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Systems, Browsers & Plug-ins

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Mac Users

This site best viewed with Firefox.

Mac operating systems (OS) and compatible browsers.

Mac OS 10.2.8
Safari 1.0.3
Firefox 1.0.7

Mac OS 10.3.9
Safari 1.3.2
Firefox 2.0

Mac OS 10.4.X
Safari 2.0
Firefox 2.0

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Our multimedia files, such as Breast Self-Exam and Anatomy of Breast Cancer, require the free Adobe Flash Player browser plug-in.

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Pop-up Windows and Pop-up Blockers

Each internet browser provides ways to block pop-up windows, which often display unwanted advertising. However, some of the content on is displayed in pop-up windows. To learn more about enabling and disabling pop-ups, visit the following sites for instructions:

Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker

Using Firefox Options and Preferences

Open the Safari web browser.
Click on the Safari menu in the upper left hand corner of the screen.
Turn the pop-up blocker on or off by checking (or un-checking) Block Pop-up Windows.
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