works!  National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/radiation-therapy-and-you/
allpages#207a1b07-a4e5-4fed-bee7-abd0e11d6d70

Radiation Therapy:  MammoSite (New Option)
http://www.emc.org/body.cfm?id=120

Radiation Therapy:  American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/MBC/content/MBC_2_3x_Radiation_Therapy.asp?sitearea=MBC
Radiation Therapy and You: National Cancer Institute 
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/radiation-therapy-and-you.pdf
Facts on Radiation:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Radiation Treatment/Side Effects:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/radiation.php

Treatment:  OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/treatment.shtml#rad

Treatment:  BreastCancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/radiation/index.jsp

What to Expect:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/breast-cancer-radiation-therapy-what-expect

 

These Products May Help (Use At Your Own Risk)
*check with your doctor before using any products from the internet!
Radiation Burns/Dermatitis:  LotsToLiveFor.com
http://www.lotstolivefor.com/radiationburns.html

Radiation Burns:  Miaderm.com
http://www.miaderm.com/about.html

Radiation Burns:  Bioheal.com
http://www.bioheal.com/burns.html

 

 Articles of Interest:
Delays In Radiation Therapy Lead To Increased Breast Cancer Recurrence
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/131382.php

Breakthrough: Scientists discover vital new link between radiation and breast cancer
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/health/article-1040154/Breakthrough
-Scientists-discover-vital-new-link-radiation-breast-cancer.html?ITO=1490

Breast Cancer Survivors have high quality of life up to 15 years after lumpectomy/radiation
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-09/fccc-bcs091208.php
Radiation and Cardiovascular Disease:  VantageOncology and MAMM magazine
http://www.vantageoncology.com/media-mamm-radiation_fallout.php 
Not all women complete radiation for breast cancer:
http://www.health.am/cr/more/complete-radiation-for-breast-cancer/

Ask your Doctor about: 
MammoSite 5-Day Targeted Radiation Therapy
http://www.mammosite.com/breast-lumpectomy/whatis-mammosite.cfm

One-Day Breast Cancer Treatment Saves Lives in Less Time
http://www.courierjournal.net/article.php?article_id=2238
 




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RELATIONSHIPS:

10 Tips for Husbands:   Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/husbands.php
Breaking the News:  MedicineNet
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=91654
Communication Tips: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/commtips.php

Dependency Problems:  Al-anon
http://www.alanon.org.za/

Dependency Problems:  Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org/?Media=PlayFlash
Guidance for Family & Friends: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/guidance.php
Guidance for Family & Friends:  WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-tips-family

Husbands: Talk to another man who understands
Partner Match Program: Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/partnermatch.php
Intimacy: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/intimacy.php

Marriage, Dating, and Breast Cancer:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/marriage-dating-and-breast-cancer

Nurturing Relationships:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/sharering/transcripts/relationships_04.php
Relationships & Coping: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/programs/sharering/transcripts/stressreduction_02.php
Someone I Know Has Been Diagnosed:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/index.php 
Supporting a Senior through Breast Cancer:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/
Surviving the Worst:  Dr. Phil
http://drphil.com/shows/show/6/
Talking with Your Children:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/children.php
Talking with Your Children:  National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/when-someone-in-your-family
Talking with Family & Friends:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/relationships/ff.php

When the Woman you Love has Breast Cancer:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/caring/womanyoulove.php


 Article of Interest:
Continuing to Heal After Returning to Work
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/01/jobs/01career.html?_r=1&oref=slogin



 

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RESOURCES:

Breast Cancer Resources:  Advanced Breast Cancer Community

http://www.advancedbreastcancercommunity.org/

Breast Cancer Resources:  Cancer.Net
http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Breast+Cancer
Support and Resources:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-support-resources 
Support in your State/City:  BestFriends.com
http://www.breastfriends.com/resources/ 
Internet Information:  Internet Public Library

http://www.ipl.org/

General Everyday Health Information:

http://www.everydayhealth.com




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SEXUALITY:

STROKE:

Learn to Recognize a Stroke!  American Stroke Association
http://www.strokeassociation.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1020


    VIDEO:
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SURGERY & RECONSTRUCTION:

10 Questions to ask your Surgeon:  WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/questions-surgeon-breast-cancer
Alternative Approaches:
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/selfcare/cam.php
R
econstruction Surgery:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-breast-reconstruction-surgery-index

Reconstruction Surgery: Cosmetic Procedures
http://www.webmd.com/skin-beauty/cosmetic-procedures-breast-reconstruction?ecd=wnl_brc_021709
Reconstruction Surgery: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/reconstruction.php
Stereographic Biopsy: Radiologyinfo.org
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=breastbixr&bhcp=1
Surgery:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Surgery:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/breast-cancer-surgery
Surgery Options:  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/breast-cancer-surgery

Surgery Side Effects:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/surgery.php
Treatment:  Breastcancer.org
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/surgery/index.jsp
Treatment: 
OncologyChannel
http://www.oncologychannel.com/breastcancer/treatment.shtml#surg 
 

Implants and Mammograms:  click here

Please see our Fashion webpage: 
click here

 Article of Interest:
After Surgery: Short-term and Long-term Effects  BreastCancer.org
The Smart Surgery Patient: 
RemedyLife.com

http://www.remedylife.com/general/expert/content?cid=1639&ctid=10
Second Lumpectomy For Breast Cancer Reduces Survival Rates
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081002172529.htm
 Truncal Lymphedema:  LymphNotes.com 
http://www.lymphnotes.com/article.php/id/149/


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SURVIVORSHIP:

Information and Networking:  Young Survival Coalition
http://www.youngsurvival.org/
Recurrence of Breast Cancer: AstraZeneca
http://www.getbcfacts.com/index.aspx
Survivorship: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

http://www.networkofstrength.org/support/survivorship/index.php
Survivorship: 
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
http://www.canceradvocacy.org/
Survivorship:  MD Anderson Cancer Center
http://www.mdanderson.org/topics/survivorship/
Young Survivor:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure 
Cancer Survivor Parks around the USA:
www.blochcancer.org


 Articles of Interest:
Advice for Survivors: Newsweek Magazine
http://www.newsweek.com/id/138125
Breast Cancer Survivor Issues: wcbstv.com/HealthWatch
http://wcbstv.com/local/Breast.Cancer.Survivors.2.804522.html
Recurrence Risk Low For Women Who Survive Breast Cancer
Five Years After Treatment, Study Says

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/118370.php
Young Breast Cancer Programs Grow:  MD Anderson
http://www.cancerwise.org/september_2008/display.cfm?id=7D11
25A0-593B-4972-B85F2011B6EDB92D&method=displayFull&color=green

Lifeline To Those Lost In The Transition From Cancer Patient To Cancer Survivor
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/124197.php
 

    VIDEO:
 Inspiring Personal Journey:  Shin Na
http://shinscancerblog.blogspot.com/2008/11/my-documentary-video.html


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THERAPY FOR BREAST CANCER:

Also, PLEASE See Individual topics:
-
BIOLOGICAL THERAPY
- CHEMOTHERAPY
- HORMONE THERAPY
- RADIATION THERAPY

Chemotherapy:   WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/chemotherapy-treatment

Hormone Therapy:   WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/hormone-therapy-choices

Radiation Therapy:
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/breast-cancer-radiation-therapy-what-expect

Radiation Therapy:  MammoSite (New Option)
http://www.emc.org/body.cfm?id=120

Radiation Therapy: Coping With Side Effects:  
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Side Effects:  Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/publications/lifeline/winter06_03_sideeffects.php


 Article of Interest:
Cancer treatment can have dire side effects


    VIDEO:
Breast Cancer Recurrence:  MedicalNewsToday.com
Preparing for Side Effects: MedicalNewsToday.com
 


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TREATMENTS & CARE:

After Treatments:  Cancer.Net
http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Breast+Cancer
After Treatments:
National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/compendium/After-Cancer-Treatment-Ends-Caregiver.pdf (pdf)
After Treatments:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
After Treatment Ends:
  WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/life-after-breast-cancer-treatment
Treatments:  MedlinePlus
http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v%3Aproject=medlineplus&query=life+after+cancer+treatments
AfterTreatments & sharing your story: 
OncologyChannel
http://livingwith.oncologychannel.com/breast-cancer/ 
Treatments:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Treatment: 
WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-cancer-treatment-care

Treatment & Side Effects: 
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
http://www.networkofstrength.org/information/treatment/index.php
Information for Guiding Treatment Decisions
Patient Support Kit (free):
NexCura, Inc.
http://www.nexcura.com/AboutUs.asp


 Articles of Interest:
 Breast Cancer Network of Strength
“Dealing with Side Effects of Treatment Now and Later”
 
PEPI Score: New Predictive Tool Can Help Determine Treatment Of Breast Cancer Patients
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080923164642.htm


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