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  • 5 Borough Bicycle Club: 5BBC advocates for your right to ride, and to ride safely
    Your bicycle club has joined with Transportation Alternatives and other organizations in efforts to restore 24-hour bicycle access to the George Washington Bridge.
    We promote the Bike Safety Action Plan, a set of workable proposals to make your city a safer place to ride.
    Safe bicycle riding begins with YOU. Here are some of our favorite tips for a safe ride.
    Welcome to the website of New York's Five Borough Bicycle Club. We invite you to explore these pages, then get on your bike and explore the city and countryside with us.

    We offer day rides every weekend and many holidays. We also offer multi-day weekend trips, monthly meetings, and classes on bike repair. And each May, the 5BBC hosts New York's bicycling event of the year, the Montauk Century.
  • New York State Bicycle and Pedestrian Laws- Sharing the Road: COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT BICYCLE
    AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC LAWS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
  • Oregon Bicycle Accident Attorney: Bicycle accident attorney, Michael Colbach also handles Vehicle Accidents, Automobile, Motorcycle, Bicycle, Truck, Bus, Light Rail, Scooter, ATV - All Terrain, and Snowmobile accidents.

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New York Resources

  • American College of Cardiology: The mission of the American College of Cardiology is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care—through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines—and to influence health care policy.
  • American Society of Echocardiography: Information and resources for patients about cardiovascular ultrasound including press releases and other public information.
  • Everything New York
  • FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE NY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: This link provides you with the name, address and phone number where you can register a complaint against a doctor, hospital or health care provider. The Office of Professional Medical Conduct investigates each and every complaint.
  • FIND OUT IF YOUR DOCTOR HAS BEEN DISCIPLINED BY THE NY STATE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT: This search engine allows any user to input the name of a doctor in New York to find out if they have had a decision rendered against them for professional medical misconduct.
  • FIND OUT IF YOUR DOCTOR HAS BEEN SUED!: E-law is a great service provided mostly for lawyers to electronically follow cases in the Court system. Any time any activity occurs in the Court on a case, an update is posted, and the attorney gets notified about that case.
    ALSO, as part of their FREE search engine, you can determine if ANYONE has been sued in the State of New York. Simply input the person's name in the 'Defendant' box, press enter, and you'll get detailed information about them. It's a great free service put out by the folks at E-law.com.
  • Long Island New York - LongIsland.com: Long Island local guide with free news, classifieds, restaurants, business directory, maps, weather, sports, schools, chat, night clubs, weddings, advertising and more! Can't find it? Ask Mr. Long Island, our resident guru of all things Long Island New York.
  • New Advertising Rules for Lawyers in New York: Learn what lawyers can and cannot say and do in their advertising. New rules start on February 1, 2007!
  • New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR)
  • New York Consolidated Laws
  • New York State Courts' Web Site: This is the New York Court system's own web site.
  • New York State Department of Health: Information for a Healthy New York
  • New York State Doctor Profile: This Web site was created after Governor George Pataki signed the New York Patient Health Information and Quality Improvement Act of 2000 to make it possible for all citizens of New York to get information about physicians (doctors).

    Information Available on All Doctors
    Certain information is required to be available on all physicians. Such information includes:
    Information about the doctor's medical education
    Information about translation services at the doctor's office
    Information about legal actions taken against the doctor
    To see all the information that is available for each doctor, search on any doctor's name.

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    Optional Information
    Doctors can also give extra information (optional information) about their practice. Each doctor is invited to add:

    The practice name, address and phone number of all offices
    The names of other doctors in a practice group
    A list of the articles or research papers the doctor has published
    A list of professional and community service activities or awards
    A list of the health plans the doctor works with
    A personal statement about any information in the doctor's profile
    If you have a complaint about a doctor?
    Contact the Office of Professional Medical Conduct at 1-800-663-6114 (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.)
  • New York State Legal Decisions & Opinions: Look through actual recent legal decisions and opinions in all appellate court in New York State, including the Court of Appeals, and all four Appellate Divisions in New York.
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association- Consumer Rights: Learn about recent advances that trial lawyers in New York have made to make New York a safer place.
  • New York Unconsolidated Laws- Megalaw.com
  • NY Hospital Directory: Search and find names, addresses, phone numbers and information about every Hospital in New York State.
  • NY Injury Board Search Engine: NY Injury Board Search Engine

Lawyers across the U.S.

Cancer Resources

  • American Brain Tumor Association: Welcome to the American Brain Tumor Association, your complete source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials and living with a brain tumor. We also have a broad variety of social work resources and services for you.
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG): Telephone: 800-673-8444
    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization. ACOG publications that are available online are accessed at www.acog.org. Articles not available online may be obtained from ACOG's Resource Center: 202-863-2518 or resources@acog.org.
  • Association of Cancer Online Resources, Inc. (ACOR): Telephone: 212-226-5525
    ACOR offers access to mailing lists that provide support, information, and community to everyone affected by cancer and related disorders.
  • Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW): Telephone: 215-599-6093
    AOSW is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to increasing awareness about the social, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of cancer patients. It supports its members' commitment to helping and advocating for cancer patients by providing continuing education through conferences and publications; promoting clinical research; and fostering networking to address common issues and concers.
  • cancer.gov: Telephone: 800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
    Ovarian cancer prevention and early detection study. Women at high genetic risk of ovarian cancer are invited to consider joining this study, looking at ways to lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer and to detect ovarian cancer earlier. It is being led by the Clinical Genetics Branch of the National Cancer Institute, in close collaboration with the Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Cancer Genetics Network.
  • CancerInfoNet.org: Telephone: 800-4CANCER (800-422-6237)
    CancerInfoNet.org is part of a Web-based training program created by the Cancer Information Service (CIS) of New York and funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to teach consumers and healthcare professionals how to access information on the Internet to learn more about cancer. As part of the "Bridging the Digital Divide Project: Your Access to Cancer Information," our Web-site was created to provide a tailored, easy-to-use interface to credible, trustworthy cancer resources and promote the Internet as a way to locate this information.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cancer Prevention and Control; Ovarian Cancer Control Initiative: Telephone: 888-842-6355
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC's mission is to enhance the limited knowledge about ovarian cancer by initiating projects with partners, colleagues, and national organizations to help identify factors related to early disease detection and treatment.
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  • Conversations in Care: Conversations in Care is a resourse center for the improvement of healthcare through better physician/patient communications. Talking about care can be a challenge for both healthcare professionals and patients, particularly in the field of oncology. Patients may feel overwhelmed with the amount of information available on their disease, or frightened to explore options. Physicians face tremendous pressure in trying to meet both the medical and emotional needs of their patients. Explore the site which continues to grow as an interactive tool. In the Web-book section, a manual on physician/patient communications is being built which will grow chapter by chapter as various topics are addressed. The Web-book is authored by the leading experts in the field of communications.
  • Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE): Telephone: 866-824-RISK (7475)
    FORCE is a nonprofit organization for women who are at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer due to their family history and genetic status, and for members of families in which a BRCA mutation may be present. In addition to on-line resources, FORCE offers a toll-free help line for families and individuals affected by or concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
  • Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry: Telephone: 806-355-2565
    An international registry of families with two or more relatives with ovarian cancer. In addition to ovarian cancer research, the registry offers a HELPLINE, education, information and peer support for women with a high risk of ovarian cancer.
  • Gilda's Club: Telephone: 888-GILDA-4-U (888-445-3248)
    Gilda's Club is a special place where the focus is on living with cancer. And where men, women and children with any kind of cancer and their family members and friends can plan and build life-changing emotional and social support. At Gilda's Club, a community of support is developed in which people of all ages with all kinds of cancer learn from one another how to live more fully. The Gilda's Club philosophy of providing an emotional and social support community as an essential complement to medical treatment for people with cancer enables the organization to serve as a beacon for the provision of health care services in the 21st century.
  • Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF): Telephone: 312-578-1439; Hot-line: 800-444-4441
    The mission of the GCF is to ensure public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early diagnosis and proper treatment, as well as to support research and training related to gynecologic cancers. GCF advances this mission by increasing public and private funds that aid in the development and implementation of programs to meet these goals. Downloadable 2003 Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course Gynecologic Oncology Educational Kit for Medical Professionals http://www.thegcf.org/whatsnew/2003ovarian.htm. Downloadable Ovarian Cancer Educational Kit for the Lay Public http://www.thegcf.org/edukit/default.htm
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI): Telephone: 800-4CANCER (800-422-6237)
    NCI is a component of the national Institutes of Health, one of eight agencies that compose of the Public Health Service in the Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. needs: Selected information from PDQ, NCI's comprehensive cancer database, including summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, and supportive care, and information on ongoing clinical trials; CANCERLIT, NCI's bibliographic database; and fact sheets, news and other resources.
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS): Telephone: 877-NCCS YES (877-622-7937)
    NCCS is the only survivor-led advocacy organization working exclusively on behalf of this country's more than nine-million cancer survivors and the millions more touched by this disease. Founded in 1986, NCCS continues to lead the cancer survivorship movement. By educating all those affected by cancer and speaking out on issues related ot quality cancer care, NCCS is empowering.
  • National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC): Telephone: 888-OVARIAN (888) 682-7426
    NOCC is the leading ovarian cancer public information and education organization in the United States. NOCC initiated the first toll free ovarian cancer information line, maintains the most comprehensive website for ovarian cancer support in the world and has built a network of many state divisions across the U.S.
  • National Women's Health Information Center: Telephone: 800-994-WOMAN (800-994-9662) or 888-220-5446 for the hearing impaired
    Federal Government Source for Women's Health Information. The Website and toll-free call center were created to provide free, reliable health information for women everywhere. Browse their database for great resources or look through our Special Sections on topic areas like heart disease, disabilities and pregnancy.
  • OncoLink: Telephone: 215-349-8895
    OncoLink was founded in 1994 by University of Pennsylvania cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals, and the general public, obtain accurate cancer-related information free of charge. OncoLink provides comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
  • Ovarian Cancer National Alliance: Telephone: 202-331-1332
    In September 1997, leaders from seven ovarian cancer groups joined forces to form the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Their primary goal was to established a coordinated well as their families, to understand more about the disease, learn about treatment options, and gain access to national effort to place ovarian cancer education, policy and research issues prominently on the agendas of national policy makers and women's health care leaders.
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF): Telephone: 800-873-9569
    OCRF is devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research toward the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer. As OCRF strives to find a cure, it also seeks to support patients and their loved ones in understanding this disease and its treatment as well as to provide outreach programs and raise public awareness.
  • Patient Advocate Foundation: Telephone: 800-532-5274
    Patients Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys. Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • SHARE, Self Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer: Telephone: 866-891-2392
    SHARE is a not-for-profit organization that offers survivor-led support to women with breast or ovarian cancer, their families and friends. SHARE's unique support model assures that no one need face breast or ovarian cancer alone. Drawing on their own experiences, cancer survivors help others address the many emotional and practical issues that arise from a cancer diagnosis. SHARE empowers individuals and communities to advocate for increased access to care, improved treatment modalities and quality of and increased research funding. SHARE's services include hotlines, survivor-led support groups, wellness programs, educational forums, and advocacy adtivities. All programs are free of charge.
  • Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO): Telephone: 312-644-6610
    The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) is a national medical specialty organization of physicians who are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract. Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer by encouraging research, Disseminating knowledge which will raise the standards of practice in the prevention and treatment of gynecologic malignancies and cooperating with other organizations interested in women's health care, oncology and related fields.
  • The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Telephone (301) 427-1364
    AHRQ's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services. Specific information about ovarian cancer can be found under "Women's Health".
  • The Wellness Community (TWC): Telephone: 888-793-WELL (888-793-9355)
    The Wellness Community (TWC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing free emotional support, education and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones. Through participation in professionally led support groups, educational workshops and mind/body programs utilizing the Patient Active Concept, people affected by cancer can learn vital skills to regain control, reduce feelings of isolation and restore hope--regardless of the stage of disease.
  • Women's Cancer Network: Telephone: 312-578-1439
    The mission of the Women's Cancer Network is to keep women informed and to enable them to be their own health advocates. The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) and CancerSource have developed the Women's Cancer Network with an unrestricted educational grant provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology. The WCN is an interactive web site dedicated to informing women around the world about gynecologic cancer. Its goal is to assist women who have developed cancer, as well as their families, to understand more about the disease, learn about treatment options, and gain access to new or experimental therapies.

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