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Canadian Breast Cancer Network

The Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) is Canada's leading survivor-directed, national network of organizations and individuals concerned about breast cancer. CBCN strives to voice the views and concerns of breast cancer survivors and patients through promotion of information sharing, education and advocacy activities.

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

The mission of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) is to remove barriers to optimal patient care, ensure cancer survivors have access to education and action opportunities to have their voices heard in planning and implementing an optimal health care system, and to educate the public and policy makers about the financial, emotional and health costs of cancer and offer considered, positive ideas and recommendations to alleviate their effects.

Cancer Chat Canada

Cancer Chat provides free professionally-led online support groups for Canadians affected by cancer, including patients, survivors and family members. Support groups are structured to provide emotional support and a place to safely discuss personal topics.

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better offers complimentary beauty workshops that give Canadian women the tools and techniques to feel beautiful and vital.

Nanny Angel Network

Free, specialized, in-home child care resources for mothers with cancer. They give mothers the support they need to care for their children and give children the tools they need to cope with their mothers’ illness.

Rethink Breast Cancer

Rethink’s mission is to continuously pioneer cutting-edge breast cancer education, support and research that speak fearlessly to the unique needs of young (or youngish) women.


Wellspring is a Canada-wide network of community-based centres, each offering programs and services, at no charge and without referral, to anyone, with any type of cancer, at any stage in their journey.


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Useful Videos

Below are videos that can help you learn more about early-stage invasive breast cancer, treatments and personalizing your breast cancer treatment with Oncotype DX.

If you have questions about the Oncotype DX test and would like to speak with a knowledgeable customer service specialist at Exact Sciences, please contact us.

Using the Oncoytpe DX Breast Cancer Test to Personalizing Treatment

Personalized breast cancer treatment with the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay is explored by Dr. Marisa Weiss and Dr. Ruth Oratz.

Do you know your Oncotype DX Recurrence Score?

Meet Coree - Oncotype DX Recurrence Score 13.

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