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Library

Revised 16 October 2014 

      Library Catalogue

   Search the catalogue and request items from our six libraries. Loan period for books and AV material is 4 weeks. A mail-out service is available for all people in B.C. and the Yukon.
New Books and Resources
                                             
Take a look at the new books, videos, and other items that we've added to our collection.
Most Searched Topics
Find library materials recommended by BC Cancer Agency staff. Topics include different cancer types, talking to children about cancer, nutrition, smoking, and more. This link updates automatically, so new materials are easy to find.
Resources for Sale

BC Cancer Agency Patient and Family Counseling Staff have written and produced a variety of resources for cancer patients and their families, including books, relaxation CDs and tapes.  These items are also available for loan from the BCCA Library.
Library Bookmark This bookmark contains cancer information resources and our contact information.  You can get printed copies of this bookmark from the BCCA Library.

Library Pathfinders (descriptive lists of books, dvds, support services and more)
All pathfinders are in pdf format.
 
Caregiving and Support 
Chemotherapy
Clinical Trials

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Coping with a Recent Diagnosis 
Coping with Cancer 
Coping with Death and Dying 
Coping with Grief   
Depression and Anxiety
Exercise and Fitness 
Fatigue 
Helping Children Cope with Cancer in the Family 
Helping Children Understand Death and Cope with Grief       
Home Care 
Life after Cancer  
Lymphedema
Meditation and Mindfulness 
Personal Appearance 
Radiation Therapy
Sexuality and Partner Support 
Young Adults with Cancer 
  Bladder Cancer 
Breast Cancer 
Brain Cancer 
Childhood Cancer
Colorectal Cancer 
Head and Neck Cancer
Kidney Cancer 
Leukemia
Liver Cancer 
Lung Cancer 
Lymphoma
Multiple Myeloma
Ovarian Cancer 
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Uterine Cancer

Library Services
The BC Cancer Agency's Library and Cancer Information Centres provide materials and services to people in British Columbia and the Yukon primarily from its main library in Vancouver.

Rix Family Discovery Centre LibraryNamed in honour of the generous donation given by the Rix family, Don, his wife Eleanor and daughter Laurie, the Rix Family Discovery Centre is located on the ground floor of the BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre.

Library staff will help patients, members of the public, and health-care professionals to find information, using a wide variety of resources including electronic information sources and Internet searches. 

The BCCA also offers Cancer Information Services in the regional cancer centres in Abbotsford, Kelowna, Prince George, Surrey, and Victoria

A toll-free number (1-888-675-8001 ext 8001) is available for people in BC and the Yukon who are not able to come to one of the cancer centres in person. Queries may also be sent through the Contact Us form that is at the top of any BCCA webpage.

Links
 to Recommended Websites on cancer and health are compiled and evaluated by BC Cancer Agency Librarians and BC Cancer Agency experts.