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Women in Europe: towards healthy ageing

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
European Institute on Women's Health (EIWH)
Publication Place: 
Dublin, Ireland

Reports on four health problems that impact women in middle and later years: heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and depression. Suggests programs of action for dealing with each problem and outlines policy discussions and recommendations.

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

Works to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer by encouraging research, disseminating knowledge which will raise the standards of practice in the prevention and treatment of gynecologic malignancies, and cooperating with other organizations interested in women's health care, oncology and related fields.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(312) 644-6610
Email Address: 
info@sgo.org
Fax Number: 
(312) 673-6959
Street Address: 
401 North Michigan Avenue
City: 
Chicago
Province: 
Ilinois
Postal/ZIP Code: 
60611

The Olive Branch of Hope Breast Cancer Support Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides support services and information to Caribbean and Afro-Canadian cancer patients and their families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-256-3155
Email Address: 
olivebranch@theolivebranch.ca
Fax Number: 
416-256-4069
Street Address: 
3-153 Bridgeland Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6A 2Y6

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Works to coordinate, evaluate, and strengthen cancer services. Working with others in the field of cancer and health, our programs cover prevention, screening, education, treatment, follow-up care and palliation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 473-4645
Email Address: 
info@ccns.nshealth.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 473-4631
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-599-2267
Street Address: 
1278 Tower Road 5th floor, Bethune Building
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3H 2Y9

Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia Division

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Delivers support programs to cancer patients and information about cancer prevention in Nova Scotia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-6183
Email Address: 
ccs.ns@ns.cancer.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 429-6563
Street Address: 
5826 South Street Suite 1
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3H 1S6
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Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of cancer

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Includes Canadian Cancer Society's recommendations and alternatives to hormone replacement therapy.

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Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Forms a comprehensive cancer centre, which offers a full range of outpatient and inpatient treatment and supportive care programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 480-5000
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 480-6002
Street Address: 
2075 Bayview Avenue
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4N 3M5

The Aboriginal Circle of Life and Wellspring Cancer Support Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Meets with other members of the aboriginal community who are dealing with cancer and their loved ones. Shares feelings and worries. Teaches members on ways to cope with stress, access help in the community and take part in aboriginal customs and traditions. Professionally facilitated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-964-9087 ext 340
Secondary Telephone: 
416-961-1928
Email Address: 
ruth_cyr@ncct.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-964-2111
Street Address: 
c/o Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 16 Spadina Road
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2S7

Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
University Health Network Program in Medical Psychiatry & Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.L58 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

American Cancer Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to fight cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation.

Contact Info
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-ACS-2345
Street Address: 
PO Box 102454
City: 
Atlanta
Province: 
Georgia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
30368-2454
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