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Back to work after breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog16475
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Susan Nessim-Keeney/Cancervive , 2006.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 B126 2006
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
This DVD tells the story of six vibrant women, each intent on making a contribution through their careers. The women work at different jobs, but are alike in one important way: they are balancing the demands of a breast cancer illness and work. It explores the challenges women face in the workplac…
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Cancervive
Living With It
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Susan Nessim-Keeney/Cancervive
Publication Date
2006
Physical Description
27 minutes
Subjects
Occupational Health Services
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Social Support
Employment
Workplace
Personnel Management
Life Change Events
Survivors
Popular Work
Abstract
This DVD tells the story of six vibrant women, each intent on making a contribution through their careers. The women work at different jobs, but are alike in one important way: they are balancing the demands of a breast cancer illness and work. It explores the challenges women face in the workplace as they journey through treatment to recovery.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 B126 2006

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Cancervive : the challenge of life after cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog2969
Nessim, Susan, Ellis, Judith. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company , 1991.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ266 N465 1991
Availability
8 copies, 8 available
Drawing on the personal testimonials and accounts of survivors, the authors offer advice on what comes after the cure, including physical, emotional, and psychosocial problems; employment discrimination; insurance difficulties; and biomedical issues related to treatment such as fertility.
Author
Nessim, Susan
Ellis, Judith
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date
1991
Subjects
Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Popular Work
Abstract
Drawing on the personal testimonials and accounts of survivors, the authors offer advice on what comes after the cure, including physical, emotional, and psychosocial problems; employment discrimination; insurance difficulties; and biomedical issues related to treatment such as fertility.
ISBN
0395561906
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ266 N465 1991

Copies

c.2 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.3 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Draw me a picture : a coloring book for kids with cancer (for ages 3 to 6)

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog7848
Nessim, Susan, Wyman, Barbara. Los Angeles, CA: Susan Nessim , 1993.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 C5 N465d 1993
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
A coloring book specifically designed to assist children with cancer (ages 3-6) and those who care about them in coping with the crisis brought on by a life-threatening illness. This book is intended to be given to the hospitalized child as early as possible.
Author
Nessim, Susan
Wyman, Barbara
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Susan Nessim
Publication Date
1993
Subjects
Neoplasms
Infant
Child
Juvenile Literature
Abstract
A coloring book specifically designed to assist children with cancer (ages 3-6) and those who care about them in coping with the crisis brought on by a life-threatening illness. This book is intended to be given to the hospitalized child as early as possible.
ISBN
0963633309
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 C5 N465d 1993

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Friend for life : a story and activity book for kids with cancer (ages 7-11)

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog6483
Nessim, Susan, Wyman, Barbara. Los Angeles, CA: Cancervive , 1994.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 C5 N465 1994
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
A storybook and task-oriented activity book specifically designed for children with cancer (ages 7-11). Children who are diagnosed with cancer must face a series of overwhelming hurdles; physical, psychological and social. Everyone with the child can play an essential role in minimizing the trauma…
Alternate Title
Draw me a picture II
Author
Nessim, Susan
Wyman, Barbara
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
1994
Subjects
Neoplasms
Infant
Child
Juvenile Literature
Abstract
A storybook and task-oriented activity book specifically designed for children with cancer (ages 7-11). Children who are diagnosed with cancer must face a series of overwhelming hurdles; physical, psychological and social. Everyone with the child can play an essential role in minimizing the trauma associated with the disease. The patient, family, and medical team enter into a complex interdependent relationship. The child's ability to cope with and adjust to their illness is strengthened by an environment which is open and supportive.
ISBN
0963633325
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 C5 N465 1994

Copies

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 VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Going the distance : facing lung cancer together

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog16474
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Susan Nessim-Keeney/Cancervive , 2005.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WF658 G615 2005
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
Provides patients and caregivers with practical advice and personal insights from lung cancer survivors and their spouses. This patient-education DVD facilitates communication, provides information and emotional support to families as they confront the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Cancervive
Living With It
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Susan Nessim-Keeney/Cancervive
Publication Date
2005
Physical Description
14 minutes
Subjects
Lung Neoplasms - psychology
Lung Neoplasms - therapy
Social Support
Popular Work
Abstract
Provides patients and caregivers with practical advice and personal insights from lung cancer survivors and their spouses. This patient-education DVD facilitates communication, provides information and emotional support to families as they confront the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WF658 G615 2005

Copies

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 VAN Library AV Room Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Kids tell kids what it's like when their mother or father has cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog16481
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Susan Nessim Keeney/Cancervive , 1998.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 N465k 1998
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
This documentary encourages children to discuss their concerns and fears by showing them other kids have similar feelings. Fear, anger, guilt, and jealousy are all discussed.
Author
Nessim, Susan
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Susan Nessim Keeney/Cancervive
Publication Date
1998
Physical Description
15 minutes
Subjects
Parent-Child Relations
Neoplasms - psychology
Popular Work
Abstract
This documentary encourages children to discuss their concerns and fears by showing them other kids have similar feelings. Fear, anger, guilt, and jealousy are all discussed.
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 N465k 1998

Copies

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 VAN Library AV Room Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Kids tell kids what it's like when their mother or father has cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog9626
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Cancervive , 1998.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 N465k 1998
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Nessim, Susan
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
1998
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 15 minutes
Subjects
Parent-Child Relations
Neoplasms - psychology
Popular Work
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
QZ201 N465k 1998

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Living with it : daughter to mother : teenage girls whose mothers are living with recurrent breast cancer share their experiences

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog10683
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Cancervive , 2002.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 L786n 2002 v.2
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Alternate Title
Living with it : women with recurrent breast cancer and their daughters share their experiences
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Cancervive
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
2002
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour : 14 minutes
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - psychology - popular works - videocassettes
Breast Neoplasms - personal narratives - popular works - videocassettes
Neoplasm Metastasis - popular works - videocassettes
Parent-Child Relations - popular works - videocassettes
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
WP870 L786n 2002 v.2

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Living with it : mother to daughter : women living with recurrent breast cancer share their experiences

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog10378
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Cancervive , 2002.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 L786n 2002 v.1
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Alternate Title
Living with it : women with recurrent breast cancer and their daughters share their experiences
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Cancervive
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
2002
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 15 minutes
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - psychology - popular works - videocassettes
Breast Neoplasms - personal narratives - popular works - videocassettes
Neoplasm Metastasis - popular works - videocassettes
Parent-Child Relations - popular works - videocassettes
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
WP870 L786n 2002 v.1

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Making the grade : back to school after cancer for teens

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog9627
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, Ca.: Cancervive , 1999.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 N465m 1999
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, Ca.
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
1999
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 18 minutes
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology - in adolescence
Schools
Popular Work
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
QZ201 N465m 1999

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Making the grade : back to school after cancer for teens

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog18254
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Cancervive , 1999.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 N465m 1999
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Cancervive
Publication Date
1999
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology
Schools
Adolescent
Popular Work
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
QZ201 N465m 1999

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
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Spouse to spouse : what it's like when your partner has cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog16480
Nessim, Susan. Los Angeles, CA: Susan Nessim Keeney/Cancervive , 1999.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ200 S765 1999
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
Husbands and wives of people with cancer discuss their deepest emotions, sharing their fears and hopes as both partner and caregiver. The spouses, from varied backgrounds and at different stages in their lives, speak to how the illness tests the strength and endurance of their marriage. This 17 mi…
Author
Nessim, Susan
Corporate Author
Cancervive
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Susan Nessim Keeney/Cancervive
Publication Date
1999
Physical Description
17 minutes
Subjects
Spouses
Social Support
Neoplasms - psychology
Communication
Interpersonal Relations
Popular Work
Abstract
Husbands and wives of people with cancer discuss their deepest emotions, sharing their fears and hopes as both partner and caregiver. The spouses, from varied backgrounds and at different stages in their lives, speak to how the illness tests the strength and endurance of their marriage. This 17 minute documentary will help spouses of people with cancer articulate difficult feelings and encourage greater communication between partners.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ200 S765 1999

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library AV Room Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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