Find information and resources on breast cancer, and other types of cancer.
The value of screening mammograms was questioned in November 2009 when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that routine screening mammograms for women with an average risk of breast cancer should start at age 50 instead of age 40. The recommended changes were very controversial and were not universally adopted.
Breast cancer information, facts, statistics, symptoms and treatments, early detection, mammography screenings, and breast cancer research from the official non-profit source offering charity donations and corporate sponsorship opportunities for breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen fought breast cancer with her heart, body and soul. Throughout her diagnosis, treatments, and endless days in the hospital, she spent her time thinking of ways to make life better for other women battling breast cancer instead of worrying about her own situation.
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation works to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women’s health through innovative research, education, and advocacy.
Mayo Clinic provides information on mammography guidelines and more. Learn more about why Mayo Clinic doctors offer mammograms beginning at age 40 and continuing annually.
Cancer.gov is the central website for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research. NCI is mandated by U.S. law to disseminate information about cancer and cancer research. The website offers free, credible, and comprehensive information about cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum, clinical trials, and news and links to other NCI websites.
Our mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health.
We are survivors who have faced breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, and ovarian cancer. We’re here to provide emotional support and practical advice to you, your family and your friends.
RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams.
“The World’s Leading Website About Dense Breasts”. Densebreast-info.org is an educational resource developed to provide breast density information to both patients and health care professionals. This medically-sourced tool with information created by world-renowned breast imaging experts and medical reviewers was developed to guide the discussion of breast density and what it means for the women who have them.
Knowledge is power. Breast360.org’s goal is to engage, educate and empower readers so that they will be better able to make informed decisions for their breast health care. Breast360.org was created by The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation as a breast health resource for patients.