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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

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency PG 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 VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
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BRCA1 and BRCA2 predictive genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers : a systematic review of clinical evidence

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog14921
McGahan, Lynda. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA) , 2006.
Audience
Professional
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Alternate Title
Technology report, Issue 66, March 2006
Author
McGahan, Lynda
Corporate Author
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA)
Publication Date
2006
Series
CADTH report
Technology report 66
Subjects
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
Genetic Screening
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Ovarian Neoplasms - genetics
Technology Assessment, Biomedical
ISBN
1894978986 (print)
1894978994 (online)
Language
English
Material Type
Report
Online
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
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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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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 Works
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.

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency PG Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency SUR Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency KEL Cancer Info Ctr Available
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Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny

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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 Works
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

Copies

c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency PG 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 Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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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 Works
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

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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Managing BRCA mutation carriers

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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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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 Works
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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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 Works
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

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 Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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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 Works
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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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
  1 read online  
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 Works
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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