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Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

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…

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One less challenge for West-Enders like Wendy

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families, News ]

“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…

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She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation on June 28 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

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

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Volunteering ops that give back…and then some!

By Cancer Foundation on June 2 / 2017

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

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Discover Cancer Coaching at Doors Open Ottawa

By Cancer Foundation on June 2 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Events ]

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 on June 2 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families ]

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…

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Team Honour Ottawa Police Courage – Our Epic Walk Experience

By Cancer Foundation on May 18 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, Families, News, Research ]

By Sandra McLaren In 2016, a small group of colleagues got together, led by Director General Debra Frazer, to consider participating in…

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A Breakfast of True Champions

By Linda Eagen on May 11 / 2017

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Photo: Leadership Committee members, Table Captains, Speakers and Sponsors gather together at the Cancer Champions Breakfast. Photographed by…


My cancer treatment is done – but, am I ready to return to work?

By Cancer Foundation on May 5 / 2017

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It’s a question our Cancer Coaching team often hears from cancer survivors:  when is the right time to return to work after medical…


Coping with the loss of a loved one

By Bonney Elliott on May 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching ]

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is incredibly difficult. Below are some things to keep in mind when someone you care about is grieving:…