Category Archives: Families

Sacrificing his braid in honour of his warrior brothers

By Catherine Boivin on May 27 / 2016

[ Cancer, Events, Families, News ]

“I find it very difficult to see so many people, family and friends go through this battle and not be able to fight with them.” –…

Cancer Coaching brings Lisa a new work-life balance

By Cancer Foundation on May 27 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, News ]

Her initial diagnosis of colon cancer came just before Christmas 2010. It was difficult news but she wanted to be strong for her girls, so…

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on February 25 / 2016

[ Cancer, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

Does sugar feed cancer? This is one of the most common questions in the world of nutrition and oncology. The short answer to this question is no,…

NEW Workshop for Caregivers: Positive Thinking Through Self Hypnosis

By Stephanie Woodard on January 27 / 2016

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

The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation offers a number of Coaching Workshops to provide Cancer Survivors and Caregivers with the opportunity…

antioxidant rich beet and pomegranate salad

Antioxidants to Your Rescue!

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on January 27 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

You may have heard the term antioxidant and if so, you most likely heard it in the same sentence as cancer prevention. But, how do antioxidants really…

Holiday Eats

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on December 15 / 2015

[ Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

The holidays – the most wonderful (and difficult) time of the year! No matter how hard you may try, you will find yourself surrounded by sweets…

Eat your fruits & veggies – and learn why!

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Nutrition ]

I’m sure you can recall a time when you were told to eat your vegetables and fruit. But have you ever asked yourself Why? Why are these foods…

Emily’s Plate

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

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

My name is Emily Fitzgerald and I have recently had the pleasure of joining the team at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. As this is my…

Lights! Camera! Cure! supporting Cancer Coaching

By Marianne Loken on September 22 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events, Families ]

Cancer Coaching gave Jen support anD information when she needed it. Now Jen is giving back. Jen Mielke wasn’t worried the day she went for a…

Power Foods for Families On-The-Go

By Patricia Jean-Vézina on September 8 / 2015

[ Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

It’s that time of year again! With the end of summer comes the end of holidays and getaways – and a return to the hectic everyday schedule…