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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…