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    People are often at a loss about what to say and do when a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer. Learn how you can support someone with practical suggestions you can do to help.


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    BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day’s events and online resources help provide Canadian women with access to accurate and unbiased information so that each can make an informed decision.


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  • Breast Cancer Support Groups in Canada

    Did you know that we train facilitators who volunteer to lead breast cancer support groups in their community? We can help you start your own group or find existing support near you.


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  • Understanding Breast Cancers

    Breast cancer is often thought of as one disease, but it is actually a group of different cancers that affect the breast. And, there are several types. That's why no two cancers are alike.


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  • Your Breast Health

    Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel and change through time can help you detect breast cancer earlier and can give you more treatment options. Find out how to look and feel for changes.


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Living With Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a serious illness. With advances in breast cancer screeningScreening:
The search for diseases such as breast cancer in people without symptoms. Mammography is an important tool for breast cancer screening and earlier detection.
, diagnosis and treatment, women with breast cancer are now living longer and often with a better quality of life. However, some women still die from breast cancer, and others live with long-lasting effects from their treatment.

Active treatment for breast cancer can last for weeks or months, and your life may be affected by it in many ways.

This section of the web site considers how different parts of your life may be affected by breast cancer and offers suggestions on how to cope with these changes, including the following: