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  • is the world’s leading online resource for breast health and breast cancer information.
  • The site was founded in 2000 by renowned breast oncologist Marisa C. Weiss, M.D. to help those affected by breast cancer make sense of complex medical information and empower them to make the best decisions throughout their medical and emotional journey.
  • In the 17 years since it started, has helped 91 million people from over 246 different countries and territories around the world.
  • gets almost 85,000 visits a day, over 2.5 million visits each month, and received more than 31 million visits in 2016.
  • The site includes approximately 6,000 pages of original, expert-reviewed content providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date breast health and breast cancer information available.
  •’s content is produced in consultation with a Professional Advisory Board made up of over 80 experts touching all aspects of breast cancer including medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, plastic surgeons, social workers, nutritionists, and insurance experts.
  • hosts a vibrant and caring peer support community where people can connect with others to share experiences and advice. There are more than 165,000 registered users of the discussion boards, over 80 forums, and more than 130,000 topics.

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