Office Hours

Office hours: 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday or by appointment on Saturday. BCANS Resource Centre, Mill Cove Plaza, 967 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Drop in to browse through our lending library. Call 465-2685. Sign up for Hot Flash Newsletters through www.abcn.ca!  Learn more about our comfort pillows & bags!

PINK SPRING CELEBRATION! | APRIL 5th at THE HALIFAX CLUB! To order tickets make your selection under the Donate Now button!

Looking for the NS Breast Screening Program? Call 1-800-565-0548 or 473-3960.

March Events:
Fun Friday, March 14th | 1:30pm | Upper Body Stretching & Strengthening with Erin Clements
Monday, March 17th | 6:30pm | Pink Panther Breast Cancer Support Group
Fun Friday, March 21st  | 1:30pm | Two topics: Therapeutic Touch and Cancer & Epicure Taste Testing
Fun Friday, March 28th | 1:30pm | Natural/Holistic Nutrition practices, detox and cleansing with Jennifer King, R.H.N., Canadian School of Natural Nutrition

 

Welcome to Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia

 


 

Fundraising

Rugby Nova Scotia http://rugbyns.ns.ca/

BCANS Partners with Heidi-The-Mortgage-Broker

BCANS Partners with Harold Shea, Keller Williams Realty

BCANS Breast Cancer Survivor Car Magnets!

BCANS Cookbooks http://abcn-ca.bcans.ca/bcans-cookbooks/




 

» News
  • Nova Scotia Immigrant Breast Health Qualitative Research Study Report
      In the fall of 2013, Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia, with funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Atlantic Region’s Community Health Grants, conducted an Immigrant Breast Health Qualitative Research Study with women who have recently immigrated to Canada, who are Mandarin, Farsi, Arabic and Napali speaking. The study was completed by Corporate Research Associates. Immigrant Breast Health Report [...]
  • The Health Benefits of Volunteering
    Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back to your community, to help others, make a difference  and create wonderful friendships. Check in your community for the many organizations that are in need of volunteers that may be of interest to you in lending a hand. Check out the health benefits of volunteering!    
  • Kicking Cancer’s Ass, A Light Hearted Guide to the Fight of Your Life
    Robert Hawke, a writer and actor, was diagnosed at the age of 40 with thyroid cancer. Shortly after his diagnosis and journey, he  also  became  the primary caregiver to someone close, who was also diagnosed with the same type of cancer.   “Kicking Cancer’s Ass,” is a book on how to deal with one of life’s greatest challenges with all [...]
  • Anti Cancer, A New Way of Life
    At the age of 31, Dr, David Servan-Schreiber was diagnosed with cancer of the brain and was given 6 months to live. He received treatment, went into remission, but soon after he suffered a setback. “The factors contributing to cancer are so numerous and varied that no one should ever blame themselves or feel guilty [...]
  • Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp
    Alfredo Di Lelio created this dish in 1914 to help his wife, who was pregnant, restore her appetite. His concern and creativity paid off, not only for his wife, but for people around the world who have enjoyed this dish. Several years ago, Fettuccine Alfredo was dubbed “a heart attack on a plate” because of [...]
  • Grilled Salmon with Curried Cauliflower
    Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids that are good for your heart and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. But you have to make sure that your salmon is not farm-raised or fished from rivers deemed toxic. Otherwise you’ll get too much mercury and cut your life short.  This recipe is paired with cauliflower. Cauliflower is a “good [...]
  • Hearing the Stream
    “Hearing the Stream,” is a two-part book. Part  I is about the author’s personal journey with breast cancer.  Part II is about her journey after breast cancer as well as involvement with support groups, other women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, and ongoing learning in regard to breast cancer.  The author, Diane Lane Chambers, has a [...]
  • The Everything Health Guide to Living with Breast Cancer
        Lucia Giuggio  Carvalho, RN, MSN, a nurse and 16-year breast cancer survivor and James A. Stewart, MD,  a medical oncologist with a special interest in breast cancer, are the authors of this book. “The Everything Health Guide to Living with Breast Cancer” is appropriately named as it covers all aspects of the breast [...]
  • Breast Cancer, Caregiver & Survivor’s Guide to Recovery
    The  authors of this book call themselves, “The Ribbon Riders.” They are a group of women who happen to ride motorcycles and are comprised of both breast cancer survivors and supporters. The group formed in 2008 and are a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to women to help with the sometimes overwhelming costs of [...]
  • Ice Bound, A woman’s survival at the South Pole
    “Ice Bound” is based on a true story about Dr. Jeri Nielsen who, while working in Antarctica, discovered a lump in her breast.  Communicating with doctors in the Unitied States, she had no choice but to administer a self biopsy. Upon learning that the cancer was aggressive and fast growing, Dr. Nielsen had to administer her [...]

 

 
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