Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Women and cancer: a thorough and compassionate resource for patients and their families

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn Runowicz
Jeanne A. Petrek
Ted S. Gansler
Publisher: 
American Cancer Society and Villard Books
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Discusses the four major areas of cancer suffered by women: breast, cervical, ovarian, and endometrial

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.R86 1999
ISBN 0679778144
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Includes index. --- Review, Network Fall 2000: This book is devoted to the four major areas of cancer suffered by women: Breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterus). Each section explains the anatomical features of that area of a woman's body followed by information on the diagnosis, testing and treatment with the goal of helping the cancer patient, and her supporters, understand the disease and better able to guide her treatment.

"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
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Jon Church
Vernon Curran
Shirley Solberg
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Studies a telephone support model to be used in the provision of social support to survivors of breast cancer among women living in rural Newfoundland.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH BREC.C45 1999
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Questions to ask about breast cancer: what you need to know

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides questions women may want to ask when faced with a breast cancer diagnosis. Covers mammography, diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatments, reconstruction, and recovery.

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Breast cancer information triage tool

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susanne Arnold
Joanne Pawelek
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer InfoLink, Prairies/NWT
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Developed to help individuals and organizations respond appropriately to requests for information on breast cancer.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.B74 1997

The ABC's kit of breast cancer information resources

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Prairies/NWT Breast Cancer InfoLink
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer InfoLink
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Discusses the information needs of women with breast cancer and provides a guide to various sources of information. Includes reproducible handouts and forms to help patients get the information they want.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.B74 1998
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Review, Network Spring 1998: The ABCs of Finding Information on Breast Cancer, a package of resource material that teaches health consumers how to assess research, studies and think critically. Lots of web sites, books and organizations.

Breast Cancer Action

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Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Advocates for true prevention through understanding and eliminating the causes of breast cancer; a true cure with treatments that don't nearly kill people or cause other diseases; universal access to quality health care.

Primary Telephone: 
415-243-9301
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@bcaction.org
TTY/TDD: 
877-278-6722
Fax Number: 
415-243-3996
Street Address: 
323-55 New Montgomery St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94105

Manmade breast cancers

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Zillah Eisentein
Publisher: 
Cornell University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ithaca, NY

Provides a critque of environmental damage and the health of women's bodiesé

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.E36 2001
ISBN 0801487072
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring/Summer 2002: In this book, Ms Eisenstein brings together a critique of environmental damage and the health of women’s bodies, gains perspective on the role race plays as a factor in breast cancer and in political agendas, links prevention and treatment, and connects individual support and political change.

Questions and answers on breast cancer: a guide for women and their physicians

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada and the Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information about the decisions that must be made when breast cancer is suspected or diagnosed, based on national guidelines for the care and treatment of this disease.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066231042X
Notes: 
Review, Network Summer 1998: A lump can be felt in my breast. What should happen next?" and goes through several procedures and treatments for breast cancer patients. The booklet, based on The Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Care and Treatment of Breast Cancer, also provides a list of resources, and information on support groups for women with breast cancer.

Mythbreaking and truthtelling: a lecture and discussion about breast cancer featuring Susan M. Love, M.D.

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Susan M. Love
Publisher: 
Breast Cancer Action Montreal
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides a transcript of Dr. Susan Love's lecture hosted by Breast Cancer Action Montreal on January 29, 1996.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.M98 1996

Breast Cancer Support Services

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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

Forms a self-help organization dedicated to the support of women and men concerned about breast cancer and breast health. Web site includes information on their services, as well as breast cancer information.

Primary Telephone: 
905-634-2333
Email Address: 
mailbox@breastcancersupport.org
Fax Number: 
905-634-2110
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-465-1902
Street Address: 
695 Brant St
City: 
Burlington
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L7R 2H4
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