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

By Cancer Foundation on August 2 / 2018

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

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A Breakthrough in Local Brain Cancer Research

By Cancer Foundation on July 20 / 2018

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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…

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Defying “The Usual” thanks to a Clinical Trial

By Christian McCuaig on July 5 / 2018

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

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

By Cancer Foundation on June 18 / 2018

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

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Having Courageous Conversations

By Bonney Elliott on June 7 / 2018

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

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

By Cancer Foundation on May 23 / 2018

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

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Changing Lives Before 9

By Linda Eagen on May 9 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, News, Research ]

Earlier today, when over 500 business and community leaders greeted each other with a “good morning,” they didn’t know what an incredible…

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Combined Immunotherapies: The Path to a Cure

By Cancer Foundation on April 26 / 2018

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When Dr. John Bell and Dr. Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault of The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa recently tested a cure for…

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Celebrating Milestones in Local Clinical Trials

By Cancer Foundation on April 5 / 2018

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The Cancer Foundation celebrates a grant to the Clinical Trials Office in 2016. For over a decade, the Cancer Foundation has been one…

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Matching our Community’s Compassion

By Cancer Foundation on February 8 / 2018

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Having watched many of their loved ones confront difficult illnesses throughout their lives, Uttra and Subhas have been extremely active in supporting new ideas and promising…