Cancer prevention

Cigarettes, a feminist issue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


CAREX Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

A national surveillance project that estimates the number of Canadians exposed to substances associated with cancer in the workplace and community environments. These estimates provide significant support for targeting exposure reduction strategies and cancer prevention programs.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 827-5622
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-855-827-5622
Street Address: 
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Addt'l Street Address: 
2206 East Mall
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z3
Country: 
Canada

Alliance for Cancer Prevention

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

A multi-stakeholder group in the UK working together on cancer prevention. Members campaign on issues to ensure that the cancer establishment acknowledges the environmental and occupational risk factors for preventable cancers.

Primary Telephone: 
07960033687
Email Address: 
info@allianceforcancerprevention.org.uk
Country: 
United Kingdom

What do we mean by "trauma-informed"? (webinar)

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Dr. Vivian Brown
Margaret Bryans
Stephanie Capyk
Lynda Dechief
Arlene Haché
Dr. Robin Mason
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Features a discussion between six researchers and/or service providers across Canada and the U.S. who work with women in the areas of mental health, substance use and trauma/violence. Following the initial presentations, participants asked questions and heard these questions discussed in a real-time, round-table format.

This webinar is part of the larger project "Assisting Women with Mental Health, Substance Use and Trauma-Related Concerns with Trauma-Informed Approaches" and follows an earlier webinar featuring Dr. Vivian Brown and Dr. Laurie Drabble.

Order Information: 
Available online.
Notes: 
Includes video of the webinar and Powerpoint slides.
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