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For Some, Reiki Makes All the Difference

By Cancer Foundation on March 4 / 2019

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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…

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The Effects of Cancer on Sexual Health

By Cancer Foundation on February 11 / 2019

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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,…

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Loneliness: Another Forgotten Challenge of Cancer

By Cancer Foundation on January 30 / 2019

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

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

By Emily Fitzgerald on January 24 / 2019

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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…

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Unraveling the Miracle

By Cancer Foundation on December 27 / 2018

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

« Le coaching en matière de cancer nous a beaucoup aidés, ma famille et moi, à réduire notre anxiété, à rester positifs et à profiter de cette dernière année et demie au cours de laquelle le cancer a fait partie de notre vie. Merci! » - Chris Moore

Living in the Moment: Chris’ Story

By Cancer Foundation on December 17 / 2018

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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…

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A Beacon in the Darkness

By Cancer Foundation on December 13 / 2018

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When Denise was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, her first response was to laugh. But her laughter quickly turned to tears: “I…

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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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With Us Today, Thanks to You

By Cancer Foundation on December 3 / 2018

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After receiving a devastating colorectal cancer diagnosis, Sandy is back to enjoying a full and happy life. Your support for local clinical…