If you are looking for true scientific information,
medical journals on breast cancer are the authoritative source.
There is a listing of journals below that can be a starting
place for you.
If you are lucky, you can access an academic library where
these journals are available in hard copy. With the help of
the library computer, you will be able to find recent articles
in these journals on breast cancer. Academic libraries are
found at public and private universities in large metropolitan
areas. Talking with the research librarians will help in your
If you don’t live in a metropolitan area, your local
library or possibly group of libraries (with which yours may
be affiliated) may have a subscription database that they
bought as a group which provides access to these journals
and their articles also. The availability of these databases
varies from town to town. You will need to call your library
to find if they have this service.
Some states now have large library systems, like the one
in Georgia called Galileo. This is an online interconnected
library system that is available through computers to residents
of Georgia. For example, Galileo provides the complete text
of articles from over 5000 journals that are in libraries
located throughout the State of Georgia. You would be able
to read articles in journals on breast cancer and related
subjects, as you need. Again, information about this is gained
by calling your local library.
of the American Medical Association
A Cancer Journal
New England Journal of
of the National Cancer Institute
Kluwer Online Journals
California Breast Cancer Research
Breast Cancer Research
American Academy of Cancer
Janet Brown is a medical writer
and graduate of Loyola University New Orleans. Her personal
experiences with breast cancer have drawn her to her current
work developing breast cancer patient education and awareness
materials. She currently lives in Georgia.