Cancer Lighthouse CD-ROM and Web Site
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Executive Producer and Programmer: Carrie Heeter
Project Director, Personal Stories: Darcy Drew Greene
Content Experts: Barbara Sparks, Janet Osuch,
Special Support: G. Marie Swanson, Ph.D
CD-ROM Team: Matt MacQueen, Pericles Gomes, Susanna Telschow, Jeff
DeVries, and many more
1999 Web Site Revision
PI and Design: Darcy Drew Greene
Design and Programming: Brian Winn
Breast Cancer Lighthouse empowers women who are newly diagnosed
with breast cancer by providing them with a variety of resources
to help them understand their cancer and seek effective treatment.
This website highlights the personal stories of women who have survived
breast cancer and provides medical information on the diagnosis,
treatment, and recovery from breast cancer.
The Breast Cancer Lighthouse web site and CD-ROM
were partially funded by grants from the American Cancer Society,
Michigan State University Cancer Center, and the MSU Office of Computing
-- MedIndex Seal of Approval, 1999
-- Macromedia People's Choice Awards Finalist, 1995
-- exhibitted at SIGGRAPH, 1995.
Begin your experience
at the lighthouse
Walk the beach to hear women's personal stories
Explore the island to find health care information
Cancer Lighthouse is designed for women who have been newly
diagnosed with breast cancer.
calming, feminine interface contains personal stories of 14
survivors of breast cancer as well as medical facts from health
care professionals about diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
The lighthouse interface includes a "walk
along the beach" to meet women who have been diagnosed
and treated for breast cancer and hear their stories. A total
of 7 hours of audio is included.
Health care information is divided into
two different garden paths, one for breast cancer that is
contained within the breast duct, and a separate path for
cancer that has spread beyond the duct.
The CD-ROM is designed for use in at home,
in a health care professionals office, and health clinics.
It can be used by women with breast cancer and by their friends
and families to gain an understanding of the emotional dimensions
of living with breast cancer.
The Breast Cancer Lighthouse
CD-ROM runs on Macintosh, Windows 3.1, and Windows 95/NT and
requires 16 MB of RAM.
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