Web Resources

Breast Reconstruction Program

Resources

Organizations and Web Resources

Health Canada Breast implants
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php
Health Canada Breast Implants

BC Cancer Agency Library Services
www.bccancer.bc.ca
604.675.8001
1.888.675.8001, local 8001

BC Cancer Agency Patient & Family Counseling Services
www.bccancer.bc.ca
1.800.663.3333 (Vancouver)
1.888.563.7773 (Kelowna)
604.930.4000 (Fraser Valley)
1.877.547.3777 (Abbotsford)
1.800.670.3322 (Victoria)

Screening Mammography Program of BC
www.bccancer.bc.ca
1.800.663.9203

Abreast and the Rest Newsletter
www.abreastinthewest.ca

Victoria Breast Health Centre
www.viha.ca/breast_health_services/
250.727.4467

Callanish Healing Retreats Society
www.callanish.org
604.732.0633

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation BC - Yukon Chapter
www.cbcf.org
604.683.2873
1.800.561.6111

Canadian Breast Cancer Network
www.cbcn.ca
1.800.685.8820

Canadian Cancer Society, Cancer Information Services
www.cancer.ca
1.888.939.3333

InspireHealth Integrated Cancer Care (formerly Centre for Integrated Healing)
www.inspirehealth.ca
604.734.7125

First Nations Breast Cancer Society
www.fnbreastcancer.bc.ca
604.872.4390

Recommended Reading

Olivotto, I, Gelmon, K & Kuusk, U. (2001). Breast Cancer. All you need to know to take an active part in your treatment. Third Edition. Vancouver: Intelligent patient guide.

Berger, K & Bostwick, J. (1998). A woman's decision. Breast care, treatment and reconstruction. Second edition. St. Louis, Missouri: Quality Medical Publishing.

Kaye, R. (1991). Spinning Straw into Gold. Your emotional recovery from Breast Cancer. New York: Simon & Schuster Ltd.

Cotter, A. (1999). From this moment on. A guide for those recently diagnosed with cancer. Toronto: MacMillan.

References

Cunningham, B.L., Lokeh, A., Gutowski, K.A. Saline-filled breast implant safety and efficacy: a multi-centre retrospective review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000;105: 2143-2149.

Janowsky, E.C., Kupper, L.L., Hulka, B.S. Meta-analysis of the relation between silicone breast implants and the risk of connective tissue diseases. N Engl J Med. 2000; 342:781-790.

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