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Giant Tiger Gives Giant Hope!

By Cancer Foundation on December 6 / 2018

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This holiday season, the Cancer Foundation was fortunate to have Giant Tiger by our side to help give hope and spread holiday cheer! As you…

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Transforming the Cancer Experience in Her Hometown: Gabrielle’s Story

By Cancer Foundation on December 6 / 2018

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When Gabrielle Fecteau was diagnosed with cancer at age 19, her first thought was: “I can do this!” What she didn’t know was that just…

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Nutrition Tips to Manage Treatment Side Effects

By Cancer Foundation on November 6 / 2018

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Nutrition plays an important role each step of the cancer journey. Good nutrition can help you maintain your body weight, decrease the risk…

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Meeting our Community’s Needs…in Mandarin and Cantonese!

By Cancer Foundation on October 9 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

This summer, a special grant made an exciting partnership possible between the Cancer Foundation and a community organization looking to offer…

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What’s New In Local Oncolytic Virus Therapy?

By Cancer Foundation on September 6 / 2018

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News, Research ]

The Cancer Foundation has long supported the work of local researcher Dr. John Bell and his colleagues, who over the last decade have made significant…

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Who is Denis Rooting For?

By Cancer Foundation on August 27 / 2018

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Denis takes a break during the Epic Walk. A familiar face will be volunteering this September at Walk Together, to help support and cheer on…

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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…