Search Resources (English): Breast cancer

Results 1 - 10 of 175

Results

"Voices and faces": a qualitative study of rural women and a breast cancer self-help group via an audio teleconferencing network  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Church%20Finalreport.pdf

Studies a telephone support model to be used in the provision of social support to survivors of breast cancer among women living in rural Newfoundland.

 (See Details)
Published: 1999
Public health vs. chemoprevention  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses chemoprevention experiments, which test potent drugs to prevent disease, and the risks, particularly for Canadian women, of these experiments.

 (See Details)
Published: 2001
"Voices and faces": a qualitative study of rural women and a breast cancer self-help group via an audio teleconferencing network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Summarizes research that developed an explanatory model of the use of audio teleconferencing in the provision of social support to survivors of breast cancer among women living in rural Newfoundland.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000
What you should know about breast cancer risk  
http://bcaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/What-you-should-know-about-breast-cancer-risk.pdf

Explains the difference betwen risk reduction and prevention. Presents myths and facts about breast cancer risk factors.

 (See Details)
Published: Revised 2011
Risk, biotechnology and political rationality: lessons from women's accounts of breast cancer risks  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/9-robertson.pdf

Analyzes how women make sense of their personal risks for breast cancer, and how they feel about their ability to exert control over the disease, as individuals or as members of a group.

 (See Details)
Published: 2000
Voices and faces: a qualitative study of rural women and a breast cancer self-help group via an audio teleconferencing network  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving17.pdf

Synthesizes the findings of a research project using audio teleconferencing as a social support to rural breast cancer survivors.

 (See Details)
Published: 2001
Exposure: environmental links to breast cancer  
http://www.womenshealthyenvironments.ca/programs/films/exposure

Explores the little understood links between environmental degradation and breast cancer.

 (See Details)
Published: 2001
Contribution of BRCA1/2 mutation testing to risk assessment for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer, monograph

Provides a literature review with respect to: the prevalence of BRCA1/2 mutations in HBOC families, breast or ovarian cancer cases, and certain founder populations, the available risk assessment models, and more.

Published: 2006
Contribution of BRCA1/2 mutation testing to risk assessment for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer: summary report

Describes the nature of the evidence concerning the use of this genetic technology and discusses the unresolved questions and uncertainties that complicate the decision-making process.

Published: 2006
Getting back on track: life after treatment  
http://www.uhn.ca/patients_%26_visitors/health_info/references/

Provides a guidebook that uses non-medical terms to help breast cancer patients cope with the physical, psychological and practical concerns they may face long after completion of active treatment.

 (See Details)
Published: 2004