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Predictive genetic testing for breast and prostate cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog3946
Noorani, Hussein Z, McGahan, Lynda. Ottawa, Ont.: CCOHTA , 1999.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP870 N818 1999
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Noorani, Hussein Z
McGahan, Lynda
Place of Publication
Ottawa, Ont.
Publisher
CCOHTA
Publication Date
1999
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Prostatic Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Screening
Technology Assessment, Biomedical
ISBN
1895561698
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP870 N818 1999

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Waiting for cancer to come : women's experiences with genetic testing and medical decision making for breast and ovarian cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120171
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
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Author
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene
Place of Publication
Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Publication Date
2014
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Genetic Testing
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Decision Making
Women's Health
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Ovarian Neoplasms - psychology
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9780472052196
9780472120352
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Internet
Website Notes
Patients and the public of BC and the Yukon can access this title by emailing library@bccancer.bc.ca or calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to obtain a username and password.
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Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20413
Friedman, Sue, Sutphen, Rebecca, Steligo, Kathy. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP870 F911 2012
Availability
8 copies, 8 available
Author
Friedman, Sue
Sutphen, Rebecca
Steligo, Kathy
Place of Publication
Baltimore, MD
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
xix, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series
Johns Hopkins Press health book
Subjects
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Neoplasms - etiology
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Risk Factors
Popular Work
ISBN
9781421404080
1421404087
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Hereditary Cancer Program
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 F911 2012

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Previvors : facing the breast cancer gene and making life-changing decisions

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19836
Port, Dina Roth. New York, NY: Avery , 2010.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 P839 2010
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Port, Dina Roth
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Avery
Publication Date
2010
Physical Description
xiii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - prevention & control
Risk Factors
Mastectomy
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Genetic Testing
Decision Making
Popular Work
ISBN
9781583334058
158333405X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 P839 2010

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Positive results : making the best decisions when you're at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19567
Morris, Joi L, Gordon, Ora K. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books , 2010.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP870 M875 2010
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Morris, Joi L
Gordon, Ora K
Place of Publication
Amherst, NY
Publisher
Prometheus Books
Publication Date
2010
Physical Description
395 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Genes, BRCA2
Risk Factors
Genetic Testing
Decision Making
Popular Work
ISBN
9781591027768
1591027764
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 M875 2010

Copies

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Breast cancer in the family : understanding your risk: 38 p. : ill.

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog114744
Willow Breast and Hereditary Cancer Support. Toronto, ON: Willow Breast and Hereditary Cancer Support , 2011.
Audience
Patient or Public
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Understanding BRCA : living with the breast cancer gene

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120470
Foster, Clarissa. London, UK: Hammersmith Health Books , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 F754 2017
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
Author
Foster, Clarissa
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Hammersmith Health Books
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
xviii, 325 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Neoplasms - etiology
Neoplasms - psychology
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Genetic Carrier Screening
Risk Factors
Risk Reduction Behavior
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781781611203
1781611203
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 F754 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Pandora's DNA : tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog114187
Stark, Lizzie. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 S795 2014
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Stark, Lizzie
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
324 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - history
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Mastectomy - history
Genetic Screening
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Personal Narratives
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9781613748602
1613748604
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 S795 2014

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Managing BRCA mutation carriers

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120399
Cham, Switzerland: Springer , 2017.
Audience
Professional
Table of Contents:; Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer -- Genetic Evaluation for Women at Increased Risk -- Imaging Screening and Surveillance -- Risk-Reducing Surgery for BRCA1/2 Genetic Mutation Carriers -- Prophylactic Oophorectomy for Patients with Germline BRCA Mutations -- Pathology of BRCA Tu…
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Editor
Chagpar, Anees B.
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Publication Date
2017
Series
EBSCOhost eBook
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
BRCA1 Protein
BRCA2 Protein
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Abstract
Table of Contents:
Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer -- Genetic Evaluation for Women at Increased Risk -- Imaging Screening and Surveillance -- Risk-Reducing Surgery for BRCA1/2 Genetic Mutation Carriers -- Prophylactic Oophorectomy for Patients with Germline BRCA Mutations -- Pathology of BRCA Tumors -- Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in BRCA Mutation Carriers -- Medical Management of Breast Cancer in BRCA Mutation Carriers -- Radiation Oncology Considerations in the Management of Mutation Carriers with Breast Cancer -- Fertility Preservation in BRCA Carriers: Special Considerations -- Management of Male BRCA Mutation Carriers -- Psychosocial, Ethical, and Legal Implications for Mutation Carriers.
Notes
BRCA stands for "BReast CAncer"
ISBN
9783319591971
9783319591988
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
This title is licensed for one user at a time on BCCA-network computers. If you are denied access while on a network computer, try again later.
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Rudnick, Joanna. New York, NY: First Run Features , 2008. closed captioned version.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 R916 2008
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is …
Author
Rudnick, Joanna
Edition
closed captioned version
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
First Run Features
Publication Date
2008
Physical Description
colour ; 83 minutes
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Genes, BRCA1
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Screening - psychology
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Fertility
Reproductive Behavior
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is risking her life by holding on to her fertility. In the Family follows Joanna as she connects with other women trying to navigate the unpredictable world of predictive genetic testing. Intensely personal and timely, this provocative film asks: How much do you sacrifice to survive?
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 R916 2008

Copies

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Cancer in the family : take control of your genetic inheritance

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog114763
Ross, Theodora. New York, NY: Avery , 2016.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ210 R826 2016
Availability
7 copies, 7 available
Author
Ross, Theodora
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Avery
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
xv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - genetics
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genes, BRCA1
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781101982839
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ210 R826 2016
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Understanding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19253
McCullum, Mary. Vancouver, BC: BC Cancer Agency. Hereditary Cancer Program , 2001.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ202 B862u 2001
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
McCullum, Mary
Corporate Author
BC Cancer Agency. Hereditary Cancer Program
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Cancer Agency. Hereditary Cancer Program
Publication Date
2001
Physical Description
14 minutes
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Neoplasms - etiology
Genetic Counseling
Popular Work
Language
English
Material Type
VHS
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
QZ202 B862u 2001

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Prognostic and predictive value of p53

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog13996
European School of Oncology. New York, N.Y.: Elsevier , 1997.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ202 P963 1997
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Corporate Author
European School of Oncology
Editor
Klijn, Jan G. M
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
1997
Subjects
Predictive Value of Tests
Genes, p53
Neoplasms - genetics
Neoplasms - therapy
ISBN
044482832X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
QZ202 P963 1997

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Role of genetic testing in surgical oncology

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog113681
Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , 2015.
Audience
Professional
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Alternate Title
Surgical oncology clinics of North America v.24, no.4 October 2015
Editor
Weber, Thomas K.
Petrelli, Nicholas J
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
2015
Series
Surgical oncology clinics of North America v.24, no.4
Subjects
Genetic Testing
Genetic Counseling
Neoplasms - genetics
Neoplasms - surgery
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary - genetics
ISBN
9780323401081
ISSN
1055-3207
Language
English
Material Type
Serial
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library Journals

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BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
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Decision-making about prophylactic oophorectomy because of a genetic risk of ovarian cancer : a study of potential BRCA1/2 carriers' accounts

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog9437
Halloway, Nina. Vancouver, B.C.: BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services , 2001.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP322 H193 2001
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Halloway, Nina
Place of Publication
Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services
Publication Date
2001
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 60 minutes
Subjects
Ovariectomy - videocassettes
Genetic Screening - videocassettes
Ovarian Neoplasms - prevention & control - videocassettes
Risk Factors - videocassettes
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Professional
Location
Kelowna Library
Call Number
WP322 H193 2001

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Inherited susceptibility to cancer : clinical predictive and ethical perspectives

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog4913
New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press , 1998.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ202 I55f 1998
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Foulkes, William D
Hodgson, Shirley V
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date
1998
Subjects
Disease Susceptibility - genetics
Neoplasms - genetics
Ethics, Medical
Genetic Counseling
ISBN
0521563402
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Hereditary Cancer Program
Call Number
QZ202 I55f 1998

Copies

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Breast cancer genomics : from the individual to the population

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog21476
Perou, Charles M. Vancouver, BC: BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services , 2014.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ206 B365 2014 v.345
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Alternate Title
Monday noon seminar series
BCCA Research Seminar Series
Author
Perou, Charles M
Corporate Author
BC Cancer Research Centre Seminar Series
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
60 minutes
Series
BC Cancer Research Centre seminar series 345
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Gene Expression - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - classification
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Sequence Analysis
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
QZ206 B365 2014 v.345

Copies

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Systematic approaches to a successful literature review

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog20654
Booth, Andrew, Papaioannou, Diana, Sutton, Anthea. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications , 2012.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
W20.5 B725 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Booth, Andrew
Papaioannou, Diana
Sutton, Anthea
Place of Publication
Thousand Oaks, CA
Publisher
Sage Publications
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
279 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Biomedical Research - methods
Writing
Review Literature as Topic
Evidence-based practice - methods
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Bibliography as Topic
Information Storage and Retrieval - methods
Information Services - organization & administration
ISBN
9780857021359
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
W20.5 B725 2012

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In control : making the most of the genetic test for breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog3791
Sharpe, Neil. Scarborough, Ont.: Prentice-Hall Canada, Inc. , 1997.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP870 S532 1997
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Sharpe, Neil
Place of Publication
Scarborough, Ont.
Publisher
Prentice-Hall Canada, Inc.
Publication Date
1997
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Popular Work
ISBN
0138979685
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 S532 1997

Copies

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Annie Parker decoded : the story that inspired the film

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120955
Parker, Annie. Brampton, ON: Annie Parker Books , 2014.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 P238 2014
Availability
7 copies, 7 available
This book follows Annie Parker and her cancer journey, loss of family members and being one of the first women in Canada to be tested for the BRCA1 gene mutation, confirming her beliefs that her cancer were hereditary.
Author
Parker, Annie
Place of Publication
Brampton, ON
Publisher
Annie Parker Books
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Genes, BRCA1
Personal Narratives
Autobiography
Abstract
This book follows Annie Parker and her cancer journey, loss of family members and being one of the first women in Canada to be tested for the BRCA1 gene mutation, confirming her beliefs that her cancer were hereditary.
ISBN
9780993830501
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 P238 2014

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