Category Archives: News

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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…

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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…

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Combined Immunotherapies: The Path to a Cure

By Cancer Foundation on April 26 / 2018

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News ]

When Dr. John Bell and Dr. Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault of The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa recently tested a cure for…

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Celebrating Milestones in Local Clinical Trials

By Cancer Foundation on April 5 / 2018

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News, Research ]

The Cancer Foundation celebrates a grant to the Clinical Trials Office in 2016. For over a decade, the Cancer Foundation has been one…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…