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http://cancerchatcanada.ca/

British Columbia Cancer Agency. Surrey, BC: Provincial Health Services Authority , 2012. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click the above link to view website.
CancerChatCanada provides online support to people affected by cancer and is funded primarily through the Canadian Partnership against Cancer. The British Columbia Cancer Agency Psychosocial Oncology program houses the central office for CancerChatCanada. ; CancerChatCanada offers professionally-fa…
Title
Cancer chat Canada
Corporate Author
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Place
Surrey, BC
Publisher
Provincial Health Services Authority
Year Published
2012
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Support Groups
Breast Cancer-Coping
Breast Cancer
Cancer Chemotherapy-Coping
Cancer Pain Control-Coping
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Abstract
CancerChatCanada provides online support to people affected by cancer and is funded primarily through the Canadian Partnership against Cancer. The British Columbia Cancer Agency Psychosocial Oncology program houses the central office for CancerChatCanada.
CancerChatCanada offers professionally-facilitated online groups that meet once per week for up to 90 minutes in a live “chat” room on the Internet.
They currently have groups for family members or friends caring for someone with cancer, groups for young women survivors of breast cancer, and cancer patients in treatment or dealing with advanced disease.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://cancerchatcanada.ca/
URL Notes
Click the above link to view website.
Audience
Patient or Public

The intelligent patient guide to breast cancer

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113075
Olivotto, Ivo, Gelmon, Karen, McCready, David, Kuusk, Urve. Vancouver, BC: Intelligent Patient Guide Ltd. , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 300 OLI 2011
This book for cancer patients and their families, by five practicing physicians and professors of medicine from Toronto and Vancouver, equips patients with the knowledge needed to take an active part in their treatment. Topics covered in the book include what cancer is, all about mammograms, breast…
Title
The intelligent patient guide to breast cancer
Author
Olivotto, Ivo
Gelmon, Karen
McCready, David
Kuusk, Urve
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Intelligent Patient Guide Ltd.
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Softcover: 315 p.
Topics
Breast Cancer-Therapy
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer-Coping
Abstract
This book for cancer patients and their families, by five practicing physicians and professors of medicine from Toronto and Vancouver, equips patients with the knowledge needed to take an active part in their treatment. Topics covered in the book include what cancer is, all about mammograms, breast self-examination technique, risk, what to do if a lump is found, benefits and side effects of all treatments, chemotherapy and radiation, what type of surgery is best, coping with cancer, reconstructive surgery and physiotherapy, living with the diagnosis, diet and vitamins, what herceptin is and how it should be used, the new concept of partial breast radiotherapy, what a sentinel node biopsy is, preventing recurrence of cancer, and practical tips.
ISBN
9780981159911
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 300 OLI 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Kaelin, Carolyn M., Coltrera, Francesca. New York, NY: McGraw Hill , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 325 KAE 2005
This book informs patients and their families about living through breast cancer. It will help you to understand your diagnosis, choose a care team, identify your treatment options and make informed decisions, as well as look and feel your best during and after treatment and to maintain good healt…
Title
Living through breast cancer
Author
Kaelin, Carolyn M.
Coltrera, Francesca
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw Hill
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Hardcover; 370 p.
Topics
Breast Cancer-Coping
Cancer-Coping
Abstract
This book informs patients and their families about living through breast cancer. It will help you to understand your diagnosis, choose a care team, identify your treatment options and make informed decisions, as well as look and feel your best during and after treatment and to maintain good health after breast cancer.
ISBN
0071444637
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 325 KAE 2005
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Speltz, Ann, Sternberg, Kate (Illustrator). Washington, DC: Magination Press , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FE 600 SPE 2003
Clare keeps a journal that describes the medical treatments her mother undergoes for breast cancer, her family's experiences, and her own feelings and concerns. Includes a list of resources.
Title
The year my mother was bald
Author
Speltz, Ann
Sternberg, Kate (Illustrator)
Place
Washington, DC
Publisher
Magination Press
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback, col. ill.; 64 p.
Topics
Children Coping with Parent's Cancer
Breast Cancer-Coping
Picture Books
Abstract
Clare keeps a journal that describes the medical treatments her mother undergoes for breast cancer, her family's experiences, and her own feelings and concerns. Includes a list of resources.
Notes
Ages 8-13
ISBN
1557988374
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FE 600 SPE 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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