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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Research

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

What to Know about Fertility and Cancer

By Mélina Ladouceur A cancer diagnosis can bring up all kinds of emotions. It can rock someone’s world and have an intense impact their sense of safety and security. Once they’ve…

A New Link Between Diet and Breast Cancer Treatment…What Does It Mean?

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD Did you know that every hour somewhere in the world, a discovery is made that helps us learn more about cancer? Well, researchers recently…

A Decade of Hope: Reflecting on Ten Years of the Cancer Champions Breakfast

By Cancer Foundation Ottawa is a very generous place. We’ve seen evidence of it again and again through storms and floods, and we have seen it for ten years now…

Ode to a Mother

By Cancer Foundation Earlier this year, the daughter of a woman facing cancer penned a moving poem about her relationship with her mother, and the struggles they have…

New Clinical Trial First to Show Immunotherapy Efficacy in Colorectal Cancer

By Cancer Foundation Canadian researchers recently studied the effects of immunotherapy on colorectal cancers that had become resistant to other standard treatments.…

Putting a Cap on Cancer

By Cancer Foundation “I know I’ve taken very good care of myself throughout my entire life. I really believed my healthy habits would help me prevent things like…

Cancer Coaching Location

Because Cancer Coaching is now offered at a number of locations across the Ottawa region, we ask that you tell us your preferred Cancer Coaching location before completing your registration. This will help us match you with a Coach.
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