Category Archives: Cancer

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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…

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Preparing for a Medical Appointment

By Bonney Elliott on February 5 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

As a Cancer Coach, I work with people living with cancer and their loved ones to regain a sense of control after a diagnosis of cancer. A frequent…

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World Cancer Day: We Can Improve Access to Care

By Linda Eagen on February 2 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, News ]

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, an annual event raising awareness about the disease, and advocating for positive change in the…

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Caring for A Loved One With Cancer

By Patricia Barrett-Robillard on January 3 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If you are a caregiver, you probably know that caring for a loved one can be very overwhelming and stressful at times.  Caregivers often report…

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What are you hoping for this holiday season?

By Bonney Elliott on December 13 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a cancer coach, I listen to the hopes and dreams of people living with cancer and their families. Hope means different things to different…