Category Archives: Families

Matching our Community’s Compassion

By Cancer Foundation on February 8 / 2018

[ Families, News ]

Having watched many of their loved ones confront difficult illnesses throughout their lives, Uttra and Subhas have been extremely active in supporting new ideas and promising…

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…

Let’s show we K2 Care!

By Catherine Boivin on October 5 / 2017

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

Guests at the K2Care Campaign Launch listened intently as Mark Cooke told his story, explaining that a single doctor’s appointment in Ottawa could…

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…

Putting our affairs in order: lessons learned

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Uncategorized ]

As Cancer Coaches, what matters to YOU matters to us. And many of you have expressed that what matters to you is getting your affairs in…

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…

One less challenge for West-Enders like Wendy

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families, News ]

“My younger son, he’s very affectionate,” says Wendy Firth, a mother of two boys, 9-year-old Jacob and Joshua, who’s 11. “Whenever he thinks I’m not…

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…

For the Love of Dad

By Cancer Foundation on June 2 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families ]

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and for this Dad, it means everything. Dan Chook Reid is the father of Marcus, a one-and-a-half year-old…