Category Archives: Cancer

From a Cancer Coach: 10 Things You Might Not Know about Cancer Coaching

By Mélina Ladouceur on May 19 / 2020

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

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over eight years since Cancer Coaching was first launched here in Ottawa! As one of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s…

Helping Kids Cope: The Worry Box

By Bonney Elliott on May 6 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If your kids seem to be more worried than usual right now, they are definitely not alone. Even at the best of times, children can have many…

Cancer and COVID-19: What can I do to help myself and others?

By Bonney Elliott on March 16 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, News ]

With everything going on right now, we at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation are especially concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on people…

Cancer and Relationships: Overcoming the Many Challenges

By Mélina Ladouceur on January 22 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a Cancer Coach, I get to witness something truly incredible happening each time I meet with my clients. In the midst of one of one of the…

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

By Cancer Foundation on November 22 / 2019

[ Cancer ]

In July, the Canadian Cancer Society reported once again that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in Canada.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…