Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Breast Health Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Offers complete, compassionate and timely health care to women experiencing actual or suspected breast problems.

Primary Telephone: 
403-944-2240
Fax Number: 
403-944-2250
Street Address: 
Alberta Health Services Corporate Office
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
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url (http://www.crha-health.ab.ca/clin/women/Breast_Health.htm) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Investigating psychosocial adjustment in breast cancer: a discussion paper

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Diane Irvine
Lillie Lum
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses critical adjustment difficulties facing women with breast cancer and their families. Identifies gaps in addressing the psychosocial needs of women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.I78 1997
ISBN 066224978X

A summary report on what women with a family history of breast cancer said about their information-seeking experiences

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Alberta Cancer Board/Breast Cancer InfoLink
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Provides a summary report on the breast health and breast cancer information needs of women with a family history of breast cancer.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.S86 1998

A summary report on what women who had discovered a breast change said about their information needs

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Alberta Cancer Board/Breast Cancer InfoLink
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Provides a summary report on women's breast health and breast cancer information needs at the prediagnostic stage.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.S86 1998

Breast, cervical and lung cancers in Aboriginal women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Fjola Hart-Wasekeesikaw
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Focuses on breast, cervical and lung cancer in Aboriginal women and looks at what research should be focusing on in the future.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.H37 1995

Making decisions about the removal of my breast cancer: what do I prefer?

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information to help women decide, along with their surgeon, which type of surgical treatment (lumpectomy followed by radiation or mastectomy) can be used for breast cancer.

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Getting back on track: life after treatment

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English
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Online
Author: 
Diane Finkle
Publisher: 
Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guidebook that uses non-medical terms to help breast cancer patients cope with the physical, psychological and practical concerns they may face long after completion of active treatment.

Quality determinants of organized breast cancer screening programs in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies requirements and conditions for high-quality breast cancer screening. Addresses issues related to the client-centred approach, promotion of and recruitment into the program, retention, quality of mammography, reporting of results, communication of results, follow-up and diagnostic workup, and program evaluation. Also presents, as special projects, results of a survey on quality assurance in Canadian breast screening programs, and details of a proposed study on radiologists’ performance in Canada.

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ISBN 0662339843 (Print)
ISBN 0662339851 (Online)

Rethinking pink

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gwynne Basen
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Critiques corporate-sponsored "pink ribbon" campaigns for breast cancer research.

Breast cancer in Canadian women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Healther Bryant
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides an overview of breast cancer incidence in Canada, as well as risk factors, interventions, and guidelines. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14726874
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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