Category Archives: Cancer

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…

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…

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…

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…

Feeling happier in spite of cancer, thanks to YOU

By Cancer Foundation on October 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching ]

Wouldn’t that be a positive change? And for the thirteen women who participated in the After the Bell: Nature Retreat,…

How Our Community Came to Battle Cancer with the Blues

By Cancer Foundation on September 11 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events, Families, News ]

There’s much more to this special music gala than two hardworking high school students trying to make a difference in their community. Mary…

Two Day Nature Retreat for Women who Completed Cancer Treatment

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events ]

It’s called the ‘After the Bell nature retreat’ and it takes place Fri Sept 22 – Sat Sept 23 2017 The Cancer Foundation…

Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

And that’s exactly what the Cooke family is doing. After a recent brain cancer diagnosis in their family, the Cookes got involved with the Ottawa…

She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation on June 28 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

EPIC WALK Ambassador Allison McBrine shares why she believes the event’s impact will extend far beyond its final year. [Photo: Rachel Gallipeau] Each…

Team Honour Ottawa Police Courage – Our Epic Walk Experience

By Cancer Foundation on May 18 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, Families, News, Research ]

By Sandra McLaren In 2016, a small group of colleagues got together, led by Director General Debra Frazer, to consider participating in…