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Breast Cancer
The yearly estimate of new cases of breast cancer in Canada is about 21,800. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in Canada. The following list of resources offer important information about breast cancer.
"the risk factors, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer"
Breast Cancer   (616.99449 And)
50 essential things you can do to support your own healing and wellness.
Though this book is written primarily for those with breast cancer, the subjects covered can be useful to nearly everyone whose cancer is in a late stage.
Local Organizations
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Branch
20 Victoria Street
Toronto
Phone: 416 815 1313
Canadian Cancer Society - South York Region
30 East Beaver Creek Suite 100
Richmond Hill L4B 1J2
Phone: 905 709 4978
Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide  (616.99449 HIR 2008)
This guide may very well serve as the next best thing to an on-call physician, providing clear explanations to questions--whether general or specific--via a detailed index and 17 well-organized chapters.
A straightforward presentation of the information men need to know immediately following the diagnosis and through each stage that follows including answers about sexuality, nutrition, finances, chemotherapy, breast implant and more.
I Am Not My Breast Cancer  (362.1969944900922 I)
800 women talk openly about their experiences with breast cancer
Stand By Her  (616.99449 And)
A breast cancer guide for men to help and support the women in their lives.
"From diagnosis to recovery"
a sixteen year survivor and nurse gives you the in-depth look at breast cancer's biology, psychology and treatment options.
The Silver Lining  (616.99449 Jac)
A supportive and insightful guide to breast cancer.
Waking The Warrior Goddess  (6156.99449 Hor)
Dr. Horner's program to protect against and fight breast cancer.
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