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

Coaching in Ottawa’s East End: Help us Spread the Word!

By Cancer Foundation Since the Cancer Foundation launched its eastern Coaching location last year at the Clarence-Rockland Family Health Team, it has been both an…

A Breakthrough in Local Brain Cancer Research

By Cancer Foundation Thanks to the generosity of local donors, we are coming much closer to a new, made-in-Ottawa cancer therapy. Local researcher Dr. Ian Lorimer…

Defying “The Usual” thanks to a Clinical Trial

By Christian McCuaig When Elaine Cawadias found out she had ovarian cancer, she experienced a rather unexpected emotion: relief. Her symptoms had started only…

Patient Activation: Evidence Says Some Breast Cancer Patients Might Not Need Chemo

By Cancer Foundation An extensive study has recently determined that most women with a common, early-stage form of breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without…

Having Courageous Conversations

By Bonney Elliott Bonney Elliott, a Cancer Coach at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, shares her insight on having some of life’s more difficult conversations with…

Virtual Cancer Coaching…There’s an App for That!

By Cancer Foundation Thanks to an exciting new partnership, local patients will now be able to communicate with their Cancer Coach and manage their health more easily…

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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