Breast Cancer - A Woman's Dilemma

Breast Cancer - A Woman's Dilemma
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Breast Cancer
Breast cancer seems related to a specific lifestyle, diet, age of puberty, the number and spacing of pregnancies. And though the percentage of breast cancer cases has increased in recent years, this program reveals how there is hope in fighting this insidious disease through education, new forms of contraception and…
Breast Cancer: A Woman's Dilemma
CAUTION:Includes Nudity This International Award Winning title is a must see for women everywhere. The key to breast cancer prevention is awareness, education and early detection. This program provides valuable information about cancer detection and treatment.
Living with Breast Cancer
Being diagnosed with cancer is an emotionally challenging experience. Some people describe themselves as feeling "numb." Others may feel sorrow, fear, anger, or even guilt if they believe their illness was caused by smoking or poor lifestyle choices. Learning about their condition can help patients have more control over the…
Stress and Cancer
Can an increase in stress actually cause cancer? Can it cause a relapse among patients in remission, or speed up the rate of a cancer's progression? Professor Sapolsky offers his insights on these and other controversial questions and myths about the possible links between stress and cancer.
The Breast Cancer Diaries - A Young Mother's Struggle with Cancer
For ten years, Ann Murray Paige covered the news--but for the biggest story of her life she turned the camera on herself. When Murray-Paige, a former local news reporter and anchor, is diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38, she sets up a diary camera in her bedroom.…
The Blind Men and the Elephant
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On Behalf of our Breasts - The Dark Side of Screening
Breast cancer kills. But are blanket screening programmes that screen all women, rather than those with symptoms, doing more harm than good? Controversially, studies into the effects of these programmes show they do not reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. Healthy women are receiving unnecessary diagnoses of pre-cancerous…
Little Sparrows
In the middle of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who has yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When their mother Susan's breast cancer…
Cancer: Living with Bowel Cancer
Colorectal, or bowel cancer is a malignant tumour in the colon or rectum and usually occurs in middle and later life. Treatment is normally by surgical removal of the affected part of the colon or rectum. Adults with colorectal cancer face a number of issues, not least of which is…
Living with Colorectal Cancer
Being diagnosed with cancer is an emotionally challenging experience. Some people describe themselves as feeling "numb." Others may feel sorrow, fear, anger, or even guilt if they believe their illness was caused by smoking or poor lifestyle choices. Learning about their condition can help patients have more control over the…
Living with Prostate Cancer
Being diagnosed with cancer is an emotionally challenging experience. Some people describe themselves as feeling "numb." Others may feel sorrow, fear, anger, or even guilt if they believe their illness was caused by smoking or poor lifestyle choices. Learning about their condition can help patients have more control over the…
The Art of Healing: A Journey Through Cancer
A video from ECU's archive of documentaries and teaching films. This is a visual presentation of a case study undertaken by Carmen Zammit - an investigation into how art assists in the healing of a life-threatening illness.This program illustrates an inner journey undertaken by Dr Maria Weekes, a psychiatrist and…