Search Resources (English): Breast health

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Bridging the gaps: a capacity building project to assess the needs of breast health and breast cancer support and information wi
Works to raise the awareness of breast cancer and the supports presently available to Black women in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Pink ribbons, Inc.

A feature documentary that looks at how the breast cancer movement has moved from activism to consumerism and challenges viewers to rethink their assumptions about the meaning of breast cancer in our society. Inspired by the book Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy by Samantha King.

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Published: 2012
Breasts: A natural and unnatural history

Written by science journalist Florence Williams who discusses the latest science from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine as it relates to breast health. Investigates the life cycle of the breast from puberty to pregnancy to menopause. Examines examines how our breasts and our environment are intricately related because breasts are made up of fat and glandular tissue and more easily absorb chemical toxins from the environment than do many other parts of our body. 

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Published: 2012
Being proactive about your breast health

Discusses a holistic approach to breast health and breast cancer prevention that accounts for the evidence that breast cancer is caused not only by genetic predisposition, but also by environmental and lifestyle factors.

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Published: 2013