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The need for action on women's health: women's health fact sheets  
http://www.nupge.ca/current_pub.html

Presents statistics on various women's health issues, including: lung cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, midwifery, heart disease, and future trends.

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Published: 2000
Cancers: actions I can take to reduce my risks of developing cancer  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Cancers_e.pdf
Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Aanniarutiqpallaat: hunaliurutigijungnaqtatka aanniaqtailinighakkut aanniarutirjuamin  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Cancers_n.pdf
Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer, in Inuinnaqtun. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Amâlet anniat: piusigisokka anajanginitsauniagama sakititsigiamut amalimmik anniamik  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Cancers_l.pdf
Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer, in Labradorimiut. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Radon gas could be in your home  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1158426836669&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&NL=20061101en
Gives a brief overview of what is radon, how it can affect your health, what are Health Canada's guidelines for radon, how you can find out if radon is in your house, and how to reduce the risk of radon. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Cancer health centre  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/cancer/
Provides consumer information on breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer. Prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Women's Health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Cancers: actions I can take to reduce my risks of developing cancer (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Cancers_i.pdf
Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer, in Inuktitut. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Breast, cervical and lung cancers in Aboriginal women
Focuses on breast, cervical and lung cancer in Aboriginal women and looks at what research should be focusing on in the future.
Published: 1995
Gender in lung cancer and smoking research  
http://www.who.int/gender/documents/tobacco/9241592524/en/index.html

This document reviews the need for a gender-sensitive approach to lung cancer research. Lung cancer is a major cause of premature and avoidable mortality around the world, and although in more developed countries mortality rates are beginning to decrease, especially in men, the number of deaths from lung cancer in less developed countries is steadily increasing. While historically more men than women have died from lung cancer as a result of higher levels of smoking, the male:female mortality ratio is now showing signs of narrowing.

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Published: January 2004
Women and COPD: a national report  
http://www.lung.ca/_resources/Women_COPD_Report_2006.pdf

Examines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in women in Canada. States that "COPD has emerged as a crucial women’s health issue,” with more than 425,000 women in Canada diagnosed in 2006, and more than 4,300 who died of the disease that same year.

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