Health Information > Breast Cancer

Anatomy/Physiology

- Understanding Estrogen Receptors/SERMs - National Cancer Institute
- Pictures of Breast Anatomy - Breastcancer.org
- Atlas of the Body: The Breast -- Disorders - American Medical Association

Children

- Breast Cancer - Nemours Foundation

Clinical Trials

- ClinicalTrials.gov: Breast Neoplasms - National Institutes of Health
- ClinicalTrials.gov: Paget's Disease, Mammary - National Institutes of Health

Coping

- For Women Facing a Breast Biopsy - American Cancer Society
- Where to Seek Professional Help: Sexuality and Ca - American Cancer Society
- Physical Problems May Linger after Breast Cancer T - American Cancer Society
- When the Woman You Love Has Breast Cancer - Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

Diagnosis/Symptoms

- Your Pathology Report (Breast Cancer) - Breastcancer.org
- Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for A - National Cancer Institute
- Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy (Mammatome) - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Ultrasound: Guided Breast Biopsy - American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America
- X-ray Guided Breast Biopsy - American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America

Dictionaries/Glossaries

- Cancer.gov Dictionary - National Cancer Institute

Directories

- National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detectio - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Disease Management

- What Happens after Treatment for Breast Cancer? - American Cancer Society

Genetics

- Genetics Home Reference: Breast cancer - National Library of Medicine
- Cancer Risk and Abnormal Breast Cancer Genes - Breastcancer.org
- Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer (PDQ) - National Cancer Institute
- Genetic Mutation Linked to More Aggressive Breast - American Cancer Society
- Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susc - Centers for Disease Control, Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention
- Learning about Breast Cancer - National Human Genome Research Institute
- Small Variations in Genes Can Determine Risk of De - National Cancer Institute

Law and Policy

- Guidance and Summary of Actions on the Breast and - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

National Institutes of Health

- Breast Cancer (PDQ): Treatment - National Cancer Institute
- What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer - National Cancer Institute

Organizations

- National Cancer Institute -
- American Cancer Society -
- Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization -

Other Languages

- Breast Cancer - Harborview Medical Center, Patient Education Institute
- Breast Cancer - Harborview Medical Center, Patient Education Institute

Overviews

- Detailed Guide: Breast Cancer - American Cancer Society
- Breast Cancer - American Society of Clinical Oncology

Pictures/Diagrams

- Pictures of Diagnosis (Breast Cancer) - Breastcancer.org
- Pictures of Types of Breast Cancer - Breastcancer.org

Prevention/Screening

- Breast Cancer: Steps to Finding Breast Lumps Early - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Breast Cancer (PDQ): Prevention - National Cancer Institute
- Breast Cancer (PDQ): Screening - National Cancer Institute
- Tamoxifen and Raloxifene to Reduce Breast Cancer R - American Cancer Society
- Updated Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Release - American Cancer Society
- Protecting Your Health - Women Prescribed DES Whil - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 Tests - American Association for Clinical Chemistry
- Preventing Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Choices and Ot - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Chemoprevention: A Therapy for Women at High Risk - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Prophylactic Oophorectomy: Removing Your Ovaries t - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Related Issues

- Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk - National Cancer Institute
- Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer - National Cancer Institute
- Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer - UpToDate
- Breast Cancer and Pregnancy (PDQ) - National Cancer Institute
- Menopausal Hormone Use: Questions and Answers - National Cancer Institute
- What Should You Ask Your Doctor about Breast Cance - American Cancer Society
- Can Having an Abortion Cause or Contribute to Brea - American Cancer Society
- Lymphedema: Hand and Arm Care Following Surgery or - American Cancer Society
- Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cancer - American Cancer Society
- Known Health Effects for Women Prescribed DES (Die - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Slide Show: How Cancer Spreads - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Breast Cancer: Know Your Type - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Female Sexuality After Cancer: What You and Your P - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- What Breast Cancer Survivors Need to Know about Os - Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National Resource Center

Research

- Dose-Dense Chemotherapy Helped Patients with Metas - National Cancer Institute
- Study Shows Link between Antibiotic Use and Increa - National Cancer Institute
- Mammary Gland Cells Formed During Maternity Have S - National Cancer Institute
- Early Breast Cancer: Group Therapy Doesn't Ex - American Cancer Society
- More Evidence Aspirin Protects against Breast Canc - American Cancer Society
- MRI Finds Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women - American Cancer Society
- Radiation Helps Survival After Mastectomy and Chem - American Cancer Society
- Some Older Women May Not Need Breast Cancer Radiat - American Cancer Society
- Treatment of Earliest Stage Breast Cancer Varies W - American Cancer Society
- Women Skip Lifesaving Mammograms - American Cancer Society
- More Women Surviving Advanced Breast Cancer - American Cancer Society
- Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors at Increase - American Medical Association
- Breast Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk for Bone - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- Hot Flash Drug May Interfere with Cancer Therapy - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
- Study Finds Immune Therapy for Metastatic Breast C - National Cancer Institute
- Molecular Test Can Predict Both the Risk of Breast - National Cancer Institute
- Benefits and Risks of Tamoxifen Are Similar in Afr - National Cancer Institute
- Large Portion of Late-Stage Breast Cancers Associa - National Cancer Institute
- Sister Study: A Study of the Genetic and Environme - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Seniors

- Breast Cancer - National Cancer Institute

Specific Conditions

- Inflammatory Breast Cancer - National Cancer Institute
- Paget's Disease of the Breast: Questions and - National Cancer Institute
- Metastatic Disease (Breast Cancer) - Breastcancer.org
- HER-2 Breast Cancer - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Statistics

- Probability of Breast Cancer in American Women - National Cancer Institute
- Calculating Lifetime Risk of Breast Cancer: Questi - National Cancer Institute
- What Are the Key Statistics for Breast Cancer? - American Cancer Society
- Scientists Estimate Probability of Death from Brea - National Cancer Institute

Teenagers

- Is Breast Cancer a Threat in the Teen Years? - Nemours Foundation

Treatment

- Adjuvant Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer in - UpToDate
- Adjuvant Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer in - UpToDate
- General Principles of Treatment for Metastatic Bre - UpToDate
- Understanding Breast Cancer Treatments: A Guide fo - National Cancer Institute
- Surgery Choices for Women with Early-Stage Breast - National Cancer Institute
- Aromatase Inhibitors - National Cancer Institute
- New Treatment Significantly Improves Long-Term Out - National Cancer Institute
- What Every Breast Surgeon Should Know - American Cancer Society
- Tamoxifen, Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research