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On Breast Screening (2024)
The updated draft recommendations are out and Rethink is reflecting on them. Rethink has always had a quite nuanced message about breast screening, and championed risk stratification and amplified health equity considerations as the opportunity to improve positive outcomes from screening programs.
London, Loss, Milestones, Mothering and Why?

Celebrating My Body From Cancer to Motherhood

The Baby Formula Grant
This grant is designed to support the feeding experience of those who are unable to breastfeed due to breast cancer or risk of breast cancer in Canada.
Rethinking Palliative Care
This resource debunks misconceptions and clarifies confusion about palliative care.
Mommy’s Boobs are Different — A Wildfire Story
Uncovering Cherry Blossoms & Scars
How to Feel Like an Active Partner in Your Care
There is often this power imbalance present between health care teams and patients. It can leave you feeling like you’re “less than” or being talked down to. It can be dehumanizing and disempowering. Here are some practical tips that can help make you feel like an active partner in your care and not a passive partner.
Palliative Care: Focused on the Physical and Emotional Health of People Living with Cancer
Palliative care. Maybe you have questions about it. Or maybe you’ve heard of it, but feel it kinda sounds scary. We don’t blame you. The way palliative care has been discussed over the past several decades has caused a lot of misconceptions and confusion, mostly pertaining to end-of-life care, most of which just simply isn’t true. So, we spoke to Dr. Jonathan Ailon, a physician at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto who has a specialty in palliative medicine to decode and debunk misconceptions about palliative care.
Uncovering a Breast Cancer Diagnosis as a Pakistani Muslim Immigrant Woman
Building Trust With My Body After Cancer
Resolve — A Reflection on MBC Advocacy