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Topic: Relationships

Whether it’s maintaining intimacy with your spouse, or managing the reactions of friends, family and coworkers, many women find their relationships are changed by cancer.

Riding Shotgun

When Don’s wife, Kate, was diagnosed with cancer, he was there to help find the support and resources she needed. Finding support for himself, however, proved more difficult. Read now

Out of the Shadows

It's not a group anyone wants to join—the support team for a loved one with cancer—but the quiet efforts of partners, siblings, friends and neighbours often are what make the journey possible. Here, we shine a light on some of those unsung heroes. 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

Lives Affected By Cancer

Lives Affected By Cancer

While undergoing cancer treatment, Line Rocheleau attened a Look Good Feel Better workshop, the companion program to Facing Cancer Together. Line talks about her cancer journey and how it has made her a braver, more confident woman. View

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

Intimacy After Breast Cancer: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Your Body, Relationships, and Sex

Gina “discusses the sensitive issues of self-esteem, body image, and sexuality to help you become the total woman you still are.” 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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