In mid-October, I severed a tendon in my hand, requiring two surgeries to fix it. A few days later, my five-year-old daughter landed in the hospital with double pneumonia. So, I stayed at the hospital in isolation with my sick daughter. I struggled through December and eventually went to ER on December 30, , thinking it had turned into something worse. A chest x-ray showed clear lungs, so I was sent home with what was assumed to be a bad case of the flu. I was exhausted.
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Calgary Breast Health Program
Dedicated primary nurse navigation providing education, resources, and one on one support for patients with breast cancer or undergoing breast evaluation. For more information visit our webpage. This clinic is wheelchair accessible, but patient must be able to transfer themselves to the exam table, or bring a companion to the appointment. Professional Referral Required Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Janet: In praise of Calgary's Breast Cancer Supportive Care
Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. Because of a new treatment protocol piloted at the Foothills Medical Centre, Boulay was able to go home the same day as her surgery.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in women over 20 years of age and the second leading cause of death. Screening is an imperative part of detecting and treating breast cancer. A Breast Cancer Screening Program categorizes individuals according to age and how often they should be screened.