Women of Colour
Cancer Does Not Discriminate – Seeking better support for marginalized and underrepresented women is an information sheet produced by the Ontario Breast Cancer Community Research Initiative outlining priorities to better support women of colour experiencing breast cancer.
Examining breast cancer information from racially marginalized perspectives: a community-based analysis (2006) is a project report by Jennifer Nelson, Ph. D. for the Ontario Breast Cancer Community Research Initiative. The researcher interviewed immigrant and refugee women to gather their opinions of breast cancer information.
Living with a White Disease: Women of Colour & Their Engagement with Breast Cancer Information (2008) is report of a study conducted by Jennifer Nelson and Teresa Macias of the University of Toronto, funded by the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance, regarding the lack of representation of women of colour in breast cancer information materials.
The Olive Branch of Hope Breast Cancer Support Services (Toronto) provides social, emotional and spiritual support for all women diagnosed with breast cancer, with a focus on women of colour and other immigrant women.
Women of Colour Living with Breast Cancer (PDF) is a report of a study conducted by The Olive Branch of Hope, conveying the experiences of women of colour with breast cancer.
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