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News, research, articles, videos, links and tips that may help you through your cancer journey.

Beauty Beats the Cancer Blues

For women grappling with the effects cancer treatment has on their appearance, a Look Good Feel Better workshop is like a makeover for the spirit. Read now

“There’s a lot of living we can do”

When you're learning to "lean into life" with metastatic cancer, online friends can be the support that helps you face each day with hope. Read now

The Cancer Blues

The Cancer Blues

In this poignant and emotional film, we meet Dionne Warner, an 8-time cancer survivor and we metaphorically experience a bit of her struggle with the Cancer Blues – a term for the emotional distress caused by cancer and its treatment. Not only do we get a taste of how difficult it is for her to face the world everyday wearing her illness ‘on her sleeve’, but also how important it can be to gain back a bit of control through the techniques taught in the free workshops offered by the Look Good Feel Better program. View

Finding Support

Finding Support

Mother and daughter, Lorena and Sarah, talk about Sarah's cancer journey and the importance of finding support. View

Lives Affected by Cancer

Lives Affected by Cancer magazine is full of inspirational stories, information and resources to help women and their supporters face cancer with hope and optimism. Read more

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook

Thoroughly researched, with an easy-to-understand approach, this book helps patients and caregivers understand the role of nutrition during cancer treatment and provides nutritional strategies for managing difficult side effects and concurrent conditions. Read more

Learning Links

Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada

With programs for adults and children facing the hardships of a cancer diagnosis, the Cancer Recovery Foundation focuses on improving mental, social and emotional well-being while helping to minimize the devastation that cancer can cause. A national footprint allows the Foundation to make a difference in all communities, providing a helping hand wherever needed financially, educationally and supportively. Read now

Lung Cancer Canada

Lung Cancer Canada provides education about lung cancer to patients and families, healthcare professionals and the general public through newsletters and educational materials available in print versions or online. Read now

Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor Award Recognizes Loved Ones of Cancer Survivors

Today, on World Cancer Day, Beauty Gives Back is launching the 2016 Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor Award to recognize the selfless devotion of Canadians supporting a loved one through cancer treatment and recovery. The contest will also raise awareness of and offer support for the “Cancer Blues,” the emotional fallout from cancer. Read more

Fancy Hats and Afternoon Tea at Windsor Arms Hotel

Tea-time guests now have the opportunity to support Look Good Feel Better by giving back in one simple way: wearing a fancy hat for afternoon tea. Read more