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

Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor Award

We believe survivorship begins at the time of diagnosis. And surrounding every cancer survivor, there are people who care: we call them Co-Survivors. Whether it’s a friend, a family member, a medical professional or an online supporter, you told us who made your cancer experience a little better with their selfless support. Read now

The Side Effect No One Talks About

“We just clicked, and everything was wonderful and spontaneous,” says the 57-year-old mother of three. “Then cancer hit,” she says with no laughter, “and suddenly it wasn’t like that anymore.” 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

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

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia, a program of the Department of Health and Wellness, was created to reduce the effects of cancer on individuals and families through research, prevention and screening, and lessen the fear of cancer through education and information. Read now

Mirror Ball 2014

Colourful. Bold. Sexy. These words give you a hint of what's in store for you at Mirror Ball 2014! 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