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Life After Breast Cancer

... How accurate are popular ideas about cancer? How do they play out in the lives of people who have the disease? In the case of women with breast cancer, the fit turns out to be particularly poor, according to ...

Book page - cwhn - 07/15/2009 - 15:22 - 0 attachments

Inflammatory breast cancer

Inflammatory breast cancer is an uncommon type of breast cancer that can grow and spread quickly even at a relatively early stage ...

What's Hot Post - cwhn - 07/15/2009 - 15:26 - 0 attachments

Making Us Visible: Promoting Access to Breast Health and Breast Cancer Services for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

... is a ground breaking initiative, funded by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Ontario Chapter.  This project is a partnership between ...

What's Hot Post - cwhn - 07/15/2009 - 15:26 - 0 attachments

Looking back at breast cancer

... Women's Review of Books,  Ellen Leopold writes about breast cancer memoirs from decades before breast cancer activism by women took hold. ...

What's Hot Post - cwhn - 05/10/2014 - 18:10 - 0 attachments

Breast self-examination: What it means and why the thinking about it has changed

... Health Care released its guideline on screening for breast cancer for average-risk women (aged 40 to 79) in late 2011. The guideline ...

Network Magazine - cwhn - 07/19/2012 - 20:03 - 0 attachments

Take Back Our Genes: Ending the Patents on Breast Cancer Genes

... Monday June 25th  or  Tuesday June 26th  Breast Cancer Action is hosting the free webinar:   Take Back Our Genes: ...

What's Hot Post - cwhn - 06/27/2012 - 13:17 - 0 attachments

Suggestions for Breast Screening - Mammographers and Breast Screening Nurses

Breast screening is often recommended for women between the ages of 50 and 69 as a preventive health strategy. Breast examination and mammography procedures can be experienced as intimate ... Recruiting letters should inform women that finding a cancer early improves the chances for full recovery. Patient fear may be ...

Story - cwhn - 06/21/2011 - 20:58 - 0 attachments

GUEST COLUMN - Being proactive about your breast health

... dear to us or even ourselves developing a disease such as breast cancer. So, in an effort to turn our understandable emotional strife into ...

Blog Post - cwhn - 11/29/2013 - 07:32 - 0 attachments

Plastics industry workers and breast cancer risk: Q & A

... de l’industrie des matières plastiques et le risque du cancer du sein : Q et R Owning Org:  ... they work with plastics. Discusses the risk of developing breast cancer due to these exposures, the current situation with occupational ...

English Resource Record - cwhn - 12/27/2012 - 18:59 - 0 attachments

State of the evidence 2010: the connection between breast cancer and the environment

... Breast Cancer Fund Publication Date:  ... CA This edition of the Breast Cancer Fund's landmark report summarizes and evaluates the scientific ...

English Resource Record - cwhn - 09/27/2012 - 18:04 - 0 attachments