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

For Some, Reiki Makes All the Difference

By Cancer Foundation A few years ago, Julie was taken by surprise with a sudden diagnosis of cervical cancer. Her situation forced her to begin radiation and chemotherapy…

The Effects of Cancer on Sexual Health

By Cancer Foundation For many patients, the impact of cancer on sexual health can last for years. Depending on the type of cancer a person is facing, the surgery,…

Loneliness: Another Forgotten Challenge of Cancer

By Cancer Foundation Did you know that here in Canada, at least one in five people experience some degree of loneliness or social isolation? Loneliness can sometimes…

Canada’s New & Improved Food Guide: A Dietitian and Cancer Nutrition Coach Weighs In

By Emily Fitzgerald There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Canada’s food guide this week, as a new and improved version was released on Tuesday featuring some pretty big…

Unraveling the Miracle

By Cancer Foundation You’ve made Dr. Auer’s research possible by supporting local research through the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Now patients with advanced…

Living in the Moment: Chris’ Story

By Cancer Foundation Photo: Chris with his two of his three sons. “I was shocked,” Chris says of the day he found out he had glioblastoma, a deadly…

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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