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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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Apron strings : inheriting courage, wisdom and...breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog19835
Greene, Diane Tropea. Highland CIty, FL: Rainbow Books, Inc. , 2007.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 G799a 2007
Availability
6 copies, 6 available
Author
Greene, Diane Tropea
Place of Publication
Highland CIty, FL
Publisher
Rainbow Books, Inc.
Publication Date
2007
Physical Description
xii, 135 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Family Relations
Genetic Predisposition to Disease - psychology
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9781568251080
1568251084
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 G799a 2007

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 SUR Cancer Info Ctr Missing 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
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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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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

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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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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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 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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