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American Society of Breast Disease

American Society of Breast advocates a multidisciplinary approach to breast health and breast cancer.

Task Force Recommends Drastic Changes to Mammography Guidelines

The National Breast Cancer Foundation
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 for the Cure
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.

Komen Screening Statement, 11-16-09
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s leading breast cancer advocacy organization, has carefully reviewed the data and new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concerning mammography screening. Komen for the Cure issued the following statement today from Eric P. Winer, M.D., chief scientific advisor and chair of Komen’s Scientific Advisory Board…

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
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.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
In the November 17 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updates its recommendations on screening for breast cancer in the general population (see, including the following…

American College of Radiology
The 34,000 members of the American College of Radiology include radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, interventional radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians. For over three quarters of a century, the ACR has devoted its resources to making imaging safe, effective and accessible to those who need it.

Mayo Clinic
One group of experts has changed its mammogram recommendations. Being proactive is still important.

Avon Foundation for Women
The Avon Foundation for Women strongly supports current mammography screening guidelines that have contributed to a 30% decrease in breast cancer mortality since 1990 when mammography screening became routine.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
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. Last year, 88 cents of every dollar donated went to research and awareness programs.

SHARE Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
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.