Breast self-examination

Breast self-examination

Breast health: a guide for teens

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

Focuses on being a guide for teens on breast health. Looks at breast development, what's normal, lumps and bumps, self breast exam, breast cancer risks, buying a bra, and measuring for a bra.

Shifting sands: breast self-examination (BSE) called into question

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Canadian Cancer Society
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines recent research on BSE and the impact it is having on health policies, services, and recommendations to the public.

Breast self examination (BSE) website

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English
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Online
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Thunder Bay Breast Health Coalition
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Thunder Bay Breast Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Thunder Bay, ON

Discusses the pros and cons of breast self-examination and provides a text, visual, and auditory guide to performing breast self-exam. Includes information on other screening methods.

Breast self-examination: under review

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English
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Online
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Janine O'Leary Cobb
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the usefullness of breast self-examinations in light of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care's report.

Breast self-examination: a handbook for women with disabilities

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English
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Paper
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Beth Mairs
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Addresses the challenges women with disabilities face for detecting, controlling, and treating breast cancer.

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