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Breast Cancer

In this section of the manual: 

Revised November 2017

The Department of Pathology has consolidated its request forms onto a single sheet. The consolidated request form replaces the following individual request forms:

  1. Request for Special Stains
  2. Request for Breast Pathology Review (other than node negative)
  3. Request for Retrospective Her2neu Testing
  4. Request for node-negative pathology reviews
Please use the consolidated form for all pathology requests and ensure that it is filled in as completely as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact Lily Yuen at 604-877-6000 ext. 672073.

The following form(s) are in pdf file format:

Revised March 2014

These resources are available from BC Cancer.

There is patient level information on breast cancer. BC Cancer produces a wide variety of pamphlets and brochures about breast cancer and its treatment, including nutrition information.

For more information about breast cancer screening, visit the BC Cancer Screening website.

Patient and Family Counselling Services offer support programs and services to patients and their families.  

The BC Cancer Library is a valuable resource for patients, family and friends. Librarians can help you find answers to your questions. There are books, video and audio materials and pamphlets available for loan. Pathfinders are another valuable resource produced by the Library.

The  Breast Tumour Group is a multidisciplinary team that includes Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Surgical Oncologists, Hematologists, Neuro-Oncologists, Pathologists, Radiologists, Pharmacists, nurses and many others from cancer centres and Health Authorities within British Columbia. 


Dr. Stephen Chia, Medical Oncology, Vancouver Centre

Updated on March 8, 2023 

Types of cancer

BC Cancer produces general information on the various types of cancer, including what it is, how it’s treated and where to find support and resources.

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