Oncotype DX®

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Oncotype DX®

Resources

Oncotype DX® Background
General Breast Health and Breast Cancer Information
Support and Advocacy

Oncotype DX® Background

Genomic Health
Genomic Health developed the Oncotype DX test. Their site provides useful information about Oncotype DX with separate sections geared toward consumers, physicians, and healthcare plans.

TAILORx Breast Cancer
A clinical trial that targets Recurrence Scores 11-25 to better define the treatment needs of Intermediate Recurrence Scores. TAILORx stands for Trial Assigning IndividuaLized Options for Treatment(Rx).

General Breast Health and Breast Cancer Information

Adjuvant! Online
An online tool that calculates the risks and benefits of additional therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy, or both) after surgery. Printable in graph & text form.

American Cancer Society (ACS)
Features in-depth information on breast cancer. Also provides contact information for regional support.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
A summary table of recommended screening and surveillance after breast cancer treatment.

Breast Cancer Information Core NHGRI (National Human Genome Research Institute)
A compilation of breast cancer resources and information for patients, physicians, and researchers.

Breast Cancer Tools & Calculators
These various tools help estimate the risk for developing breast cancer:

National Cancer Institute (NCI)/National Institutes of Health
Features an array of information on breast cancer: definitions, treatment, prevention, research, testing, and statistics.

Support and Advocacy

Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Formerly known as Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization. Offers a hotline staffed by counselors and volunteers who have had breast cancer. Also includes information, referrals, and support. A helpful brochure about Understanding Your Pathology Report can also be downloaded.

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
Celebrating 25 Years of Awareness, Education, and Empowerment. An advocacy group that serves as an umbrella for 370 breast cancer groups nationwide. Provides information, a newsletter, and treatment information. Also provides grants for programs on early detection and education.

The National Breast Cancer Coalition/Fund
An advocacy group seeking public policy change to benefit breast cancer patients and survivors.

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Provides information & referrals to treatment centers. Answers questions from recently diagnosed women and provides emotional support. Funds research programs for women who do not have adequate medical service and support.

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