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Bathsheba's breast : women, cancer and history

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog13387
Olson, James S. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press , 2002.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP11 O52 2002
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Olson, James S
Place of Publication
Baltimore, MD
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date
2002
Physical Description
x, 302 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - history
Mastectomy - history
ISBN
0801869366
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Library
Call Number
WP11 O52 2002

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Beyond slash, burn, and poison : transforming breast cancer stories into action

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15470
Knopf-Newman, Marcy Jane. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press , 2004.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 K72b 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Knopf-Newman, Marcy Jane
Place of Publication
New Brunswick, NJ
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Publication Date
2004
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - personal narratives - popular works
Mastectomy - psychology - popular works
Drug Therapy - psychology
Social Change - United States
ISBN
0813534712
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP870 K72b 2004

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Breast cancer : management, treatment and cure

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog1530
Quintrell, Bob, Murphy, Kevin, Thompson, Robert. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia. Biomedical Communications , 1987.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 B82 1987
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
Pt.1: 28 minutes; Pt.3: 21 minutes; Pt.4: 18 minutes
Alternate Title
Pt.1: After the diagnosis, before the surgery
Pt.3: When breast cancer comes back
Pt.4: Reconstruction with Dr. Robert Thompson
Author
Quintrell, Bob
Murphy, Kevin
Thompson, Robert
Place of Publication
Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
University of British Columbia. Biomedical Communications
Publication Date
1987
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 94 minutes
Series
Living with cancer series
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Breast Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Mastectomy - psychology
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Mammaplasty
Popular Work
Abstract
Pt.1: 28 minutes
Pt.3: 21 minutes
Pt.4: 18 minutes
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Call Number
WP870 B82 1987

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Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction : what's right for you

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122210
Anstett, Patricia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 A624 2017
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This book reframes the important discussion about lumpectomy, mastectomy and breast reconstruction around the women who have had these operations. It offers women's unique viewpoints about the less discussed but essential part of breast cancer: the surgery nearly every woman has, regardless of whet…
Author
Anstett, Patricia
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
ix, 229 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Mammaplasty
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Decision Making
Mastectomy, Segmental
Mastectomy
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
This book reframes the important discussion about lumpectomy, mastectomy and breast reconstruction around the women who have had these operations. It offers women's unique viewpoints about the less discussed but essential part of breast cancer: the surgery nearly every woman has, regardless of whether she has reconstruction or not. - Introduction, page ix
ISBN
9780810895690
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 A624 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Breast implants : everything you need to know

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog10813
Bruning, Nancy. Alameda, CA: Hunter House Inc., Publishers , 2002. 3rd ed.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP910 B896 2002
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Bruning, Nancy
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Alameda, CA
Publisher
Hunter House Inc., Publishers
Publication Date
2002
Subjects
Mammaplasty - popular works
Breast Neoplasms - psychology - popular works
Mastectomy - psychology - popular works
Silicones - adverse effects - popular works
Breast Neoplasms - surgery - popular works
ISBN
0897933710
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP910 B896 2002

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Breast reconstruction guidebook : issues and answers from research to recovery

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120178
Steligo, Kathy. , 2017. 4th ed.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 S824 2017
Availability
9 copies, 8 available
Author
Steligo, Kathy
Edition
4th ed.
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
xiii, 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Mastectomy
Mammaplasty
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Breast Diseases - surgery
Popular Work
ISBN
9781421422961
1421422964
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 S824 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Breast stories : cancer survivors speak out

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog21537
Carpenter, Phil. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside , 2012.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 C296 2012
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Breast cancer survivors who chose to undergo mastectomy talk about issues of beauty, identity, and femininity in this collection of portraits and frank personal essays
Author
Carpenter, Phil
Place of Publication
Markham, ON
Publisher
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
109 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Mammaplasty
Mastectomy
Portraits
Family Relations
Survivors - psychology
Pictorial Works
Photographs
Body Image
Personal Narratives
Canada
Abstract
Breast cancer survivors who chose to undergo mastectomy talk about issues of beauty, identity, and femininity in this collection of portraits and frank personal essays
ISBN
9781554552726
1554552729
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 C296 2012

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Davis, Amelia. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press , 2000.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP870 D261 2000
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Davis, Amelia
Place of Publication
Urbana, Ill.
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Publication Date
2000
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Mastectomy - photographs
Body Image
Pictorial Works
Popular Work
ISBN
0252069250
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP870 D261 2000

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Getting ready for breast surgery

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog21721
Blades, Jan. Vancouver, BC: BC Cancer Agency , 2013. rev ed.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
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Getting ready for breast surgery

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15554
Coutts, Nancy, Parker, Cathy. Vancouver, BC: BC Cancer Agency , 2007.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WP910 G394 2007
Availability
12 copies, 12 available
Only applicable to patients at BCCA Vancouver Centre or Vancouver General Hospital or UBC Hospital
Author
Coutts, Nancy
Parker, Cathy
Corporate Author
BC Cancer Agency. Breast Tumour Group Secretariat
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Cancer Agency
Publication Date
2007
Physical Description
16 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Breast Diseases - surgery
Mastectomy
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Popular Work
Abstract
Only applicable to patients at BCCA Vancouver Centre or Vancouver General Hospital or UBC Hospital
Language
English
Material Type
Booklet
Handout
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Library
Call Number
WP910 G394 2007

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Living in the postmastectomy body : learning to live in and love your body again

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog6675
Zuckweiler, Becky. Vancouver, B.C.: Hartley & Marks Publishers Inc. , 1998.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 Z94 1998
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Zuckweiler, Becky
Place of Publication
Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
Hartley & Marks Publishers Inc.
Publication Date
1998
Physical Description
xiii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Mastectomy - rehabilitation
Mastectomy - psychology
Popular Work
ISBN
0881791520
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 Z94 1998

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Lymphoedema DIY self management : bilateral mastectomy : upper extremity lymph nodes removed one side (LNR1S)

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog113442
Shaw, Tania, Exton, Jillian. Charleston, SC: Jillian Exton , 2013.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WH700 S536 2013
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Shaw, Tania
Exton, Jillian
Place of Publication
Charleston, SC
Publisher
Jillian Exton
Publication Date
2013
Physical Description
vi, 22 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects
Lymphedema - therapy
Upper Extremity
Mastectomy - complications
Exercise Therapy
Popular Work
ISBN
9780987275851
Language
English
Material Type
Book
DVD
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WH700 S536 2013

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Now what? : a patient's guide to recovery after mastectomy

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog119986
Curran Baker, Amy, Curran Brown, MaryBeth, Curran, Linda. New York, NY: Demos Medical Pub. , 2012.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 B167 2012
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
Table of Contents; 1: MAKING THE DIFFICULT DECISIONS; 2: NOW WHAT?; 3: AFTER-CARE, RECOVERY, AND COMPLICATIONS; 4: VOICES; 5: POST-SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS
  1 read online  
Author
Curran Baker, Amy
Curran Brown, MaryBeth
Curran, Linda
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Demos Medical Pub.
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
xiv, 193 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series
R2 Library
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms
Breast - surgery
Mastectomy - rehabilitation
Self-Care
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
Table of Contents
1: MAKING THE DIFFICULT DECISIONS
2: NOW WHAT?
3: AFTER-CARE, RECOVERY, AND COMPLICATIONS
4: VOICES
5: POST-SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONS
ISBN
1936303256
9781936303250
9781617051012
Material Type
Ebook
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Internet
Call Number
WP870 B167 2012
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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Oncoplastic and reconstructive management of the breast

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122726
Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2020. 3rd ed.
Audience
Professional
Contents:
  1 read online  
Editor
Kronowitz, Steven J.
Benson, John R.
Nava, Maurizio
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Publication Date
2020
Series
R2 Library
Subjects
Mastectomy, Subcutaneous - methods
Mastectomy, Segmental - methods
Mammaplasty - methods
Abstract
Contents:
Notes
Preceded by Oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast / edited by Guidubaldo Querci della Rovere, John R. Benson, Maurizio Nava. Second edition. 2011.
ISBN
1498740715
9781498740715
9781000762211
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
This title is licensed for one user at a time on BC Cancer network computers.If you are denied access while on a network computer, try again later.
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Oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog14912
New York, NY: Taylor & Francis , 2004.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP910 O58 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Editor
Querci della Rovere, Guidubaldo
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication Date
2004
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Mastectomy, Subcutaneous - methods
Mastectomy, Segmental - methods
Mammaplasty - methods
Mastectomy, Subcutaneous - psychology
Mastectomy, Segmental - psychology
Mammaplasty - psychology
ISBN
1841843512
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP910 O58 2004

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Operative management of breast disease

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog2028
Baker, R. Robinson, Niederhuber, John. Philadelphia, Pa.: W.B. Saunders Company , 1992.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP910 B168 1992
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Baker, R. Robinson
Niederhuber, John
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, Pa.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders Company
Publication Date
1992
Subjects
Mastectomy
Breast Diseases - surgery
ISBN
721629601
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP910 B168 1992

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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

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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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Prophylactic mastectomy : development of decision-support resources for high-risk women and their health-care providers

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog9920
McCullum, Mary Katherine. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia , 2002.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WP870 M479 2002
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
McCullum, Mary Katherine
Place of Publication
Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
University of British Columbia
Publication Date
2002
Subjects
Mastectomy - rehabilitation
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Thesis
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WP870 M479 2002

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Reconstructing Aphrodite

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog15600
Burlington, VT: Verve Editions , 2001.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 R311 2001
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Editor
Lorant, Terry
Eskenazi, Loren
Hayse, Helga
Place of Publication
Burlington, VT
Publisher
Verve Editions
Publication Date
2001
Physical Description
96 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Breast Neoplasms
Mammaplasty
Mastectomy - photographs
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Body Image
Pictorial Works
Personal Narratives
ISBN
0966035232
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 R311 2001

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