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- American Cancer Society - http://www.cancer.org/index
A nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
- Beyond Boobs! - www.beyondboobsinc.org
Beyond Boobs! is a non-profit organization working to save lives through breast health education with a fresh new twist, by motivating women to be responsible for their own breast health, and by alerting the medical community to be vigilant in the detection of this disease in the youngest of women. They also provide local, grassroots support systems that offer love, friendship, information, resources and encouragement to young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Their corporate office is located in Williamsburg with a service area that stretches from the Hampton Roads area to Richmond
- Healthy People 2020 - www.health.gov/healthypeople
Healthy People 2020 is a set of health objectives for the Nation to achieve over the next decade. It can be used by many different people, States, communities, professional organizations, and others to help them develop programs to improve health. Like its predecessors, Healthy People 2020 was developed through a broad consultation process, built on the best scientific knowledge and designed to measure programs over time.
LINC - www.cancerlinc.org
LINC is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping people with the business side of cancer. Serving the Central Virginia community, LINC provides information, education, counseling and referral services for legal assistance to individuals confronted with the overwhelming issues that arise from the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
- National Association of Chronic Disease Directors - www.chronicdisease.org
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors is a national public health association, founded in 1988 to link the chronic disease program directors of each state and U.S. territory to provide a national forum for chronic disease prevention and control efforts.
- National Breast Cancer Coalition - www.stopbreastcancer.org
This coalition is a grass roots advocacy organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer. This site includes information on legislative activities, special events, advocacy training, and education and outreach programs.
- National Cancer Institute's Cancer.Gov - cancernet.nci.nih.gov
Cancer.Gov provides accurate cancer information. It is reviewed and updated monthly based on the latest research. This site also includes a link to PDQ, NCI's cancer database which gives information on clinical trials and research.
- National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Database - seer.cancer.gov
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute is the most authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. The SEER registries routinely collect data on patient demographics, primary tumor site, morphology, stage at diagnosis, first course of treatment, and follow-up for vital status.
- Sage Publications - www.sagepub.com
This site is run by a publication company and it gives summaries of health and minority related books. There is also an online store for convenience
Susan G. Komen for the Cure - http://ww5.komen.org
The world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists. This advocacy group aims to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cure for breast cancer.
- Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation - www.vbcf.org
The Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation (VBCF) is a grassroots organization committed to the eradication of breast cancer through education and advocacy. VBCF is the only statewide group in Virginia devoted solely to addressing the needs of people affected by breast cancer. VBCF’s goals are to establish the eradication of breast cancer as a state and national
priority, to advocate for the collective needs of people affected by breast cancer and to educate all Virginians on the truth about breast cancer.