CIBC Breast Centre

Resources

Note

St. Michael's Hospital does not endorse these sites or their content. Talk to your health care provider about your specific concerns.

Breast Cancer Information

Canadian Breast Cancer Network
A national network of breast cancer survivors

Breast Matters
A website (University of Toronto Medicine) providing information about breast cancer

Willow Breast Cancer Support & Resource
Willow offers a number of services including peer Support and Resource Information to Patients and their family members across Canada

ReThink Breast Cancer
Offers special programs for young women with breast cancer

Other

Canadian Cancer Society
For information about cancer, information assistance for patients receiving treatment, and many other resources. Contact your local Canadian Cancer Society office.

Look Good, Feel Better
Attend a free workshop on tips to manage appearance related concerns (several locations in the Greater Toronto area) or request a free magazine

Wellspring Cancer Support Centres
WELLSPRING is a network of centres that provide emotional and psychological support, free of charge, to individuals and families living with cancer. WELLSPRING provides a wide range of cancer support programs and services to serve the emotional, social, and informational needs of people living with cancer, and those who care for them.

Gilda's Club - Toronto
Gilda's Club is a meeting place where men, women, and children living with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to their treatment of choice. Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops, and social events in a non-residential, home-like setting.

Information Booklets You Can Find Online

A Women's Guide to Breast Assessment
A booklet for women with a screening abnormality or a change in their breast

What About My Kids? A guide for parents living with breast cancer
PDF booklet provided by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Chemotherapy: A Guide for people with cancer (in the Publications section of the Canadian Cancer Society Web site)

Radiation therapy: A guide for people with cancer