Category Archives: Cancer

A Salute to Our Volunteers: The Value of One, The Power of Many

By Cancer Foundation on March 29 / 2021

[ Cancer, Uncategorized ]

Claudia Guidolin and Alain Lamoureux are two of the volunteers we are recognizing this year for National Volunteer Week. Every April during National…

Coping with Cancer-Related Fatigue

By Cancer Foundation on February 18 / 2021

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Nutrition ]

Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side-effects of cancer and its treatment. Many patients describe it as a “whole body experience”…

The Flow Cytometer: One Step Closer to Unlocking the Mysteries of Cancer

By Cancer Foundation on February 10 / 2021

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News, Research ]

As researchers around the world race to discover new approaches to treating cancer, many believe the answer lies in tailoring treatment specifically…

Coping with Loneliness and Isolation As the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

By Cancer Foundation on January 14 / 2021

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Uncategorized ]

Here in Canada, it’s estimated that at least one in five people regularly experience some degree of loneliness or social isolation…and this number has…

Celebrating the Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Cancer Foundation on December 2 / 2020

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

There’s no doubt about it, the holidays will be different this year. After all, celebrating the holidays during a global pandemic certainly isn’t…

The Ride for Survivorship – Celebrating a 50th Birthday and 13 Years of Cancer Survivorship!

By Cancer Foundation on November 4 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families ]

When you look at Robert Rishikof – a loving husband and father, an adventurous cyclist, a dedicated fundraiser, and much more – it’s…

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…