Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Voices and faces: a qualitative study of rural women and a breast cancer self-help group via an audio teleconferencing network

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English
Translated Title: 
Voix et visages : une étude qualitative sur les femmes rurales et le cancer du sein : un groupe d’entraide par téléconférence audio
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Synthesizes the findings of a research project using audio teleconferencing as a social support to rural breast cancer survivors.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH BREC.M68 2001

Pills for "prevention" vs. the precautionary principle

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines how the precautionary principle focuses on the fundamental changes in public policy that will ultimately be necessary to achieve true cancer prevention.

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What you should know about breast cancer risk

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
Revised 2011
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Explains the difference betwen risk reduction and prevention. Presents myths and facts about breast cancer risk factors.

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Breast Cancer Action Ottawa

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

Supports and educates breast cancer survivors and patients, their families, and friends in the Ottawa region. Provides links to resources, a discussion forum and information on their services.

Primary Telephone: 
613-736-5921
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@bcaott.ca
Fax Number: 
613-736-8422
Street Address: 
Riverside Mall, 739A Ridgewood Ave
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1V6M8

Breast Cancer Action Saskatchewan

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

Forms an organization that makes the lives of Saskatchewan residents affected by breast cancer more manageable through information, education, advocacy, support and networking. Provides access to their newsletter.

Primary Telephone: 
306-586-9191
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bcas@sasktel.net
Fax Number: 
306-757-9703
Street Address: 
E-2318 Assiniboine Ave E
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4V 2P5

Breast Cancer Centre of Hope

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

Provides support and help to women with breast cancer including professional consultations with Nurse Educators, peer consultations with breast cancer survivors, links to other programs, a lending library, a newsletter and a prothesis bank.

Primary Telephone: 
204-788-8080
Email Address: 
hope@cancercare.mb.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-660-4866
Street Address: 
691 Wolseley Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 1C3

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

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

Seeks to decrease the impact of breast cancer, create and increase breast cancer awareness, and ensure through information, empowerment, and peer support that no one faces breast cancer alone. Site provides facts and information in English and Spanish.

Primary Telephone: 
312-986-8338
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
312-294-8597
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-221-2141 (English, US)
Street Address: 
1000-212 W Van Buren
City: 
Chicago
Province: 
Ilinois
Postal/ZIP Code: 
60607
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Multiple TollFree found: "800-221-2141 (English, US) and 800-986-9505 (Español, US)"

breastcancer.org

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English
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Online
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breastcancer.org
Publication Place: 
Narberth, PA

Web site that provides information about breast cancer, including sections on prevention, symptoms & diagnosis, treatment, research news, ask the expert, recovery & renewal, support & community, and pictures of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Action Kingston

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

Forms an organizations that works to educate and support women living with breast cancer, their families and their communities. Site provides links to resources, newsletters, and their calendar of events.

Primary Telephone: 
613-531-7912
Email Address: 
bcak@on.aibn.com
Fax Number: 
613-531-9675
Street Address: 
105-1379 Princess St
City: 
Kingston
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7M 3E4

Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

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