CBCN has launched a new feature on its Twitter feed and Facebook page: the Video of the Week. View inspiring personal stories, clinical information and lots more!
Check out this video, “Testimonials from Women about Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer”, that gives some enlightened personal accounts and great information about HBOC.
To nominate an online video for Video of the Week, e-mail Rebecca at email@example.com.
Genetic and Familial Risk – Canadian Resource Guide
In light of Angelina Jolie’s announcement the CBCN has prepared a resource guide for Canadian women who have questions or are looking for more information about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and the BRCA gene mutation. We have outlined the best online resources available at a national and provincial level to help answer your questions from what HBOC is to how the genetic testing process works.
To access the Canadian Resource Guide, click here. To read Angelina Jolie’s, ‘My Medical Choice’, click here.
Canadian Breast Cancer Network commends the province of Prince Edward Island for new catastrophic drug plan
As of October 1st this year, people in Prince Edward Island will have access to a catastrophic drug plan, covering prescription drug costs over a certain percentage of their family income.