Breast cancer

Breast cancer

International summit on breast cancer and the environment: research needs

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Environmental Health Sciences Center
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Berkeley, CA

Reports on an agenda for research into the relationship between breast cancer and the environment.

State of the evidence: what is the connection between chemicals and breast cancer?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Nancy Evans (ed.)
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The Breast Cancer Fund & Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines the link between certain chemical compounds and breast cancer. Explains what is known and what research still needs to be done.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Phytoestrogens and breast cancer

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English
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Online
Author: 
Barbour S. Warren
Carol Devine
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Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors in New York State
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents the most current information known on the link between consuming foods rich in phytoestrogens and a lower risk of developing breast cancer.

Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research
Community education/development

Addresses the relationship between environmental risk factors and breast cancer through a variety of research and education strategies. Translates scientific findings and data into understandable and accessible information.
NOTE: The BCERF Program on the Cancer Risk of Environmental Chemicals in the Home and Workplace closed on March 31, 210. For more information, go to: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/closure.cfm

Primary Telephone: 
(607) 254-2893
Email Address: 
breastcancer@cornell.edu
Fax Number: 
(607) 255-8207
Street Address: 
112 Rice Hall Cornell University
City: 
Ithaca
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
14853-5601
Internal Notes : 
url (http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/bcerf/) does not appear valid, changed to current link, we need to determine where we can save their info for our database, as they are shutting down soon.

Breast cancer in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosemarie Ramsingh
Dena Schanzer
Judy Snider
Francoise Bouchard
Janet Beauvais
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer in Canada, risk factors, screening programs, and treatment options.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mastectomy or lumpectomy? The choice of operation for clinical stages I and II breast cancer (2002 update)

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Hugh Scarth
Jacques Cantin
Mark Levine
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Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Assists women and their physicians in making the most clinically effective and personally acceptable decision regarding the choice of primary surgery for potentially curable breast cancer.

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Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer 3
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

Axillary dissection

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
David R. McCready
Jacques Cantin
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information needed by patients with breast cancer (stages I and II) and their physicians when deciding whether axillary dissection should be carried out.

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Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer 4
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Atlantic Breast Cancer Net

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

Presents a web site designed to link Atlantic breast cancer web sites and online information into one site. Contains links, resources, articles, papers, news reports, support group locator, online chats, buddy connections, events calendar, and mailing lists.

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Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition position paper on the primary prevention and early detection and screening of breast, ovaria

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English
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Online
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Publisher: 
Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Considers prevention measures relating to 3 types of cancer: cervical, ovarian and breast. Provides recommendations specific to the prevention of women's cancers.

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CANC.R63 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

BCA's response to "click" for mammograms buttons

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

Discusses "click a button to fund free mammograms" breast cancer sites in the United States. Argues that very little money is actually raised for a service that already exists.

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