Cancer survivors

Cancer survivors

Strength in numbers: project plans to unite support services for women with breast and reproductive cancers

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jane Shulman
Edition: 
Vol.12 No.1
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2009/2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

This article highlights the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer's 2008 report entitled "Where Do We Go From Here? Suport services for women with breast, cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer in Atlantic Canada" which looks at the idea of merging services to meet the needs of the underserved gynaecological cancer population.

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ISSN 14800039

Turning heads: portraits of grace, inspiration, and possibilities

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jackson Hunsicker
Publisher: 
Press On Regardless
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Sherman Oaks, CA

Presents a compilation of photographs of women bald from chemotherapy.

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CANC.H86 2006
ISBN-10 0977007405
ISBN-13 9780977007400

Bearing up with cancer: life, and living with ...

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Annie Smith
Publisher: 
Second Story Press
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Shows us what it's like to live with cancer by narrating her experiences, all illustrated using her childhood alter ego, Bear, to play the part of the patient.

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CANC.A56 2004
ISBN 1896764800
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Review, December 2004: Annie Smith has been fighting cancer for almost 20 years. In this book Dr. Smith shows us what its like to live with cancer by narrating her experiences, all illustrated using her childhood alter ege, Bear, to play the part of the patient. This is a wonderful work that not only gives health providers a chance to experience cancer from the patients point of view, but will also appeal to anyone else who has been affected and touched by cancer.

Reproductive questions and answers for cancer survivors: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Talks about hormones and ovaries, premature ovarie failure, fertility and pregnancy, fertility treatments, other fertility issues, and sexual relationships after cancer. Avaliable in html and pdf.

Sexuality & cancer: for the woman who has cancer, and her partner

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English
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Author: 
Leslie R. Schover
Publisher: 
The American Cancer Society, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Discusses women's sexuality and how it is effected by cancer. Touches on what a "normal" sex life is, healthy sexual response, and elements of female sexual desire and response. Discusses the keys for staying sexually healthy despite cancer treatment, effects of cancer treatment on female sexual desire and response, ways of dealing with sexual problems, special aspects of some treatments, how to keep your sex life going, and myths about cancer. Also included is a special section for single women: when to talk about your cancer, the possibility of rejection and improving your social life.

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