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

The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery is Here!

By Cancer Foundation A big prize, an even bigger impact! The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Catch the Ace lottery is here, giving you the chance to win big…

Thank You, Alex Trebek

By Cancer Foundation Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank…

The Ride for Survivorship – Celebrating a 50th Birthday and 13 Years of Cancer Survivorship!

By Cancer Foundation When you look at Robert Rishikof – a loving husband and father, an adventurous cyclist, a dedicated fundraiser, and much more – it’s…

Healthy Recipes for Halloween 2020!

By Cancer Foundation Your Halloween plans might be different this year, but there’s still lots of fun to be had! To help you stay safe and feel festive, we went…

Cancer Champions Breakfast Raises a Record $1,063,799.18 for Local Cancer Care

By Cancer Foundation The virtual Breakfast event, which took place the morning of Wednesday, September 16th, was one of the first of its kind in Ottawa. Nearly everyone in…

Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation Welcomes Michael Maidment as New President & CEO

By Cancer Foundation The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors today announces the appointment of Mr. Michael Maidment as President & CEO of…

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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Our Cancer Coaches are here for you during the COVID-19 outbreak.


To connect with a Cancer Coach,
call 613-247-3527 or email