The following community resources are relevant to those facing cancer across the country. For additional resources available in your local community, please visit the community resources section for your local centre.
Bladder Cancer Canada
A national organization helping bladder cancer patients and their support team in the day-to-day issues with the disease. To raise awareness of bladder cancer among the general public and medical community; to advocate for allocation of government and private funds directed to the diagnosis, treatment and medical research to eliminate bladder cancer.
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every person in Canada affected by a brain tumour with support, education and information, and to funding brain tumour research.
Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Caring Voices is an online community for individuals coping with cancer. Caring Voices can be used to access current resources, learn about upcoming survivorship events, take part in chats and discussions and meet other survivors.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Look Good, Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better is a national non-profit program committed to helping women manage the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatment. The cornerstone of the program is the free 2-hour workshop led by industry trained cosmeticians and hair alternatives specialists.
Lung Cancer Canada
Lung Cancer Canada’s sole mission is to raise awareness, provide patient focused information and offer peer support to everyone touched by lung cancer.
Lymphoma Foundation Canada
Lymphoma Foundation Canada provides information on new treatments and research, as well as support patient education workshops and seminars to help people understand and manage their Lymphoma.
Lymphedema Association of Ontario
The Lymphedema Association of Ontario provides support, up-to-date information on care and treatment of lymphovenous disorders and useful information on talking to health insurance companies to get the maximum coverage for garments, assistive devices and therapies.
Man to Man
Man to Man is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization consisting of men who are all prostate cancer survivors and who want to help others diagnosed with the disease.
Ovarian Cancer Canada
Ovarian Cancer Canada is a registered Canadian charitable organization dedicated to overcoming ovarian cancer. They provide leadership by supporting women living with the disease and their families, raising awareness, and funding research to develop early detection techniques, improved treatment and ultimately a cure.
Pancreatic Cancer Canada
Pancreatic Cancer Canada works to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, and to support innovative research into early detection methods
Wellspring Training Centre
Drawing on years of experience in professional leadership and program delivery, Wellspring offers professional development opportunities to health care professionals and organizations across Canada so that they might enhance their support of patients and caregivers. www.wellspring.ca/training
Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada
Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada is a national not-for-profit organization that provides free support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Young Adult Cancer Canada
Young Adult Cancer Canada is an online resource focused on inspiring, informing and supporting young adults, ages 15-30, dealing with cancer.
Rethink Breast Cancer
Rethink Breast Cancer is a charity helping young people who are concerned about and affected by breast cancer through innovative breast cancer education, research and support programs.
Sharing strength is an online resource and community for women with breast cancer.