The website for the LEGACY Girls Study, which is a joint effort of five North American sites of the Breast Cancer Family Registry to study the influence of lifestyle, environment and biology on pubertal growth and development in girls ages 6 to 13 years.
NCI provides easy to use and understand information regarding cancer prevention, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and research.
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NCI’s Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool uses the “Gail Model”, which utilizes a woman’s own personal medical history, reproductive history and the history of breast cancer among her first-degree relatives to estimate her risk of developing invasive breast cancer over specific periods of time.
Learn about genetic testing and find a list of breast-cancer specific resources here.
The California Cancer Registry serves the public by collecting statewide data, conducting surveillance and research into the causes, controls and cures of cancer and communicating results to the public.
Breastcancer.org is a non-profit organization for breast cancer education. This website includes a whole section on genetics as it relates to breast cancer. It is written in language that is particularly easy to understand.
Website for the Susan G. Komen For the Cure, a non-profit organization and global network of breast cancer survivors and activists. The website includes general information on breast cancer and news about the organization’s activities and events.
Breast Cancer Connections is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support to people dealing with breast health issues. They also provide information about breast cancer resources throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Zero Breast Cancer is a non-profit organization that promotes breast cancer risk reduction through translation of scientific research and evidence-based recommendations that support health and wellness at key stages of life. This organization shares integrated, scientific evidence-based information in order to educate and empower girls, women and communities.