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.

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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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Cancer is a complex disease that scientists are still working to understand. Improvements in technology have allowed scientists here in Ottawa and around the globe to collaborate on their studies – and the results are exciting and inspire hope. Each and every day, thousands of lives are saved because of cancer research thanks to people like you.

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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 How a clinical trial helped save Ramona's life

Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation And that’s exactly what the Cooke family is doing. After a recent brain cancer diagnosis in their family, the Cookes got involved with the Ottawa…

One less challenge for West-Enders like Wendy

By Cancer Foundation “My younger son, he’s very affectionate,” says Wendy Firth, a mother of two boys, 9-year-old Jacob and Joshua, who’s 11. “Whenever he thinks I’m not…

She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation EPIC WALK Ambassador Allison McBrine shares why she believes the event’s impact will extend far beyond its final year. [Photo: Rachel Gallipeau] Each…

Volunteering ops that give back…and then some!

By Cancer Foundation   The Cancer Foundation has partnered with The Color Run, Spartan Race, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal to offer exciting ways to give…

Discover Cancer Coaching at Doors Open Ottawa

By Cancer Foundation Between 10am and 4pm, come explore the center’s warm and welcoming atmosphere, learn about Cancer Coaching, and help us celebrate National Cancer Survivors…

For the Love of Dad

By Cancer Foundation Father’s Day is right around the corner, and for this Dad, it means everything. Dan Chook Reid is the father of Marcus, a one-and-a-half year-old…