Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Cancer health centre

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

Breast cancer bulletin board

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English
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Online
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Ontario Breast Cancer Information Exchange Partnership (OBCIEP)
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides access to three online discussion forums about breast cancer: on information resources, activities, and projects.

"No relationship": say researchers of suggested link between abortion and breast cancer

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English
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Paper
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Childbirth by Choice Trust
Publication Date: 
1997, 2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the medical debate concerning the possible link between abortion and the development of breast cancer later in life. Summarizes the results of recent studies showing no credible link between the two.

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Breast cancer and B.C. women: a report to the Minister of Health from the Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health

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English
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Paper
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Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health
Publisher: 
BC Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents action to address issues surrounding breast cancer, including prevention, screening and diagnostic services, treatment, information and support, and research, all from a women's health perspective.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.B74 1995
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Includes bibliographical references.

Connecting Rainbows Breast Cancer Support Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Support group/peer support

Provides peer support and information through sharing and caring. Improves the quality of life of women survuivors or breast cancer.

Primary Telephone: 
(905) 642-2329
Street Address: 
109 Booth Drive
City: 
Stouffville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4A 4S1

Ontario Breast Cancer Information Exchange Partnership (OBCEP)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

The Ontario Breast Cancer Information Exchange Partnership is a coalition of organizations working together to improve access to information and support for women and their families affected by breast cancer.

Primary Telephone: 
416-351-3815
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
admin.obcep@cancercare.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-351-3812
Street Address: 
950 - 790 Bay St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1N8

Scarborough Breast Cancer Support Group

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Governmental Body
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English
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Support group/peer support

Supports women whose lives have been touched with breast cancer. Shares concerns, empowers, gains courage and strength through mutual support.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 292-9555
Street Address: 
Canadian Cancer Society 525 Markham Road, Unit 4
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario

Mammography screening controversty

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English
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Online
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Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides a series of articles and web sites that help understand the controversy and provide insight into the politics of the breast cancer industry.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

Funds, supports and advocates for breast cancer research, education and awareness programs, early diagnosis and effective treatment, and a positive quality of life for those living with breast cancer.

Primary Telephone: 
416-596-6773
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
cbcf@cbcf.org
Fax Number: 
416-596-7857
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-387-9816
Street Address: 
6th Fl 375 University Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2J5

Think before you pink

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides a web site that examines the cosmetics industry's "pink ribbon" campaigns, especially in light of the fact that many cosmetics contain toxic ingredients that may be linked to breast cancer.

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