Helpful Resources/ Links
We have compiled a short list of breast cancer resources that we feel will be helpful to you. If you don’t see what you are looking for please don’t hesitate to call us.
Newly Diagnosed (Guide PDF)-Tips, Advice and Guidance for the Newly and Recently Diagnosed. Source- Canadian Breast Canser Network
Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer and breast health as well as an active and supportive online community.
The Cancer Kindness Initiative is a list and links to local Breast Cancer Support & Wellness Programs, as well as other important resources.
Cottage Dreams helps families touched by cancer reconnect and rejuvenate at a private, donated cottage.
Cleaning For A Reason provides you with the gift of a clean home so you can focus on your health.
Dr.Grace Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding Ontario areas.
Facing Cancer designed to offer support with cancer, provide a cancer information network and cancer support resources and tools to help women—and those who care about them—manage the social and emotional effects of cancer.
Medical Image Wigs provides you with accurate information on the specific hair loss issues you are facing. We carry the finest quality wigs on the market today to make you look and feel as natural as possible.
Look Good Feel Better helps give women back their womanhood, however they choose to define it.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – with you, for you, providing access to valuable information. This is a US website.
The Camisole Project provides a FREE post-surgical camisole and heart shaped pillow to any woman who is having Breast Cancer Surgery at hospitals in the GTA including but not limited to Burlington, Oakville , Milton, Hamilton, Mississauga, and the Niagara Region.
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation – Knowing breast cancer basics can help you understand how triple negative breast cancer is different from other types of breast cancer. The type of breast cancer is determined by the presence or absence of receptors, proteins that live inside or on the surface of a cell and bind to something in the body to cause the cell to react.
Dense breasts can decrease the effectiveness of a mammogram and increase your risk for breast cancer. There are steps you can take to minimize your risk. Know and understand your breast density.
www.cancerassistance.org Cancer Assistance Services, a registered charity of Halton Hills, is a community based organization of volunteers. Our mission is to provide support and hope to cancer patients, their families and friends. Our services reflect the needs of those who seek our help. Our aim is to listen, to provide support and practical help to clients, their families and friends. We provide transportation for our clients in the community, equipment and supplies, palliative and respite services and health and wellness support. All services are Free of charge.
rethink Breast Cancer For many young women who are busy building their careers and families, breast health may not exactly be top of mind. We strive to dispel the myth that breast cancer is strictly an “old lady disease,” while taking some of the fear out of the conversation to bring breast health awareness to the forefront.
Fertile Future is a Canadian national non-profit organization that provides fertility preservation information and support services to cancer patients and oncology professionals.
Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social, practical and restorative needs of people living with cancer and those who care for them. Wellspring programs are offered free of charge.
Wellwood is a community-based, non-profit organization which provides information, programs and peer support to people who have received a diagnosis of cancer, loved ones, caregivers and healthcare providers. Working with existing community agencies and cancer care providers, Wellwood aims to provide integrative supportive care, all of our programs are free of charge.
Cancer Care Ontario provides detailed and useful information for your cancer journey in Ontario and what you can expect.
Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast.
Asbestos.com Asbestos is a carcinogen that has been linked conclusively to other health conditions like mesothelioma cancer, but its exact correlation to breast cancer is uncertain.
https://www.worldwidebreastcancer.org/ Worldwide Breast Cancer is a global health charity focused on early detection. We design educational tools, apps and campaigns that teach a diverse population about breast cancer symptoms and detection options.
Cancer Care Centres & Hospitals
Halton Health Care Georgetown, Milton, Oakville
Trillium Health Partners Mississuaga Hospital, Credit Valley Hospital, Queensway Health Centre
University Health Network Toronto General, Toronto Western, Toronto Rehab & Princess Margaret.