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Information Kit

This information kit is designed to help patients navigate the treatment options for breast cancer.

Included below is the Breast Cancer Companion Guide, which will direct you to the information needed at each step in the pathway.

The information kit is maintained by the BC Cancer Agency Breast Tumour Group and the BC Cancer Agency Library. 


Breast Cancer Companion Guide

A navigational tool which is the starting point of this kit. The guide interacts with the other resources in the kit and in the community.

Breast cancer companion guide  


Intelligent Patient Guide to Breast Cancer
5th edition, 2011. 
ISBN: 9780981159911

by Ivo Olivotto, Karen Gelmon, David McCready and Urve Kuusk.  This book can be borrowed from the BC Cancer Agency Library and from many public libraries in BC and the Yukon. You can purchase it by contacting the publisher, ordering from local bookstores or through online booksellers such as Chapters/Indigo.

Intelligent patient guide to breast cancer

Nutrition Guide for Women with Breast Cancer
Diet is important because eating well can improve recovery and may help to lower the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Nutrition guide for women with breast cancer

After Breast Cancer Treatment – What Next?
A booklet which identifies the challenges after treatment is completed. 

After breast cancer treatment What Next?

My Partner has Breast Cancer: How can I help? : a Parallel Journey
A booklet for partners and/or support persons. 

My Partner has breast cancer


Exercises after Breast Surgery : a guide for women. This Canadian Cancer Society booklet provides a series of exercises for women to do after breast cancer surgery.  Available in English, French and Chinese.

Exercises after breast surgery 

Revised February 2014


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