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    We can inform you about financial resources, breast health, treatments, breast cancer journey, local community support groups and simply having someone to speak with who’s been there.


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  • Saying the 'Right' thing

    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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  • Post-mastectomy reconstruction

    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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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.


We provide free support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer, or at high risk.


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.