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Date of initial review:

23 Jan 2002

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valid until Feb 2012

Date of last visit:

25 Feb 2014
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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.

Margaret Chiffriller is a Web site designer and freelance writer with a nursing, education and psychology background.
A freelance writer since the 1970s, many of Mrs. Chiffriller's articles on health, travel, education and women's issues have been published by national magazines. She co-founded the Internet site design company Web Design by Chiff with her husband in 1996.
Margaret studied nursing, received a bachelor's degree in journalism and education, a master's in administration and has completed 48 credits towards a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology.

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This means that this site does not give medical advice. The articles are written for your information. They are not meant to take the place of professional medical advice. The information that you receive on this site is a supplement to - not a substitute for - the advice of your doctor.

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Disclosure of Personal Information
A-ZBreastcancer.com will not release personal information collected from you without your permission, but the Site cannot guarantee that postings in forums or other public arenas will not be used by others. Release of your information on public pages is solely at your discretion and is discouraged. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, email address) on a forum, chat room or on any other public pages, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.

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

April 29, 2002, presentation, American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting, Atlanta

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Last Updated July 8, 2009

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This principle is not applicable to this site 


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Advertising is presented to cover the cost of maintaining the site. The goal is to provide information, the ads simply cover the money it takes to run the site.

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This means that all advertising is labeled.

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On this site the advertising can be found in the right hand column and the bottom of the page.
This means that all advertising is labeled.

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However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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