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Topic: Diagnosis & Treatment

Stories and info for the many ways your life is changed throughout your cancer experience.

Cooking for Caregivers

During the tough days of treatment, caregivers often assume many additional duties. Keeping their loved one – and themselves – well-nourished is vital, but it’s not always easy. Tasty, healthy make-ahead meals can be the secret to ensuring everyone is eating well. Read now

A Head Above the Rest

For many people, hair loss is one of the most emotionally devastating side effects of chemotherapy, affecting our self-image and our quality of life. But there is good news. First, the hair lost during chemotherapy will grow back. Second, there are a number of attractive ways to cover hair loss. Scarves and hats, for example, are stylish, comfortable and allow for a lot of creativity. Read now

Finding Support

Finding Support

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

Jane’s story

Jane’s story

Jane's story View

In Cancerland: Living Well is the Best Revenge,

Libby’s is a no-punches-pulled, frank and insightful look into the sequence of events that shaped her experience, often written as they unfolded. Reactions and frustrations are shared, from having to wait for an appointment with a specialist after initially detecting the lump, to having to make serious health choices once tests were confirmed. Read more

The Inner Path to Healing

The Inner Path to Healing is a detailed, intimate and gripping account of a woman striving to decode the message her cancer is sending her. She relives every step, revealing along the way a path to emotional, spiritual, and yes, physical healing. 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

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