Cancer screening

Cancer screening

Key messages about breast cancer screening

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English
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Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Briefly discusses breast cancer screening, and explains how to use the services of the Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program.

Key messages about breast cancer screening (Traditional Chinese)

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Chinese
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Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Briefly discusses, in Traditional Chinese, breast cancer screening, and explains how to use the services of the Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program.

Key messages about breast cancer screening (Simplified Chinese)

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Chinese
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Briefly discusses, in Simplified Chinese, breast cancer screening, and explains how to use the services of the Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program.

Guest editorial on public health aspects of breast cancer gene testing in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Simon B Sutcliffe
Publisher: 
Chronic Diseases
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the scientific and social status of testing for genes which are associated with the development of breast and ovarian cancer.

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The Asian Women's Health Clinic: addressing cultural barriers to preventive health care

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Lorna Sent
Penny Ballem
Elan Paluck
Lois Yelland
Anne M. Vogel
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the reasons behind the creation of the Asian Women's Health Clinic. Also details the clinic's operations, and lessons learned. Includes references.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946

Cervical cancer: screening hard-to-reach groups

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Eva Grunfeld
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Suggests recruitment strategies for reaching under-screened groups such as elderly, Aboriginal, poor, and immigrant women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Hussein Z. Noorani
Allan Brown
Becky Skidmore
Gavin C.E. Stuart
Publisher: 
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the diagnostic accuracy of detecting precancerous malignant cervical lesions by liquid-based cytology (LBC) and HPV testing, compared to that of Pap smears.

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ISBN 1894978072 (print)
ISBN 1894978080 (electronic version)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Access to breast cancer screening programs for women with disabilities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Maria Barile
Publisher: 
DAWN Ontario
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Evaluates the accessibility of the Québec based program, the Programme québecois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS) in Montréal for women with diverse disabilities, based on seven criteria of Universal Accessibility, which includes: equitable use; flexibility in use; simple and intuitive; use perceptible information; tolerance for error; low physical effort; and, size and space for approach and use. Presents experiences of the environmental barriers and/or facilitators at the centres studied in hope that this aids women with disabilities to choose centres which best suit their needs.

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CancerCare Manitoba

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Governmental Body
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English
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Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Assist patients, families and health care providers to obtain cancer information. Discusses the mandate, departments and programs of the foundation. Also includes links to staff and patient resources.

Primary Telephone: 
204-787-4143
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-407-2223
Street Address: 
675 McDermot Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3E 0V9

We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lenore Riddell
Kathy Greenberg
Joan Meister
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH DISA.R53 2003
ISBN 1894356268
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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