Breast Cancer Information: Where to Turn

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts returned to work Monday after undergoing surgery to treat breast cancer.

She, along with more than 200,000 other American women, will face a battle in which information and support are critical. Fortunately, the Internet provides a wealth of resources and information on breast cancer to help women in their fight against this disease.

For more information on breast cancer, check out the following sites:

Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Visitors will find tips on symptoms and diagnosis of breast cancer, current research and information on how to lower your risk.

The American Cancer Society is 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. Visitors to this site can find detailed guides on breast cancer, as well as tools to help determine proper treatment and links to other resources on the Web.

The mission of The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is to eradicate breast cancer and improve the quality of women's health through innovative research, education and advocacy. The organization's Web site contains numerous resources, such as links to educational materials and a community board.

For nearly 70 years The National Cancer Institute has conducted and fostered cancer research, supporting research on the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The organization's Web site provides statistics, resources, information on clinical trials and educational materials on breast cancer.

UpToDate contains a wealth of breast cancer-related pages, each of which has been compiled and reviewed by expert physicians in the field. The site is updated regularly in order to offer the most current breast cancer information available.

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