Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Bridging the gaps: a capacity building project to assess the needs of breast health and breast cancer support and information wi

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Author: 
Sandra Downey
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Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia Division
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Works to raise the awareness of breast cancer and the supports presently available to Black women in Nova Scotia.

Perspectives of rural women with breast cancer

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Ontario Breast Cancer Community Research Initiative
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Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the perspectives of rural women living with breast cancer, including their illness experiences.

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BREC.P47 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Guest editorial on public health aspects of breast cancer gene testing in Canada

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Simon B Sutcliffe
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Chronic Diseases
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the scientific and social status of testing for genes which are associated with the development of breast and ovarian cancer.

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Breast cancer, pregnancy, and breastfeeding

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Michael Helewa
Pierre Lévesque
Diane Provencher
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews evidence on whether pregnancy and breastfeeding change the lifetime risk for breast cancer in women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Use of hormonal replacement therapy after treatment of breast cancer

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Robert Lea
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the use of hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) after treatment of breast cancer and provides recommendations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Taking action for a healthy future: educational resource guide & community handbook for the film Exposure: environmental links t

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Women's Healthy Environments Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Includes background information on the link between the environment and breast cancer, as well as guidelines for discussion, based on the film.

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BREC.T35

Abreast in a boat: a race against breast cancer

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Author: 
Donald C. McKenzie
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes a Vancouver exercise program for survivors of breast cancer in which the women formed a dragon boat paddling team.

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ISSN 00084409
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Includes bibliographical references.

Not alone: peer support through audio teleconferencing for rural women with breast cancer

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Vernon R. Curran
Jon G. Church
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes a pilot project which used an audio teleconferencing network to facilitate a self-help peer support group for breast cancer survivors in rural Newfoundland and Labrador.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

EMFs & cancer

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Breast Cancer Prevention Coalition

Discusses the association between bancer and exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs). Identifies sources of EMFs in the home and in the workplace. Outlines a theory of how EMF exposure may trigger breast cancer. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Breast Cancer Initiative: breast cancer and professional education

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines a strategy to enhance the education of physicians in the area of breast cancer. Gives the mandate, tasks, expected outcomes and committee members of the initiative.

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