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Coaching in Ottawa’s East End: Help us Spread the Word!

By Cancer Foundation on August 2 / 2018

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Since the Cancer Foundation launched its eastern Coaching location last year at the Clarence-Rockland Family Health Team, it has been both an…

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A Breakthrough in Local Brain Cancer Research

By Cancer Foundation on July 20 / 2018

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Thanks to the generosity of local donors, we are coming much closer to a new, made-in-Ottawa cancer therapy. Local researcher Dr. Ian Lorimer…

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Defying “The Usual” thanks to a Clinical Trial

By Christian McCuaig on July 5 / 2018

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When Elaine Cawadias found out she had ovarian cancer, she experienced a rather unexpected emotion: relief. Her symptoms had started only…

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Patient Activation: Evidence Says Some Breast Cancer Patients Might Not Need Chemo

By Cancer Foundation on June 18 / 2018

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An extensive study has recently determined that most women with a common, early-stage form of breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without…

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Having Courageous Conversations

By Bonney Elliott on June 7 / 2018

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Bonney Elliott, a Cancer Coach at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, shares her insight on having some of life’s more difficult conversations with…

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Virtual Cancer Coaching…There’s an App for That!

By Cancer Foundation on May 23 / 2018

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Thanks to an exciting new partnership, local patients will now be able to communicate with their Cancer Coach and manage their health more easily…

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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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Putting our affairs in order: lessons learned

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

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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…

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She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation on June 28 / 2017

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

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A Breakfast of True Champions

By Linda Eagen on May 11 / 2017

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Photo: Leadership Committee members, Table Captains, Speakers and Sponsors gather together at the Cancer Champions Breakfast. Photographed by…