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Roche Offers Innovative Website Designed to Empower Cancer Patients
Date:10/31/2007

-Interactive Online Resource Provides Customized Oral Chemotherapy

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NUTLEY, N.J., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Maximizing on the momentum gained during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, healthcare providers and advocacy organizations now have a helpful resource to offer cancer patients -- OralChemoAdvisor.com -- an educational, state-of-the-art Web site about oral chemotherapy. This straightforward, credible site is designed to help cancer patients and their family members make more informed healthcare decisions concerning oral chemotherapy treatment.

"There is a general lack of awareness about oral chemotherapy as a treatment option despite the overwhelming amount of resources dedicated to cancer patients," said Lars E. Birgerson, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Roche, which created and launched the site. "OralChemoAdvisor.com is specifically designed to help patients locate relevant information to help them better understand and assist in managing their treatment."

OralChemoAdvisor.com offers direct and easy access to a variety of educational tools designed to help patients who want to learn more about oral chemotherapy and its efficacy, risks and benefits. The site contains a unique video component that gives patients the option of interacting with oncology medical professionals and helps ensure that new information is retained. The expert videos include guides on oral chemotherapy treatment and patient-doctor communication, both of which also are available in written form. And, OralChemoAdvisor.com offers a list of oral chemotherapy treatments indicated for specific types of cancer, answers to frequently asked questions, and expert insights on cancer management and treatment.

"It is so important for breast cancer patients to have access to the most up-to-date information and resources. Web sites such as oralchemoadvisor.com are an important option for patients to help them make informed
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