Book launch October 1st | All proceeds of the book will be donated to breast cancer survivor teams in Canada

Breast Cancer x Dragon Boating

Among those affected by it, breast cancer is often compared to a dragon. How each woman lives with the dragon differs. For some, it becomes a doorway to a richer perspective on life, presenting new purpose for a fresh future. For others,

it is a beast to be slain.

Recommended reading related to Dragon boating and breast cancer : 

 

The Effectiveness of the Sport "Dragon Boat Racing" in Reducing the Risk of Lymphedema Incidence: An Observational Study by Laura Iacorossi,  Francesca GambalungaSimona MolinaroRosaria De DomenicoDiana GiannarelliAlessandra Fabi, Jul/Aug 2019

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29933309/ 

 

The difference is more than floating: factors affecting breast cancer survivors' decisions to join and maintain participation in dragon boat teams and support groupsby Meghan H McDonough Michelle C Patterson Beth B WeisenbachSarah Ullrich-FrenchCatherine M Sabiston Jul 2019 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29521150/

 

Dragon boat racing and health-related quality of life of breast cancer survivors: a mixed methods evaluation by Heather A Ray, Maria J Verhoef Aug 2013 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23915045/

 

The development of social relationships, social support, and posttraumatic growth in a dragon boating team for breast cancer survivors by Meghan H McDonoughCatherine M SabistonSarah Ullrich-French Oct 2011 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21984639/

 

Psychosocial experiences of breast cancer survivors involved in a dragon boat program: exploring links to positive psychological growth by Catherine M SabistonMeghan H McDonoughPeter R E Crocker  Aug 2007 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17968046/

 

In the eye of the dragon: women's experience of breast cancer and the occupation of dragon boat racingby Anita M Unruh, Natalie Elvin  Jun 2004   

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29933309/

 

Abreast in a Boat – a race against breast cancer by  McKenzie, Donald C. Aug 1998. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 159 (4): 376–378. 

https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Abreast-in-a-boat--a-race-against-breast-cancer.-Mckenzie/e4f723d00fe9d86041bba556f68fa3bba360b5d0?p2df