Handy web-based form makes it easy for breast cancer patients to learn about their treatment options.
Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) March 2, 2010 -- The Breast Cancer Society, a charity that provides direct financial assistance to qualified breast cancer patients, now has a free Breast Cancer Profiler Tool on its website.
The tool provides breast cancer patients with information specific to their cancer diagnosis to help them make more informed treatment decisions. The information in the NexCura Breast Cancer Profiler Tool is continuously updated by experts in cancer research and treatment. The tool contains information that addresses invasive ductal breast cancer, lobular breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS or non-invasive breast cancer) with limited information on the less common inflammatory breast cancer.
NexCura is a source of treatment information provided through the websites of healthcare organizations, advocacy groups, and charities. They offer Profiler tools for 29 conditions, including 80 percent of cancers as well as cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. NexCura supplements the information in their Profiler tools with current, relevant news on behalf of medical and pharmaceutical companies. Information about updated research, new drugs, new indications, and cutting-edge clinical trials is included.
According to NexCura's website, "When patients, caregivers and providers face critical treatment choices, NexCura delivers the timely, targeted, evidence-based and personally relevant knowledge they need. Using patented technology, the Profiler tools generate individualized treatment options information based on peer-reviewed clinical research."
Who is The Breast Cancer Society?
Many women who are battling breast cancer are forced to quit their jobs while undergoing treatment for cancer. This makes it especially difficult for them to afford everything from everyday basic needs to necessary breast cancer medication such as chemotherapy. To make matters more difficult, a great many of these women are single working mothers who are not only struggling to meet their own needs, but to meet the needs of their children as well. The primary focus of the Breast Cancer Society is to provide financial aid to qualified women by dispensing monthly grants to help pay for food, housing, child care, and other necessities.
While there are many non-profit organizations whose primary mission it is to fund research and education - the types of groups that do everything from publicizing breast cancer statistics that promote awareness to spending those long laboratory hours in search of a cure for breast cancer - the Breast Cancer Society is one of the country's only national breast cancer charities with a primary focus on providing direct help and financial aid to those waking up to battle breast cancer every single day.
The Breast Cancer Society recognizes that research and education efforts are vital, but there are many thousands of victims each year who need much more than just hope for a cure - they need immediate help in facing the financial challenges brought on by their illness. For this reason, the Breast Cancer Society places a great deal of value on their supporters. The charity relies on public support, mainly through channels of direct mail marketing, tele-fundraising, vehicle donations, corporate grants, volunteers, and so on.
The guiding mission of the Breast Cancer Society is "to provide relief to those who suffer from the effects of breast cancer. We also work with and give support to other organizations that share in the goal of helping cancer patients."
The Breast Cancer Society Inc. is a 501-C3 nonprofit charitable corporation which began operations in January of 2008. For more information about breast cancer statistics, how to afford your breast cancer medication, etc., visit the website or call the main office at (480) 284-4014.
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