Resources

21
Jun

Summer 2017 Issue of ‘BCAK TODAY’ now available

BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter.  In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament.  You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast

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12
May

How To Make A Compression Sleeve Slider

How to Make a Slider for Donning a Compression Sleeve By Leda Raptis Compression therapy is central to lymphedema management at present.  However, putting a compression garment on can be difficult. This may lead to poor adherence to treatment, which is likely to negate any benefit achieved via months of laborious bandaging. A solution to this difficulty is a slider.

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8
May

Cook For Your Life

Cook For Your Life is an organization founded by cancer survivor, Ann Ogden.  CFYL’s mission is to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer.  It turns nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, and to promote healthy survivorship.  CFYL is not about food as medicine, nor food to cure. It’s

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22
Mar

BCAK Releases the Spring 2017 edition of its “TODAY” Newsletter

Read BCAK’s latest newsletter to find out about ongoing programs and upcoming events.  You  will also find information and articles of interest to cancer patients and their families and caregivers, and BCAK supporters. Today – Spring 2017

16
Mar

Professional Guidance Documents

Breast cancer and other cancer survivors are now being discharged from the Cancer Centre clinics, back to the care of their family physicians, much earlier than before. Not everyone may be aware of all that is involved in making sure the patient gets all the right tests at the right time. The responsibility is much more on the patient to

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16
Mar

Patient Guidance Documents

Breast cancer and other cancer survivors are now being discharged from the Cancer Centre clinics, back to the care of their family physicians, much earlier than before. Not everyone may be aware of all that is involved in making sure the patient gets all the right tests at the right time. The responsibility is much more on the patient to

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16
Mar

Newsletters

BCAK Today Our newsletter ‘TODAY’ is a valuable source of information for people affected by breast cancer and is also an important link between BCAK and the wider community who want to know more about breast cancer. It contains reports of local projects and programs initiated by BCAK and lively accounts of members’ activities, together with information about national and international

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14
Mar

Educational Evenings

Everyone is invited to attend our public information/awareness evening on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Christ Church Parish Centre, 990 Sydenham Rd. The session runs from 7 pm to 9 pm. There will be two different topics covered which will be of interest to many cancer patients, their friends and family members. Guest Speakers: Dr. Jagdeep Walia, Assistant Professor &

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12
Mar

BCAK Resource Office

The office provides a calm, intimate environment to meet one-on-one with a support worker or in a group setting. We also have pamphlets and information on services that are available for breast cancer patients and survivors. The office is open afternoons Tuesday to Friday. Phone messages are returned as quickly as possible. BCAK Resource Pamphlet May 2016 The following is

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