Links
 

Below are links to Web sites with important information on breast cancer.

Breast Cancer and Environment Research Centers (BCERC)
http://www.bcerc.org
California Breast Cancer Research Program
http://www.cbcrp.org
Cornell University
http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/bcerf
Marin County Health Department
http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/HH/main/index.cfm
Marin Man To Man
http://www.marin-man-to-man.org
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov
National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov
Northern California Cancer Center
http://www.nccc.org
Silent Spring Institute
http://www.silentspring.org
Susan Love
http://www.susanlovemd.com
UCSF SPORE Project
http://cc.ucsf.edu/breast_spore

Researching on the Web:

How do I do my own research and find the information I need?

The following information was provided by Anne Shew, MLS, AHIP at
an educational forum sponsored by Marin Breast Cancer Watch on
November 2, 2002.

ON THE WEB:
Evaluation contents

  • Who sponsors the Web site? Are the Web site sponsors as well as
    their qualifications clearly identified? Credible sources include
    medical associations, hospitals, medical centers, and medical schools.
  • Is the site current? Has it been updated recently?
  • Is the information factual or does it represent opinions? If so,
    whose opinions are being presented? Are they qualified professionals?
  • Is the Web site intended for medical professionals or the general public?

Web Site Resources:

MedlinePlus -
Very current, from the National Library of Medicine with links
to many reputable sites - includes news, treatment, trials,
statistics...
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastcancer.html
NCI's Cancer.gov -
Current treatment protocols, trials...
http://http://cancer.gov/
California Cancer Registry
http://www.ccrcal.org/breast96/index.htm
Medem -
Medical information from the nation's medical societies
http://www.medem.com/medlb/medlib_entry.cfm
American Cancer Association -
Includes Treatment Decision Tools and Breast Cancer Profiler for
personalized information
http://www.cancer.org
American Cancer Society -
Complementary and Alternative Methods
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/eto/eto_5.asp
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
http://www.komen.org/
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center -
University of Texas Complementary /
Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER)
http://www.mdanderson.org/departments/cimer/
Healthwise via Sutterhealth's sponsorship
http://www.sutterhealth.org/health/healthinfo/index.cfm

Libraries in Marin:

Marin General Hospital provides a Medical Library and a Resource Center
(CIRCLE), available to the general public in finding the medical and wellness
information they need.

Public Libraries in Marin - Marin County Free Libraries and public libraries of
the cities in Marin. http://marinet.marin.org