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Busting out: breast health for lesbian & bisexual women  
http://www.sherbourne.on.ca/PDFs/BustingOut%20Illustrated.pdf

Presents a breast health brochure and poster for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Published: 2005
Breast health: a guide for teens  
http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/breast_health.html

Focuses on being a guide for teens on breast health. Looks at breast development, what's normal, lumps and bumps, self breast exam, breast cancer risks, buying a bra, and measuring for a bra.

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Published: 1999-2004
We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/werewomentoo.pdf

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

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Published: 2003
Keeping your breasts healthy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40794
Explains what you can do to keep your breasts healthy. Looks at issues surrounding breast self-examination and mammograms. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Keeping your breasts healthy: breastfeeding  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40795
Describes how to stay healthy and take special care of our breasts when breastfeeding. Examines what things to avoid during this time. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Aboriginal women's breast health/breast cancer booklet series
Discusses how to reduce cancer risk, receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, and available treatment options and supports. Explains how Aboriginal women can stay healthy.
Published: 1998
Estronaut: a forum for women's health  
http://www.estronaut.com
Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer. (See Details)
Bridging the gaps: a capacity building project to assess the needs of breast health and breast cancer support and information wi  
http://www.bca.ns.ca/bridgingthegaps/
Works to raise the awareness of breast cancer and the supports presently available to Black women in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Factors affecting follow-up among low-income women with breast abnormalities  
http://www.liebertonline.com/doi/abs/10.1089/154099904322966182;jsessionid=jU7nNXgw8sW5?journalCode=jwh
Assesses factors affecting follow-up care among low-income women after identification of a breast abnormality. (See Details)
Published: 2004
About mammograms: a woman’s guide  
http://dawn.thot.net/mammogram.html
Provides a brief introduction to what a mammogram is and describes six steps to breast health for women. Concludes with a short list of organizations to contact for more information. (See Details)