Category Archives: Cancer

Senior woman sitting alone on a chair at home. Retired woman relaxing in living room.

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…

Unsplash - Couple Holding Hands

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…

Illustration of human lungs with faceted low-poly geometry effect

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.…

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…

Ariane 2

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.…

Selection of vegan plant protein sources - tofu, quinoa, spinach, broccoli, chia, nuts and seeds, wood background

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…

ChineseCaregivers2

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…

Dr. Ilkow

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…

IMG_0491

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…