Genetic Risk


Links :

This site gives national guidance to health professionals and patients on preventing and treating ill-health. This links to the Breast Cancer guidelines.

These Breast Cancer charities produce booklets on these subjects.

http://www.breakthroughbreastcancer.org.uk
http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk

Contact the National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline if you need someone to talk to about hereditary breast cancer


These 2 sites are American but contain much valuable general information:

http://www.mdanderson.org/Diseases/BreastCancer/reconstruction/
http://www.facingourrisk.org/index.php

Links to sites on ovarian problems

Eve Appeal; a research body

Ovarian Cancer Action; Research and Awareness. Has a fantastic symptom diary to record when and how often ovarian problems occur to get a true picture of what you should be telling you doctor if you think there might be something wrong with you.

Ovacome: support and information

Menopausal problems

Menopause matters: information

British Menopause society; forum aimed at health professional; source of information