Search Resources (English): Breast cancer survivors

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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.

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Published: 2004
An unexpected journey: women's voices of hope after breast cancer
Relates the experiences of women diagnosed with breast cancer and shows others in the same situation how to go past the shock of the initial diagnosis and find balance in their lives and hope for the future.
Published: 1998
Breast cancer in the NWT: the voice of survivors
Recounts the experiences of sixteen women who survived breast cancer, from the Western Arctic and the Kitikmeot Region.
Published: 1997
How can we love you? Behind the scenes with the play "Handle with Care?"
Provides a documentary about a community theatre group touring with the play, "Handle with Care?"
Published: 2001
Handle with care?: living with metastatic cancer
Focuses on the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer, based on a live dramatic presentation that has been performed in communities around Ontario.
Life after breast cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39522
Examines the lived experiences of women after breast cancer. Demonstrates how many cancer survivors feel after treatment and years after the diagnosis. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The politics of breast cancer
Examines why funding levels for breast cancer research achieved extensive media coverage as well as attention and action from various government agencies between 1990 and 1993.
Published: 2001
What breast cancer survivors need to know about osteoporosis  
http://www.niams.nih.gov/bone/hi/osteoporosis_breastcancer.htm
Examines the link between breast cancer treatments and osteoporosis. Provides management strategies for breast cancer survivors. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Breast reconstruction  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the pro's and con's of post treatment surgery. 

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Published: 1987
The politics of breast cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article offers an in-depth look at breast cancer statistics and an analysis of the current struggle against it. Shares information about breast cancer research, available resources, fighting misconceptions and ongoing activism.  

 


 


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Published: 1992