Janac Mastectomy Wear

Janac Mastectomy Wear

Been-A-Boob breast forms are  Canadian designed and manufactured locally by hand.At Janac we are passionate about helping each person who has had breast surgery or body shape challenges feel comfortable and confident. We believe people need choices and alternatives....
Breast Cancer? Some General Guidelines

Breast Cancer? Some General Guidelines

Helping you through your diagnosis By Barb Daize RPN These are general guidelines only. Please check with your healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns Print this Article Initial Breast Examination A lump or change in the breast may be found...
New Calendula Products in the Shop

New Calendula Products in the Shop

We have recently begun to carry some Canadian made Organic skin care with Calendula. This is wonderful for people going through radiation treatments. Why should you use it? Natural Benefits of Calendula: This hardy flower, also known as English or pot marigold,...
Beautiful Pocketed Bra- Ancona

Beautiful Pocketed Bra- Ancona

Just added to the online store, gorgeous and feminine Ancona bra by Anita. Post surgical bra ACONA features an exclusive lace print on elasticated satin fabric. Panels of contrasting colours set accents along the neckline and the decorative satin ribbon underline the...
Breast Form Basics

Breast Form Basics

There a several different types of breast forms or breast prosthesis. There are full breast forms that are worn after a mastectomy and there are partials that are worn after a mastectomy or reconstruction. Some are silicone, some are filled with beads and some are...
What Are the Signs of Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

What Are the Signs of Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

What is inflammatory breast cancer? Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer that occurs when malignant cells block the skin and lymph vessels of the breast. IBC is different from other forms of breast cancer because it may not...
Managing Your Surgical Drains Following Breast Surgery

Managing Your Surgical Drains Following Breast Surgery

By Jean Campbell, MS Updated April 05, 2016 Surgical drains have an important job to do; they keep fluid from collecting in the surgery incision area. When fluid is allowed to collect in a wound it can interfere with healing, cause pressure on the incision site, and...