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Breast Cancer Web Resources

CAREGIVERS


Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA). This is a busy-looking website, but it has some useful information.

MAN TO MAN: A Practical Guide For Male Caregivers When Breast Cancer Strikes Their Loved Ones. Caregivers Unlimited, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.


CLINICAL TRIALS -- Description


How Clinical Trials Work

How Clinical Trials Work (in Spanish)

Clinical Trials Tutorial


CLINICAL TRIALS -- Search for Trials


Find local clinical trials offered through Cape Cod Healthcare

Search for breast cancer clinical trials (breastcancertrials.org)

Search the clinicaltrials.gov website

Search the National Cancer Institute clinical trials website

Search TrialCheck! (Coalition of Cancer Cooperatives)


DICTIONARIES


Glossary Search of Cancer-Related Terms (American Cancer Society)

Glossary of Cancer Research Terms
(American Association for Cancer Research)
(Note: This glossary is a bit more technical.)


BREAST CANCER OVERVIEWS


Overview from Cancer.net

Overview from MedlinePlus
(Includes links to other websites.)


Overview in English and Portuguese


Câncer de Mamain Portuguese

Bilingual information English/Portuguese in alternating pages.

NEW RESEARCH


Targeted Radiation for Early Breast Cancer a Good Option: Study. 6/6/2010



SENIOR SITES


These sites allow you to adjust the text size and contrast (black or white background). There is also an option to listen, rather than read, what is on the screen.

Breast Cancer Overview


SUPPORT GROUPS -- Everyone


Breast Cancer Support (American Association for Cancer Research)

Cancer Support (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship)


SUPPORT GROUPS -- Local


Cancer Support Groups On the Cape

Monthly Calendar - Cape Cod Cancer Support Groups


SUPPORT GROUPS -- Online


Cancer Survivors Network (American Cancer Society)

Cancer Support in Spanish (National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship)


SUPPORT FOR MEN


Look Good ... Feel Better for Men gives practical information to help men deal with some of the side-effects of cancer treatment including skin changes, hair loss, stress, and other issues.


SUPPORT FOR TEENS


Look Good ... Feel Better for Teens is a hospital-based public service program created by the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and its Collaborators to help girls and guys aged 13-17 deal with the appearance, health and social side effects of cancer treatment.

2bMe is "a site for teens with cancer. Get the scoop on the non-medical stuff you're wondering about -- from skin and hair to fitness and friends. Now you can deal."


SUPPORT FOR WOMEN


Look Good ... Feel Better is a free, non-medical, brand-neutral, national public service program created to help individuals with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem, and manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence.


TREATMENT


Treatment Overview (American Cancer Society)

American Cancer Society Drug Guide

Cancer Treatment and Drugs Information (Mayo Clinic)

MedlinePlus on Cancer Chemotherapy
(A portal to many sources of information.)

Cancer Drug Information (National Cancer Institute)

Chemotherapy Overview in English and Portuguese (Brazilian)


Radiation Therapy Overview in English and Portuguese (Brazilian)


TREATMENT -- Complementary and Alternative


Complementary and Alternative Health Services Directory (Cape Cod Healthcare)
Provides a list of contact information for Cape Cod providers of many different types of therapies.

Cancer Prevention and Treatment (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Information on alternative cancer treatments.

Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements (MedlinePlus)

Complementary and Alternative Therapies (American Cancer Society)

Complementary Therapies (Susan G. Komen for the Cure)


TREATMENT -- Research


Cancer Concept Sheets (American Association for Cancer Research)
Uses medical terminology.


TREATMENT -- Side Effects


Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheets (National Cancer Institute)


VIDEOS


What's New in Breast Cancer and Treatment (with Julie Gralow, M.D.)

If I Had A New Lump in My Breast (Dr. Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D., Mayo Clinic

When the Doctor Says Cancer (Maurie Markman, M.D.)

An Overview of Breast Cancer

Four Methods of Treating Breast Cancer

Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy (Lynn Schuchter, M.D.)

Finishing Treatment: What Comes Next? (Lidia Schapira, M.D.)

Cáncer de acuerdo al Tipo (Emory University's CancerQuest)
(Note: This video is in Spanish.)


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