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A Decade of Hope: Reflecting on Ten Years of the Cancer Champions Breakfast

By Cancer Foundation on May 8 / 2019

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Ottawa is a very generous place. We’ve seen evidence of it again and again through storms and floods, and we have seen it for ten years now…


Ode to a Mother

By Cancer Foundation on May 2 / 2019

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Earlier this year, the daughter of a woman facing cancer penned a moving poem about her relationship with her mother, and the struggles they have…

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New Clinical Trial First to Show Immunotherapy Efficacy in Colorectal Cancer

By Cancer Foundation on March 28 / 2019

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Canadian researchers recently studied the effects of immunotherapy on colorectal cancers that had become resistant to other standard treatments.…


Putting a Cap on Cancer

By Cancer Foundation on March 27 / 2019

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“I know I’ve taken very good care of myself throughout my entire life. I really believed my healthy habits would help me prevent things like…

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For Some, Reiki Makes All the Difference

By Cancer Foundation on March 4 / 2019

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A few years ago, Julie was taken by surprise with a sudden diagnosis of cervical cancer. Her situation forced her to begin radiation and chemotherapy…

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The Effects of Cancer on Sexual Health

By Cancer Foundation on February 11 / 2019

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For many patients, the impact of cancer on sexual health can last for years. Depending on the type of cancer a person is facing, the surgery,…


Loneliness: Another Forgotten Challenge of Cancer

By Cancer Foundation on January 30 / 2019

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Did you know that here in Canada, at least one in five people experience some degree of loneliness or social isolation? Loneliness can sometimes…

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Canada’s New & Improved Food Guide: A Dietitian and Cancer Nutrition Coach Weighs In

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on January 24 / 2019

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There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Canada’s food guide this week, as a new and improved version was released on Tuesday featuring some pretty big…


Unraveling the Miracle

By Cancer Foundation on December 27 / 2018

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You’ve made Dr. Auer’s research possible by supporting local research through the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Now patients with advanced…

« Le coaching en matière de cancer nous a beaucoup aidés, ma famille et moi, à réduire notre anxiété, à rester positifs et à profiter de cette dernière année et demie au cours de laquelle le cancer a fait partie de notre vie. Merci! » - Chris Moore

Living in the Moment: Chris’ Story

By Cancer Foundation on December 17 / 2018

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Photo: Chris with his two of his three sons. “I was shocked,” Chris says of the day he found out he had glioblastoma, a deadly…