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Breast Cancer.Org

Lori Scott
Introduction to Business

Table of Contents

Introduction………………………………………………………………………………… I

Breast Cancer.org Strategic Focus – Early detection …………………………………II

Provide the most current research finding and Information…………………………...III

Continuing Research (Fund raise)……………………………………………………IV

Goal: Eradicate Breast cancer in our life time…………………………………………V

Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………….VI

I.Introduction

Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives. Marisa Weiss, M.D. is the founder, president and guiding force behind Breastcancer.org, the world's most trafficked online resource for medically-reviewed breast health and breast cancer information, reaching over 8 million visitors per year. A breast cancer oncologist with twenty years of active practice in the Philadelphia region, Dr. Weiss is regarded as a visionary advocate for her innovative and steadfast approach to informing, empowering, and treating patients with breast cancer.

Board of Directors
The dedicated women and men on our Board of Directors actively participate in the governance of Breastcancer.org by contributing to the strategic planning and the financial management of the organization. The Breastcancer.org Board of Directors represents diverse areas of business, philanthropy, media, and communications. They are all committed to fulfilling our mission to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast cancer, so they can make the best decisions for their lives. Members of the Breastcancer.org Board of Directors represent diverse areas of business, philanthropy, media, and communications.

All medical information on the Breastcancer.org web site and in our printed materials is reviewed by members of the Professional Advisory Board (PAB), which includes over 60 practicing medical professionals from around the world who are leaders in their fields.

Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations, and corporations. Find out who our supporters are here.

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II.Breast Cancer.org Strategic Focus – Early detection

There's a whole world of testing that goes along with taking care of your breasts (ex Mammogram, Breast MRI, Biopsy). Although medical tests can be nerve-wracking — especially when it comes to waiting for results — they are essential in keeping your breasts healthy and getting you proper care if you develop breast cancer.

Breast self-exam (BSE), or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find a breast cancer early, when it's more likely to be treated successfully. Not every cancer can be found this way, but it is a critical step you can and should take for yourself.

Don’t panic if you think you feel a lump. Most women have some lumps or lumpy areas in their breasts all the time. In the United States, only 20% of women who have a suspicious lump biopsied turn out to have breast cancer.

The Breastcancer.org Commitment is to maintain the highest standards of medical excellence and integrity. Their goal is to meet your needs while respecting your privacy and individuality.

III.Provide the most current research finding and Information

Exposure to estrogen. Because the female hormone estrogen stimulates breast cell growth, exposure to estrogen over long periods of time, without any breaks, can increase the risk of breast cancer. Some of these risk factors are under your...
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