Breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer survivors

The politics of breast cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pam Bristol
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an in-depth look at breast cancer statistics and an analysis of the current struggle against it. Shares information about breast cancer research, available resources, fighting misconceptions and ongoing activism.  

 


 


Breast reconstruction

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Lorna Zabach
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the pro's and con's of post treatment surgery. 

What breast cancer survivors need to know about osteoporosis

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Examines the link between breast cancer treatments and osteoporosis. Provides management strategies for breast cancer survivors.

The politics of breast cancer

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Hogan Casamayou
Publisher: 
Georgetown University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Examines why funding levels for breast cancer research achieved extensive media coverage as well as attention and action from various government agencies between 1990 and 1993.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.C37 2001
ISBN 0878408517
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

Life after breast cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Mains
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the lived experiences of women after breast cancer. Demonstrates how many cancer survivors feel after treatment and years after the diagnosis.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Handle with care?: living with metastatic cancer

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English
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Video
Publisher: 
Tomboy Productions
Publication Place: 
London, England

Focuses on the issues facing women with metastatic breast cancer, based on a live dramatic presentation that has been performed in communities around Ontario.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.T66

How can we love you? Behind the scenes with the play "Handle with Care?"

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English
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Video
Author: 
Laura Sky
Publisher: 
Sky Works
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a documentary about a community theatre group touring with the play, "Handle with Care?"

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.H69 2001
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Review, Network Summer 2001: Hope, laughter, and gutsy women on the road across Canada, reaching out to women living with breast cancer. This documentary challenges audiences to re-think their relationships with the women in their lives who have metastatic breast cancer, and outlines ways that friends, family and health professionals can be helpful. Filmmaker Laura Sky takes us backstage, where she explores the personal stories of two cast members with metastatic breast cancer. Excerpts from the play in rehearsal and production are interlaced with conversations among these women, their friends and families.

Connecting Rainbows Breast Cancer Support Group

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

Provides peer support and information through sharing and caring. Improves the quality of life of women survuivors or breast cancer.

Primary Telephone: 
(905) 642-2329
Street Address: 
109 Booth Drive
City: 
Stouffville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4A 4S1

Breast cancer in the NWT: the voice of survivors

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English
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Paper
Author: 
NWT Breast Cancer Working Group
Publisher: 
Status of Women Council of the NWT
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Yellowknife, NWT

Recounts the experiences of sixteen women who survived breast cancer, from the Western Arctic and the Kitikmeot Region.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.B74 1997
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