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Resources

With this resource section of the website, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation provides you with links to additional sources of information about breast health and breast cancer:


Glossary

A glossary with key words described in everyday language.


Publications & Programs

Publications & programs: developed by Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation with information about breast health and breast cancer.


Online tools and tips for living well: to help you reduce your risk of breast cancer by quitting smoking, having a more balanced diet, drinking less alcohol, gaining a healthier body weight, becoming more physically active, and reducing your exposure to chemicals that may increase breast cancer risk.


Questions to ask your health care provider about breast health or, if you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, to ask your surgeon or oncologistOncologist:
A doctor or surgeon who specializes in treating cancer. A medical oncologist specializes in drug therapy (chemotherapy) for cancer. A radiation oncologist specializes in treating cancer with radiation.
about your diagnosis and treatment.


Breast cancer organizations and support services throughout Canada.


Understanding web health info: tips on how to assess web sites for reliable sources of health information, and how best to conduct searches on the Internet.


Understanding research: an introduction to key research terms, types of studies and tips on how to evaluate research articles and media reports.