Certificate of compliance

Breast Cancer.org

is in compliance with the HONcode

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12 Years

Certificate validity 14 Aug 2012 - Aug 2014

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Date of initial review:

12 Jun 2000

Certificate validity

14 Aug 2012 - Aug 2014

Date of last visit:

17 Aug 2012
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Professional Advisory Board

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Collaborative platforms:
Ok, forum boards are moderated
Created by: Moderators

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or medical treatment. The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and her/his existing physician. Please consult your healthcare professional on any question you may have. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking medical advice because of something you read here

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

Privacy Statement

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Members of the Professional Advisory Board (PAB) provide advice and guidance to the organization as we fulfill our mission: making sense of the complex medical information about breast cancer so women can make the best decisions for their lives. Breastcancer.org relies on the PAB to help with the conception, creation and revisions of our award-winning content. They bring their professional voice to our web site.
Many PAB members participate in our Ask-the-Expert Online Conferences as they answer questions on important topics about breast cancer. PAB members also aid in our understand...

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

Page last modified on: March 14, 2012

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Posted on: Sep 23, 2011 12:54 PM, edited Sep 23, 2011 12:57 PM by Moderators

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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As a nonprofit organization, Breastcancer.org depends on the generous contributions of individuals, foundations, and corporations.

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

However, this display or the sponsorship is not related to our content in any way.

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

Breastcancer.org maintains a distinct separation between sponsor messaging and editorial content.

(14 Aug 2012) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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