The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation is dedicated to increasing cancer survivorship in Eastern Ontario. We support cancer care and research to prevent, detect, diagnose and cure cancer.

Cancer Coaching

Cancer Coaching is a health and social care service, developed by the Cancer Foundation, for people in our community who have been touched by cancer.

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of Cancer Coaching clients agree that they are more confident that they can do something about their cancer and well-being*

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We have helped more than 2,000 families to date through Cancer Coaching


Over five years the Cancer Foundation has granted $4.5 million to Dr. John Bell's oncolytic virus research.

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People in our community are undergoing cancer treatment, each year

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Every two hours, someone in our community is diagnosed with cancer

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials help save lives. They allow doctors the opportunity to test out new drug therapies and new methods of treatment that are less invasive and have fewer side effects.

Learn About Cancer Clinical Trials


Here in Ottawa, donor support helps to open nearly 40 new cancer clinical trials each year – giving close to 2,000 patients access to these innovative treatment options each year

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Thanks to our donors, the Cancer Foundation has supported every cancer clinical trial that has opened in Ottawa in the last six years