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Being Breast Aware is for Life

Synopsis
Introduces breast awareness as a part of general healthcare in an easy and natural way. Looks at the normal breast and the breast changes women experience. Women are seen checking themselves in a shower, on a bed, using a mirror, and in discussion with a practice nurse. Discusses the NHS Breast Screening Programme as well as the importance of recognising the kind of breast changes that need to be reported to a doctor.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 15 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale (Graves, WNCCC); 2000 sale: £17.50 (inc. VAT +p&p) (WNCCC)
Notes
A version with British Sign Language and subtitles is also available from the WNCCC.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
breast cancer; breast examination; health education

Production Company

Name

Healthcare Productions Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Women’s Nationwide Cancer Control Campaign

Distributor

Name

BMA Film and Video Library

Web
http://bma.org.uk/about-the-bma/bma-library External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7383 6690
Fax
020 7388 2544
Address
BMA House
Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9JP
Name

Graves Medical Audiovisual Library, c/o Concord Video & Film Council

Notes
Secretary: Lydia Vulliamy
Name

Women’s Nationwide Cancer Control Campaign

Phone
020 7729 4688
Fax
020 7613 0771
Address
128-130 Curtain Road
London EC2A 3AQ

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