Category Archives: Cancer

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Radon: What Does It Have to Do with Lung Cancer?

By Cancer Foundation on November 22 / 2019

[ Cancer ]

November is both Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Radon Action Month.  In July, the Canadian Cancer Society reported once again that…

Dr. Shawn Malone, Radiation Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital and an investigator at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, stands outside his office where he conducts and evaluates clinical trials alongside a team of dedicated researchers.

Why is Now the Best Time for You to Support Clinical Trials in Ottawa?

By Cancer Foundation on October 3 / 2019

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, Uncategorized ]

Dr. Shawn Malone, Radiation Oncologist at the Ottawa Hospital and an investigator at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute stands outside his…

Jason Wasserman MD PhD FRCPC. co-creator of MyPathologyReport.ca is working with Cancer Coaches to help their clients easily interpret their pathology reports.

Revealed: The Secret Language of a Pathology Report

By Cancer Foundation on September 3 / 2019

[ Cancer, Research ]

Jason Wasserman MD PhD FRCPC, co-creator of MyPathologyReport.ca is working with Cancer Coaches to help their clients easily interpret their pathology…

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How Coaching Helped Ariane Support her Family…and Herself

By Cancer Foundation on June 26 / 2019

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Uncategorized ]

Ariane and her father at her graduation  When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it can affect each member of the family very differently.…

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A New Link Between Diet and Breast Cancer Treatment…What Does It Mean?

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on May 22 / 2019

[ Cancer, Nutrition, Research ]

Did you know that every hour somewhere in the world, a discovery is made that helps us learn more about cancer? Well, researchers recently…

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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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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

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News ]

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

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News, Research ]

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